Found 4 collections related to Alexander, James, 1691-1756

Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... more
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6570
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y.
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15701
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of five satirical songs and poems, some likely in the hand of James Alexander, relating to affairs in New York under the administration of Governor William Cosby, 1732-1736
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 37
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. The collection consists of papers relating to the trial of John Peter Zenger, written or collected... more