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Found 5 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865

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Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1065
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
John Wakefield Francis (1789-1861) was a physician who co-founded the New York Academy of Medicine. He served as the second president of the Academy, taught at Bellevue Hospital, wrote medical texts, and edited professional journals. Collection... more
Meigs, Henry, 1782-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23098
.3 linear feet (4 volumes)
Henry Meigs (1782-1861) was a New York lawyer, assemblyman, and congressman. He was the recording secretary of the American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention. The Informal Proceedings of the American... more
Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3092
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The first series, 1792-1894, represents the bulk of the papers and consist of letters, certificates of registration for crews and vessels, returns of manifests, documents regarding imports and exports, petitions for various positions and... more
Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2946
.92 linear feet (7 volumes)
The Society of Tammany, or Columbian Order, was a fraternal, patriotic and benevolent society founded in New York City in 1786. It was officially organized under a constitution in 1789. The Society played an instrumental role in the development of... more
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