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An influential leader of the New York Presbyterian whigs, William Smith was born in New York City in 1728, and died in 1793 in Quebec, Canada. He was a distinguished lawyer, historian of New York, the last Royal Chief Justice of the Province of New York, and Chief Justice of Lower Canada under Guy Carleton. His son, William smith III, was born in 1769 in New York City and died in 1847 in Quebec. He was a clerk of the provincial parliament, Secretary of State for the colonies, a member of the executive council, and historian of Canada.
DList of loyalists against whom judgments were given under the Confiscation Act
DThomas Kelah Wharton diaries and sketchbook
DBoston Committee of Correspondence records..., dated 1772-1784, document the Committee’s initiatives in colonial political action in Massachusetts under the leadership of Samuel Adams and others, fr...
DJames Madison papers..., dated 1773-1847, primarily consist of correspondence and documents either written by or sent to James Madison. It is a synthetic collection which combines various gifts and p...
DElizabeth De Hart Bleecker diary