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Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, duke of , 1769-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3280
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists chiefly of letters, most in the hand of soldier and statesman Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, briefly acknowledging correspondence or confirming engagements. A clipped signature and autograph address leaf are... more
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 1st (1846-1848)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4101
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of documents relative to a gold box award bequeathed to Brevet Brigadier General Ward B. Burnett by the estate of General Andrew Jackson. The award was originally bestowed on General Jackson by the Mayor of New York City in 1818
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4167
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was an American soldier, diplomat, and politician. The papers consist of regimental orders delivered by Cass during the War of 1812; letters relating to his military duties during and after the war; and letters sent by Cass... more
Cochran, John W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4211
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Cochran family papers consist of the diary, in shorthand, of John W. Cochran of Illinois and Vancouver, Washington, kept while serving with Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War, a few letters to him from Robert G. Ingersoll, clippings and... more
Cowtan, Charles W., 1842-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4257
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1861-1916, between Charles W. Cowtan and various military and civilian figures relating to the 10th New York Volunteers during the Civil War. Also includes certificates relating to his military commissions and service, and to his... more
Strückman, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22265
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters, 1858-1862, by and relating to William Strückman (also spelled Strickman and Stickman) of New York City, a bugler with the U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Regiment Mounted Rifles, stationed at the School of Cavalry Practice at Carlisle Barracks,... more
Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4158
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Sir Guy Carleton (1724-1808) served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, Governor General of British North America, and commanded British troops in Quebec during the American War of Independence. He oversaw the evacuation of British forces,... more
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4435
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1858 and 1866 from William J. Hardee, later a General in the Confederate Army, during his tenure as Commandant of Cadets at West Point. Letters are addressed to Miss Clara K. Paige, daughter of statesman Alonzo C. Paige.... more
Forsyth, James W. (James William), 1836-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19070
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A typescript copy of the statement of Brigadier General James W. Forsyth in defense of the 7th Cavalry while under his command in actions against the Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee, 29 December 1890, and at Drexel Mission, South Dakota, 30... more
Chester, George M. (George Morell), 1838-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22941
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter (6 p.) from American newspaper journalist George M. Chester (1838-1891) to his mother, 1871 July 16, providing a vivid eyewitness account of the New York City Orange Riot of July 12. Chester was the son of John and Catherine M. Chester of... more
Townsend, Frederick, 1825-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4651
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Frederick Townsend (1825-1897), the son of Isaiah and Hannah Townsend of Albany, New York, was a U.S. Army officer and Adjutant General of the State of New York. The collection consists of three letters to or about Townsend concerning military... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Hubbard, George A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6160
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George A. Hubbard (1843-1914), a native of Oneida County, New York, served in the 117th New York Infantry during the American Civil War. The collection consists of letters, diaries, notes and carte-de-visite photographs, mainly recording George A.... more
Whiting, John C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3316
1 linear foot (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Diaries recollect the personal experiences of John C. Whiting and his daughter Betty Whiting. John C. Whiting diaries, 1861-1863, cover his enlistment and daily military activities, many of which took place in eastern Virginia. Diaries, 1924-1969,... more
Leland, Claude Granger, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1728
2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 v.)
Claude G. Leland (1874?-1950) was the Superintendent of Libraries for the Board of Education of New York City from 1903 to 1943. He served in the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1903 and again from 1914 to 1919. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Wilkinson, Harry P., 1874-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4679
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Harry P. Wilkinson (Henry Porteus Wilkinson, 1874-1949), of Brooklyn, New York, served in Company G of the 47th Regiment of the New York National Guard, federalized for service in the Spanish-American War. He enlisted May 2, 1898, and mustered out... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... more
Griffin, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1866-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1246
14 linear feet (25 boxes)
Anthony Jerome Griffin (1866-1935) was a lawyer and U.S. Representative from the Bronx, New York City. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899; practiced law in the Bronx; was founder and editor of the Bronx Independent; and served four... more
Pierce, Charles E. (Charles Edgar), 1842-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24251
.23 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Charles E. Pierce (1842-1907), a farmer from Oneida County, New York, served as a private in Company I of the 146th New York Infantry from 1862 to 1865 during the American Civil War. The Charles E. Pierce cash book, 1853-1879, contains a narrative... more
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23877
.76 linear feet (4 volumes)
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. William Berkeley Lewis (1784-1866) of Tennessee was Andrew Jackson's friend and political advisor. The Andrew Jackson and William B. Lewis... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
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