John Greig papers, 1794-1870.


John Greig papers, 1794-1870.

Correspondence; accounts of purchases, payments, and unsold lands; surveys; tax receipts, contracts, notes, bonds, deeds, powers of attorney; and maps and field notes of the New York Military Tract and city lots of Rochester and Ontario County, New York. Papers relating to Greig's land interests include material on the Chenango Triangle, the Hornby Estate, the New York Military Tract, Cottringer Tract, Ogden Tract, and Pulteney Estate. Documenting his activities as a promoter of internal improvements are materials on the Charlotte to Rochester Railroad, Erie Canal, Rochester and Carthage Railroad, Rochester and Ontario Plank Road, Sodus Canal Association, and the Sodus Land Company. Also included is miscellaneous material on local history, papers concerning the settlement of Greig's estate, and extensive correspondence and other papers of family members and friends in the United States, Scotland and England discussing American political and economic issues and internal British politics. Also contains letters, papers, and other records of Thomas Morris, 1790-1848; John and Eunice Tryon, 1790-1819; John Phelps and John L. Phelps, 1790-1838; Joseph Fellows, 1828-1868; Elias Kane, 1791-1817; the Pulteney Estate, 1810-1821; Eliza Greig; Alexander Greig, 1825-1866; Alexander Duncan, 1830-1877; Chapins, 1791-1862; George W. Kirkland, 1784-1797; John Rankine, 1867-1879; and William Jeffrey, 1841-1870.

18 reels positive, 18 reels negative microfilm.

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Lawyer, landowner, United States Representative. From the description of Papers, 1816-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573465 Lawyer, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York State, member of the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. From the description of Statement of account with Thomas Morris, 1843 April 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122434284 Lawyer, banker, educator, and Congressman, from Canandai...

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Kirkland, George (person)

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