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Graham, Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1189
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound copy of treatise by Alexander Graham titled Reasons "Theoretical and Practical for Pronouncing Against a Free Trade in Corn," dedicated to Charles, Duke of Richmond, Lennox and Aubrigny, President of the Sussex Society for the Protection of... more
Colden, Alice Wadsworth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3194
1 v
Manuscript transcript of a history of the Colden, Murray and other New York families.
Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4259
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Tench Coxe (1755-1824) was an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1788-1789. He was the son of William Coxe and grandson of English physician and governor Daniel Coxe and jurist Tench... more
Fuller, George D., fl. 1840-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4235
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Receipts and other miscellaneous papers of George D. Fuller, an insurance agent in Norwich, Connecticut, who also served as treasurer of the East Middle Town Street School District, and constable of Norwich. Receipts relate to teacher and... more
Edwards, Henry W., 1779-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4360
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry W. Edwards (1779-1847) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut, and later Governor of Connecticut. The papers consist largely of letters from Edwards to Jedidiah Huntington and Thomas U. Cushing during their service... more
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists of several brief notes written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, mostly relating to social engagements, and manuscript copies of verses "Reichthum und Blute," and "Der Gute Schenke Spricht," which notes that it is a translation from the... more
Godwin, William, 1756-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4412
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists predominantly of letters and notes, dated 1803 to 1835, written by English journalist, political philosopher and novelist William Godwin, pertaining to social and professional matters, including a brief discussion of the writings of his... more
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4314
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Simeon De Witt (1756-1834) was Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Surveyor General of the State of New York for the fifty years from 1784 until 1834. The correspondence consists of letters... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4368
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) was a renowned surgeon and early collector of American manuscripts of the revolutionary era. His collection was purchased by John S. Kennedy and presented to The New York Public Library in 1896. Emmet's papers... more
Farquharson, Gregor
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4371
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Six letters from Captain Gregor Farquharson dating between 1824 and 1826. One is addressed to the Earl of Buchan at Edinburgh, "on the repeal of the Forfitures consequent upon the [Jacobite] Rebellions [of] 1715 and 1745."
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4396
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to Joseph Gales and William Winston Seaton, editors of the National Intelligencer, from readers, contributors, and subscribers. Several letters are accompanied by receipts
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4401
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of letters from American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer William Lloyd Garrison to Theodore Tilton; George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll; and W. B. Earle; and manuscript resolutions signed by Garrison, all... more
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17907
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Tyler was the tenth president of the United States, succeeding to the office on the death of William Henry Harrison. Tyler served as a state legislator, governor, U.S. representative, and U.S. senator before being elected Vice President in... more
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4117
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was an American statesman who served as Vice-President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of War, and who served in both the House and Senate representing South Carolina. The papers consist mainly of letters written by... more
Cranch, William, 1769-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of correspondence and legal papers belonging to American lawyer and jurist William Cranch. Correspondence dates from 1794 to 1831, with much of it relating to his real estate and land speculation activities and resultant... more
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4261
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892) was an American writer, artist, and Unitarian minister. The papers consist of a small quantity of correspondence, poems, and financial documents. Correspondence is predominantly outgoing and pertains to both... more
Drake, Benjamin, 1794-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4350
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Drake (1805-1871) was a physician in New York City in the early 19th century. After graduating from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, he continued his studies in Europe before returning to New York to establish a practice. Drake... more
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Drake, Joseph Rodman, 1795-1820
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4351
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820) was an American poet. Drake's poems were frequently published in the Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, and he was considered a member of the "Knickerbocker Group." In 1819, Drake and fellow poet... more
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4348
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802-1887) was an American mental health activist whose efforts culminated in the Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane, one of the first public mental health initiatives in the United States. The collection consists of... 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
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4381
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist primarily of notes and letters sent by American statesman Hamilton Fish to various parties. The letters are generally brief, and relate to both professional and social matters. Autographs and clippings are also present
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4380
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James T. Fields was an American author and publisher. His papers consist of a manuscript poem titled "An Invitation," as well as letters and ephemera. The letters are outgoing, and pertain mainly to social matters and subscriptions to various... more
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4410
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Seven letters written by British Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone to various parties relating to legal and professional matters
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4409
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters written by American lawyer and statesman Henry Dilwood Gilpin to various individuals relating to legal matters
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6406
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters written by Swiss-born American statesman and educator Albert Gallatin. Letters are both professional and social in nature, and include an 1808 letter to President Thomas Jefferson relating to the Embargo Act of 1807; a biographical... more
Gordon, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4004
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Charles Gordon, United States Navy, to Naval Agent John Bullus in New York, 1811-1813. Letters relate to both military and social matters
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4373
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and legal documents belonging to American lawyer and legal scholar David Hoffman of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters concern both personal and professional matters, including the publication of Hoffman's Course of Legal Study, and sales... more
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