United States finance collection, 1761-1908 (bulk 1793-1873).


United States finance collection, 1761-1908 (bulk 1793-1873).

United States finance collection, 1761-1908 (bulk 1793-1873).

Correspondence; claims against the federal government and the Bank of the United States; U.S. lottery drawings, 1779; items relating to New York (State) Supreme Court cases; proposed laws for Wyoming Territory, 1870; state marshal reports of "alien enemies who have reported themselves," 1812-1814; state power of attorney authorizations; U.S. consulate reports; French and Spanish indemnity payments; bond payments; indentures; statements of accounts; invoices; and other records. Includes letters signed by Ulysses S. Grant, Alexander Hamilton, Rutherford B. Hayes, and James K. Polk.

2,500 items.10 containers plus 4 oversize.5 linear feet.

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New York (State). Supreme Court of Judicature

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Between 1786 and 1829 the Supreme Court and the county courts of common pleas shared with the Surrogate's Courts the power to prove and record wills devising real property, and also wills whose witnesses were unable to appear in court. In addition, between 1801 and 1829 the Supreme Court had the exclusive power to prove and record wills devising real property located in several counties. (Wills proved in the courts of common pleas were recorded by the county clerks). After a will was proved and ...

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Bank of the United States (1816-1836)

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In 1816, the Bank of the United States was rechartered, the first charter having expired in 1811, in an attempt to stabilize the national currency. Within the first three years, the bank was nearly ruined due to mismanagement. Langdon Cheves was elected president of its board of directors in 1819 and restored the bank's credit. In 1822, he resigned the post and was succeeded by Nicholas Biddle. The national charter for the bank expired in 1836, but Biddle kept the bank in operation until 1841, u...

New York State, Supreme court

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Czolgosz fatally wounded President William McKinley at the Pan- American Exposition, 6 Sept. 1901. From the description of The People of the State of New York vs. Leon Czolgosz : transcript, 1901 Sept. 23-26. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33113709 Mr. Shaeffer, trader, lived in the village of Manlius, in the county Onondaga, New York. He was in debt (2,882 pounds or $7,205) to Leonard Ganswoort and Philip S[chuyler?] Van Rensselaer. From the descr...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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James Knox Polk followed a career path which was blazed by Andrew Jackson. Both men hailed from southwestern North Carolina. Both migrated to Tennessee, where they practiced law and entered politics, and both were elected president of the United States. As similar as their paths were, James Polk was a different personality from his fiery predecessor. His life and career were marked by a relentless pursuit of his goals instead of the dramatic aura that perpetually surrounded Jackson. The effect...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Bank of the United States (1791-1811)

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