Derby Family Papers, 1716-1921.


Derby Family. Derby Family Papers, 1716-1921.

Derby Family Papers, 1716-1921.

Collection contains shipping, business, legal, and personal papers of Richard Derby (1712-1783), Elias Hasket Derby (1739-1799) and Elias Hasket Derby (1766-1826), John Derby (1741-1812), John Derby (1767-1831), Ezekiel H. Derby, Richard C. Derby (1777-1854), and Richard H. Derby (1844- ). Also includes records for the Alden, Brown, Freeman, Grafton, Johonnet, and Greenwood families.

24 boxes, 18 v. (14 linear feet)

Related Constellations

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Dolphin (Schooner) (corporateBody)

Trading vessel out of Salem and Boston, Mass. From the description of Earnings record, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70923149 ...

Ropes, Pickman & Co. (Salem, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Derby Family. (person)

Alden, Bradford R. (person)

Carpenter, B. Platt (Benjamin Platt), 1837- (person)

Carpenter, a resident of Poughkeepsie, was elected District Attorney of Dutchess County, N.Y. in 1858. In 1871 he was a delegate to the State Constitutional Convention, and the following year was temporary Chairman of the Republican State Convention. He was elected State Senator in 1875, County Judge in 1877, Chairman of Republican State Committee in 1882 and nominee for Lieutenant-Governor of New York that same year. In 1884 he was nominated for the position of Territorial Governor of Montana b...

Nichols, Ichabod, 1749-1839 (person)

Crowninshield, Sarah Gardner; 1773-1807. (person)

Derby, Elias Hasket, 1796-1840. (person)

Crowninshield, Jacob, 1770-1808 (person)

Shipping merchant, politician. Jacob Crowninshield, born in 1770, a son of George Crowninshield and Mary Derby, started his career as a sea captain and merchant in the family business. He is remembered as the man who brought the first live elephants to New York, 1796, the same year that he married Sarah Gardner. He later engaged in politics, as a Massachusetts state senator, 1801, and a United States Representative for Massachusetts, 1803-1808. In 1805, he de...

Crowninshield, George, 1734-1815 (person)

West, Nathaniel, 1756-1851. (person)

Derby, E. H. (Elias Hasket), 1803-1880 (person)

Rantoul, Robert, 1778-1858 (person)

Pickman, Benjamin, 1763-1843 (person)

Crowninshield, Anstiss. (person)

Alden, Anne Colman. (person)

Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851 (person)

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (December 27, 1772 - February 3, 1851) served as the United States Secretary of the Navy between 1815 and 1818, during the administrations of Presidents James Madison and James Monroe. From the description of Letter, April 20, 1815. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168831 Banker, U.S. secretary of the Navy, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Benjamin Williams Crowninshield correspondence, ...

Carnes, Jonathan. (person)

Silsbee, Nathaniel, 1748-1791 (person)

Bullock, Benjamin Hart, 1878-1962 (person)

Bowditch, Thomas. (person)

Derby, Eleanor Coffin, 1779-1859. (person)

Barton, John, 1774-1818 (person)

Derby, Richard C. (Richard Crowninshield), 1777-1854 (person)

Epithet: of Boston, Mass British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000096 ...

Mount Vernon (Ship : 1799) (corporateBody)

Derby, Elias Hasket, 1739-1799 (person)

Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x00008e ...

Derby, Elias Hasket, 1766-1826 (person)