Found 3 collections related to Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746

New York (N.Y.). Common Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4034
.1 linear feet
Testimonial extending the public thanks and presenting the freedom of the city to Andrew Hamilton for his "generous Defence of the Rights of Mankind and the Liberty of the Press in the Case of John Peter Zenger." Document is signed by clerk Will... more
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