William Livingston Family papers II, 1789-1822.


Livingston, William, 1723-1790. William Livingston Family papers II, 1789-1822.

William Livingston Family papers II, 1789-1822.

Papers of the Livingston family of Albany, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1698-1788, pertaining to the lives of William, Susannah French, and Brockholst Livingston, John and Sarah Livingston Jay, John C. and Susan Livingston Symmes, and Matthew and Catherine Livingston Ridley. Includes correspondence concerning family matters, politics, legal issues, William's command of the New Jersey Militia as a brigadier general and service as first governor of New Jersey during the Revolutionary War; Brockholst's service in the 3rd and 4th New York Regiment during the Revolutionary War, and John Jay and Brockholst's trip to Europe in 1781. Also includes military orders, petitions and letters received by William as governor of New Jersey; other military and legal papers; and papers of several Schuyler family members, including military papers of Col. Peter Schuyler.

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Jay, John, 1745-1829

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Statesman and jurist. From the description of Letter, 1813 Jan. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243562 Governor of New York State; U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letter, 1797 October 27 : Albany, to John Trumbull, London. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50806321 From the description of Letter, 1778 January 2 : Poughkeepsie, to Marinus Willet. (New Yo...

United States. Continental Army. New York Regiment, 3rd

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Regiment organized between November 1776 and early 1777 under the command of Colonel Peter Gansevoort; disbanded January 1, 1781 and its remaining enlisted men incorporated into other New York regiments. From the description of Orderly book, 1777-1778. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 475876012 ...

Livingston, Brockholst, 1757-1823

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Brockholst Livingston practised law in New York from 1783, and was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1806-1823). Charlotte Hicks was the widow of Whitehead Hicks, mayor of New York. From the description of Letter to William Livingston, 15 April 1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341695 ...

Livingston family.

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Jay, Sarah Livingston, 1756-1802.

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Ridley, Catherine Livingston, 1751-1813.

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Symmes, John Cleves, 1742-1814

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Soldier, jurist, and frontiersman. From the description of Papers of John Cleves Symmes, 1788-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067829 After serving as a New Jersey legislator, judge, and Continental Congressman, Symmes purchased a million acres in Ohio in 1787, where he established several settlements including Cincinnati. From the description of ADS : New York, N.Y., 1786 Apr. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626085 The...

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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William Livingston was born in Albany, New York, on November 30, 1723. After graduation from Yale College in 1741, he practiced law in New York. In 1772 he moved to Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from 1774-1776 and also served as a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. From 1776 until his death in 1790 Livingston served as governor of New Jersey. In 1787 he was a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention and was a signe...

New Jersey. Governors (1776-1790 : Livingston)

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Symmes, Susan Livingston, b. 1748.

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Ridley, Matthew, 1749-1789

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New Jersey. Militia

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The Continental Congress called upon New Jersey in 1775 to form a militia to support Continental forces in New York. Early in 1776, the New Jersey Militia under Colonel Nathaniel Heard was ordered to take about 500 men to Long Island to disarm dissenting Loyalists. While encamped in New York City, Heard was promoted to brigadier general. His brigade, composed of sixteen companies of 160 officers and 1762 enlisted men, took part in Washington's evacuation of New York City on September 12, 1776, a...

Schuyler, Peter.

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Schuyler family.

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Livingston, Susannah French, 1723-1789.

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United States. Continental Army. New York Regiment, 4th

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Regiment organized between November 1776 and early 1777; disbanded January 1, 1781, and its remaining enlisted men incorporated into other New York regiments. During the period covered by these orderly books it was under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Weisenfels. It took part in Sullivan's Expedition in 1779. From the description of Orderly books, 1779-1780. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770550 The 4th Regiment of New York was org...