Williamson Family Papers, 1776-1961.


Williamson family. Williamson Family Papers, 1776-1961.

Williamson Family Papers, 1776-1961.

Correspondence, documents, manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials of the Williamson, Abeel, and Codwise families of New Brunswick NJ and Saint Croix in the West Indies. The Abeel family materials include correspondence from Gen. Nathanael Greene (about the American Revolutionary Army), from David Abeel (concerning his missionary activities in China), and from others. There are documents concerning Abeel family real estate in New York City and other matters, family photographs, and related materials. The Codwise family material includes correspondence concerning their affairs in early New York City and in Saint Croix, where they had inherited a sugar plantation (Mount Victory) from the Rogers family. These letters discuss business interests, slave revolts, and life in Saint Croix. There are also many family photographs. There are correspondence and legal and business papers of Nicholas Williamson (1845-1902) and his family in New Brunswick NJ and his company, the Novelty Rubber Company, in New York City. There are many contracts and patent agreements with Charles and Henry B. Goodyear for rubber manufacturing and business correspondence and related papers from 1851 until 1887. Nicholas Williamson was Mayor of New Brunswick from 1895 until 1900 and there are papers relating to municipal affairs as well as his family's real estate holdings.

4 linear ft. (8 boxes, 1 flat folder, & 3 Flat Boxes).

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Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902.

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Ludlow, H. G. (Henry Gilbert), 1797-1867

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Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909

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Harriman was a wealthy businessman with an interest in trotting horses. He gained control of the Historic Track in Goshen, N.Y. in the 1890s and ran amateur races there. From the description of Papers, 1890-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523846 ...

Throop, Enos Thompson, 1784-1874

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From Albany, New York a lawyer, judge, congressman, and governor of New York. From the description of Letter, Dec. 11, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941340 Lawyer, judge, U.S. Congressman, and Governor of New York; served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1815-1816, and as Governor of New York, 1829-1833. From the description of Papers, 1829-1832 (inclusive) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155038391 Enos Thompson ...

Storer, Agnes Williamson, 1870-

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Wirt, William, 1772-1834

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William Wirt, lawyer and author of Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., served as United States attorney general from 1817 until 1829. He wrote Letters of the British Spy (1803) and Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (1817). From the description of William Wirt letters, 1816-1820; 1832-1833 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23469832 Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army Artillery ...

Williamson, Douwe Ditmars.

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Rice, John Warren, d., 1931.

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Abbott, Austin, 1831-1896

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American lawyer and author. Brother of Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, and partner with him in the law firm "Abbott Brothers." From the guide to the Austin Abbott letter to Gordon L. Ford, 1859, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Van Rensselaer, James Fleming, 1844-1900.

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Devan, Thomas T., 1809-1890

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Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786

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Revolutionary War officer. From the description of Papers, 1778-1786. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19593641 Army officer. From the description of Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979865 Nathanael Greene was a major general in the Continental Army. He was promoted to Quartermaster General in 1778. From the description of Papers, 1778-1780. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat ...

Kellogg, Stephen W. (Stephen Wright), 1822-1904

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Abell family.

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Novelty Rubber Co.

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Warner, Charles F. (Charles Forbes), 1851-

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Goodyear, Charles, 1800-1860

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Epithet: architect, of Mafeking British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x00007f ...

Schuyler, John, 1829-1895

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Howell, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1844-1933

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Resident of Middlesex County, New Jersey; served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1895-1911. From the description of Papers, 1862-1931 (inclusive) 1895-1908 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122616621 U.S. representative, of Middlesex County, N.J. From the description of Papers, 1862-1931; (bulk 1895-1908). (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28410670 ...

Abeel, James, 1733-1825

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James Abeel (1733-1825) was born and raised in New York City where he pursued a commercial career as a young man. During the American Revolution, he served in the First Battalion of the New York City Militia, the Continental Army, and by 1777, as deputy quartermaster general at Morristown, New Jersey. After the war, Abeel and his wife, Gertrude, secured profits from Revolutionary War certificates and acquired land in Washington County, New York. From the description of James Abeel pa...

Abeel, David, 1804-1846

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American missionary From the guide to the David Abeel letter to Mr. Preston, 1897, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Demarest, David D., 1819-1898

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David D. Demarest was born near Hackensack, NJ on July 30, 1819. He earned his A.B. degree from Rutgers College in 1837. He also received an A.M from New Brunswick Seminary in 1840, a D.D. from the College of New Jersey (Princeton) in 1857, and an LL.D. from Rutgers in 1892. A clergyman with the Reformed Church of America, he was a professor in New Brunswick Seminary from 1865-98, and a Rutgers Trustee from 1858-98, serving as Secretary from 1866-98. He died on June 21, 1898. ...

Williamson family.

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The archive deals principally with three families related by marriage: Abeel, Williamson and Codwise. All of the families had strong connections to New York City through business and property holdings. From the description of Williamson Family Papers, 1776-1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470409941 ...

How, Samuel Blanchard, 1790-1868

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