Found 33 collections related to Real property -- New York (State)

Weston, Roswell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3302
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is Roswell Weston's land record book, which documents land transactions in the Old Military Tract in Clinton, Franklin, and Essex Counties, New York (1811-1854). Other New York State property locations mentioned include Warren County,... more
Low, Nicholas, 1739-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1815
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
This land book contains tabulated lists of land bought, sold, or leased by New York City merchant Nicholas Low and his estate. The properties are located in New York City, Ballston Spa, Township number 2 (Watertown), Township number 7 (Adams), and... more
Cock, Elijah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4212
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers of Elijah Cock, merchant of New York City, and of his sons George, John, and Townsend Cock, including land papers, bonds, notes, contracts, accounts, and the will of Elijah Cock
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4302
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of various legal documents relating to the estate of the Curry family of New York City and Westchester County, New York, including deeds and indentures for properties in Manhattan owned by or bequeathed to various members... more
Martin, Hugh R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1883
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Land papers of Hugh R. Martin and other members of the Martin family for property in the New York towns of Schenectady, Albany, and Saratoga, dated 1720-1890
Horton family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4454
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers of the Horton family of Goshen, Orange County, New York, consisting of conveyances, mortgages, etc., relating to lands in New York City, Ulster County, and Orange County; commission as Lieutenant in the Orange County Regiment of Militia... more
Howland, Humphrey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4459
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five field books containing surveys of land lots in the Central New York Military Tract made by surveyor (and later NY State Assembly member) Humphrey Howland by order of General Ledyard. Lots surveyed were in the Cincinnatus, Marcellus, Manlius,... more
McCarty, David
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4213
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
David McCarty was a merchant of Coeymans, Albany County, New York, and a kinsman of Abraham Lott, the last treasurer of the Colony of New York under the British crown. Collection consists of correspondence, land papers, and legal records... more
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Williams, Cyrus, 1783-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3331
.8 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)
Cyrus Williams (1783-1863) was a merchant and cotton manufacturer of North Stonington and New Haven, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, business records, land papers, diaries of Cyrus Williams, and papers of three of his children.... more
Genet family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1136
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Edmond Charles Genet (1763-1834), known as "Citizen Genet," was the first Minister of the French Republic to the United States. He later became a United States citizen and settled in New York State. Collection consists of land papers,... more
Hasbrouck, Joseph O
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1345
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph O. Hasbrouck was a postmaster and merchant of Tuthill in Ulster County, New York. Collection consists of papers relating to political, legal, financial, and personal matters. Includes a letter, 1847, from an American soldier on board a... more
Lamb family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1685
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Lamb family included John Lamb (1735-1800), Revolutionary War officer and Collector of the Port of New York and his son General Anthony Lamb (d. ca. 1855). Collection consists of deeds and other land records of John Lamb, Anthony Lamb and... 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
Dering, Henry Packer, d. 1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 775
.5 linear feet (1 box, 2 v.)
Henry Packer Dering (d. 1822) was a collector of customs, postmaster and military storekeeper in Sag Harbor, Long Island. He also traded at Aux Cayes, Haiti, as an agent of Nat Gardinier, during the 1780's. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Gaine, Hugh, 1726 or 1727-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1102
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Hugh Gaine (1726 or 1727-1807) was a prominent American printer, bookseller and newspaper publisher who maintained a flourishing shop in New York City from 1752 to 1804. From 1752 to 1783 he printed and published the New-York... more
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Robert Troup (1757-1832) was a lawyer and land agent from New York State. He served as an officer with the American army during the Revolution, practiced law in Albany and New York City, was elected to the State Assembly, and in 1796 was appointed... more
Robertson, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4602
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers of James Robertson, iron manufacturer, relating to his patent stop-cock; fire and damp-proofing of iron safes; adjustable lamps; papers of the ship "Gardiner," and real estate holdings in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County.
Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3148
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize folders)
Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) was a lawyer, later a judge, in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, and in New York City. He was administrator of the estate of William Temple Franklin (1760-1823), the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Collection... more
Duane, James, 1733-1797
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 847
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 2 v.)
James Duane (1733-1797) was a judge, mayor of New York City, and member of the Continental Congress. Collection contains titles to property in Albany, Franklin, Montgomery, Richmond, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington Counties, N.Y., New York... more
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2643
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, real estate developer and public servant. The collection spans from 1801-1881 and consists of correspondence, financial records, land records,... more
Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3405
2.99 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Abraham Yates, Jr. (1724-1796) was an American lawyer, politician, and pamphleteer. He held numerous elected offices and political appointments throughout his life including sheriff of Albany city and county from 1754 to 1759, chairman of the... more
Ruggles, Charles Herman, 1789-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2641
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Herman Ruggles (1789-1865), judge and congressman, was elected a representative from Poughkeepsie, New York, to the U.S. Congress, 1821-1823. He was a circuit judge and vice-chancellor of the Second Judicial District of New York,... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Van Rensselaer family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3136
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Van Rensselaers and Forts were land-owning families in eastern New York State during the 17th century. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and land papers of the Van Rensselaer, Fort, Van Veghten, and other New York State families.... more
Gaine, Hugh, 1726 or 1727-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4393
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Hugh Gaine (1726 or 1727-1807) was a prominent American printer, bookseller, and newspaper publisher who maintained a flourishing shop in New York City from 1752 to 1804. From 1752 to 1783 he printed and published the New-York... more
Bradstreet, Martha, 1780-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18774
.21 linear feet (1 box)
This collection documents Martha Bradstreet's legal claims to lands in Upstate New York that were once part of the estate of General John Bradstreet. The papers contain letters and documents related to Bradstreet's legal activities in the first... more
Bancker, Evert, 1734-1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 193
3.31 linear feet (15 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Gerard Bancker (1740-1799) and brother Evert Bancker Jr. (1734-1815) were New York City surveyors and members of a wealthy merchant family. The land surveys, plats, and maps that comprise the bulk of the Bancker plans depict the streets,... more
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3035
6 linear feet (17 boxes, 63 v.)
Robert Troup (1757-1832) was a lawyer and land agent from New York State. He served as an officer with the American army during the Revolution, practiced law in Albany and New York City, was elected to the State Assembly, and in 1796 was appointed... more
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