Found 7 collections related to Real property -- New York (State) -- 18th century

Holland Land Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1420
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
These documents are records of the Holland Land Company's dealings with Aaron Burr in 1796 and 1799. Herman LeRoy, Jan Lincklaen, and Geritt Boon were Company agents. One document is a December 1, 1796 contract to sell Burr 100,000 acres of land... more
Bradstreet, John, 1711-1774
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4068
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers dated 1773-1795 relating to the affairs of British Major General John Bradstreet and his lands near the Hudson River, including a certificate of indebtedness; a deed from Morgan Lewis; a letter to Colonel Oliver De Lancey; materials from... more
Gordon, James, 1739 - 1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1178
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections and Letters of James Gordon, including his arrival in America, 1758; business ventures; trip to Sandusy, Pittsburgh, Niagra, Oswego, etc.; his trade with Robert Rogers' rangers to Montreal; his capture by Sir John Johnson's corps... more
Walker, Benjamin, 1753-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4670
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Walker (born 1753 in London) was an American soldier, land agent, and U.S. representative from New York, 1801-1803. He served as aide-de-camp to Friederich Wilhelm von Steuben and George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and was... more
Smith, William, 1697-1769
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15658
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Smith (1697-1769) was a New York City lawyer and a Justice of the New York Supreme Court of Judicature. He was the father of American Loyalist William Smith Jr. (1728-1793). The collection consists of three documents signed by William... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The collection comprises Smith's autograph letter signed to Sir William Johnson concerning land holdings of... more
MacGregor, Coll, -1801
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3517
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Collin MacGregor (died 1801), known as Coll MacGregor, was a Scottish New York City merchant acting on behalf of Loyalist or British businessmen in Nova Scotia, Great Britain and elsewhere. The collection consists of letterbooks dated 1783-1784,... more
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