Letterbook, 1839 Jun.-1846 Jun.


Letterbook, 1839 Jun.-1846 Jun.

Letterbook, 1839 Jun.-1846 Jun., kept by New York City attorney and Marine Court judge James Lynch, containing drafts and copies of letters sent by him to associates. Letters pertain to such matters as the progress of individual cases, his various clients' interests, the organization of the courts in New York City, points of law, trials, contemporary Whig politics, financial matters, etc. Many of the letters are unaddressed, but correspondents include: John Armstrong, Jr., Willis Hall, William B. Platt, Killian Miller, and others.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7769977

Churchill County Museum

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Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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John Armstrong Jr. (November 25, 1758 – April 1, 1843) was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War in the James Madison administration. Born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, he received his early education there before studying at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). Armstrong broke off his studies in Princeton in 1775 to return to Pennsylvania and join the fight in the Revo...

Lynch, James, 1781-1853

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Attorney, jurist, and Marine Court judge, New York City. From the description of Letterbook, 1839 Jun.-1846 Jun. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58760409 ...

Miller, Killian, 1785-1859

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Nothing is known of Killian Miller other than a friendship he had with members of the Traver family, some of whom were born in Hudson, NY. Jonathan Wood was a member of the New Lebanon, NY, Shaker community. He was born on August 27, 1791 and died on July 6, 1861. The Shakers admitted him in 1808, and he signed the covenant in 1814. Jonathan served as an assistant deacon before joining New Lebanon's First family in 1819; five years later he was appointed its deacon. Wood resigned from office in ...

Hall, Willis, New York Attorney General.

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Platt, William B.

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