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Van Orden, Peter S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Peter S. Van Orden of Rockland County was Major General of the Fourth Infantry Division (15th and 29th Brigades) of the New York State Militia, and a New York State Assemblyman. Papers consist of correspondence (mainly letters received), brigade... more
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
Van Cortlandt, Pierre, 1762-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3127
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848) was a soldier and politician from Westchester County, New York. He was a U.S. Congressman from 1811-1812 and a brigadier general in the Westchester militia during the War of 1812. His first wife, Catharine... more
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3729
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Attorney, Governor of New York, and U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Original letters to various correspondents, 1838-1866 and undated; typed transcripts of letters to James Bowen, 1838-1846; journal of a trip from Washington, D.C.... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 564
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Clay (1777-1852), an American statesman, served as Congressman from Kentucky and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1811 to 1821 and 1823 to 1825. He was Secretary of State (1825-1829) and Whig Party senator (1831-1842, 1849-1852).... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3399
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 1 microfilm reel)
Silas Wright was an American lawyer and statesman, and a member of the "Albany Regency" that dominated the New York State politics in the early decades of the 19th Century. He was a member of the New York State senate from 1824 to 1827, and was... more
Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1726
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Typewritten copies of letters written by Algernon Sidney (pseudonym of Benjamin W. Leigh) to the Richmond (Va.) Enquirer in May-June 1821 relating to the case of Cohens v. Virginia
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Ferris, Charles G. (Charles Goadsby), approximately 1796-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4376
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, predominantly letters received by New York Congressman Charles Goadsby Ferris. Most letters are from Ferris's constituents, requesting appointments and other favors
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4369
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Edward Everett (1794-1865) was an American politician, pastor, educator, and diplomat from Massachusetts. He served as United States Representative and Senator, Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of... more
Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American politician Robert Goodloe Harper between 1798 and 1824, with the bulk written between 1806 and 1823. Letters are generally professional in scope, and include discussions of the capture of the ship "Clyde" in September,... more
Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4479
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and documents of Amos Kendall, American lawyer, journalist, politician, and Postmaster General during the Jackson and Van Buren administrations. Early letters relate to business ventures and debts; letters dating from the 1830s concern... more
Green, Duff, 1791-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4423
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American military officer, politician, journalist, and railroad industrialist Duff Green to various parties. Early letters are political in nature, with most written in confidence, including an 1827 letter to publishers Gale and... more
Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4421
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American politician and lawyer Gideon Granger to various parties relating to business and legal affairs, such as money owed on land purchases. Also present is an 1805 circular letter from Granger addressing charges made against him... more
Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4419
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters from American politician Christopher Gore to various parties relating to business and financial matters
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4686
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Fernando Wood was an American Democratic politician who served as mayor of New York City; United States Representative; and Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress. This collection consists predominantly of... more
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1299
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, ca.... more
New York Times Company.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17811
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851. The collection... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
Dearborn, H.A.S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 9326
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
New York (State). Comptroller's Office
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2203
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The New York State Office of the Comptroller was established in 1797. The Comptroller is the State’s chief fiscal officer. The collection consists of a memorandum book (1 volume) dating from 1799 to 1826, kept by Comptrollers Archibald McIntyre... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 756
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3753
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4659
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
William Peter Van Ness (1778-1826) of Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York and New York City was a lawyer, U.S. District Court judge, author, and Columbia College graduate. He was active in Democratic-Republican politics and served as Aaron... more
Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4661
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764-1839) was an American soldier, New York State lieutenant governor, U.S. congressman, and the last patroon of the manor of Rensselaerswyck, near Albany. Letters to Van Rensselaer (1786-1826) and from him (1790-1838)... more
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4230
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (1740-1809) was Governor of Connecticut from 1797 until his death in 1809. He was the son of Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785), Governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1786. During the American Revolution, Trumbull was a Paymaster... 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
Tillotson, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4648
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Ten letters to Thomas Tillotson (d.1832), physician and politician, who twice served as New York State Secretary of State between 1801-1808. Nine are from kinsmen Robert R. Livingston, Edward Livingston, Brockholst Livingston, and John Armstrong,... more
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23168
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book kept by Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, showing receipts and disbursements mainly at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Monticello, Virginia; and Washington, D.C., 1791-1803. Daily entries in daybook form concern... more
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 20
2.25 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversized folders)
Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader. Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797. The Adams papers contain letters to... more
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