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Alexander, William, 1726-1783
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 44
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
William Alexander (1726-1783) of New York City, popularly known as Lord Stirling, was a merchant, public official, the first governor of King's (Columbia) College, and a soldier in the American Revolution. He joined the British army at the onset... more
Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1785
3 linear feet (14 v.)
William Livingston (1723-1790), a lawyer, was the first governor of New Jersey. After practicing law in New York, he was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and also a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. He served as... more