Found 35 collections related to Real property -- New York (State) -- New York

Bridges, Joseph F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 390
2.1 linear feet (12 v.)
Joseph F. Bridges was a New York City surveyor. Collection consists of copies of surveys of real estate in New York City done by Bridges and others. Surveys cover 6th St. to 106th St., West, and 14th St. to 135th St., East.
Morris family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2062
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Morris family lived in Morrisania, New York, N.Y. Collection consists of correspondence, land papers, accounts, and other papers of James Morris, counselor at law and sheriff of the city and county of New York; Thomas Morris; William H.... more
Warner, Leonard
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2151
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains watercolor block diagrams of the lots in New York City's 5th Ward (c.a.1839). This copy was created by Leonard Warner
Evans, Charles John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18815
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
This item document the mismanagement of John Bradstreet's estate by executor Philip Schuyler. The minutes and observations detail discrepancies in the estate accounts that John Charles Evans, husband of Agatha Bradstreet, discovered after numerous... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18708
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Will of Philip Minthorne, 1756 (typed transcript), and papers, 1778-1896, relating to the estates of Stephen Richards, Thomas Randall, Robert R. Randall, and others, as well as other documents relating to the background and proceedings of the case... more
Bogert, Henry A., 1827-1905
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18154
3 v, ill. maps, 28 cm. or smaller; 3 v, ill. maps, 28 cm. or smaller
Henry A. Bogert (1827-1905) was a New York City real estate lawyer who resided in Flushing, New York. The collection consists of three volumes of Henry A. Bogert's manuscript abstracts and property maps drawn from New York City wills, deeds, and... more
Clapp family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18093
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Clapp family members lived in New York City, Westchester and Dutchess Counties, N.Y., and Fairfield County, Conn. The Clapp family papers include 17th and 18th century financial records, land records, and estate records of the Clapp family of New... more
Beebe, Decius
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 244
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Decius Beebe was a merchant in New York City. Collection consists of miscellaneous correspondence, 1858-1888; biographical material; papers relating to land in New York City and Wilbraham, Mass.; and bills and receipts.
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
Pershing, George Orr
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18178
2.5 linear feet
Genealogist. Pershing's correspondence with members of the Edwards family, genealogical notes, completed questionnaires, and clippings, from his genealogical research on the Edwards family. Also, typescript copies and photocopies of 17th - 20th... more
Kurzman & Yeaman
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6354
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Real estate records kept by Kurzman & Yeaman for title searches, etc., on property in New York City and elsewhere. Volume 1: 1868-1871 (#1-150); Vol. 2: 1876-1883 (#553-876 1/2). Each volume is indexed by name and street
Hawxhurst, James, 1775-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3440
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The James Hawxhurst papers include his journal and account book (1797-1851), in which he recorded events on his farms, probably in Flushing, Long Island and Cornwall, New York, and listed prices paid for various farm produce and services. Also... 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
Kip family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1651
22 items (1 box, 1 folder)
The Kip family were early settlers of New Netherlands. Papers, 1664-1845, of the Kip family of Manhattan include deeds, bonds, maps and other papers, some relating to Kip's Bay Farm; also, the will of Jacobus Kip (1770).
Howard Memorial Fund (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 126
15.2 linear feet (13 RC's, I AB, 5 print-boxes)
The Howard Orphanage and Industrial School records consist principally of administrative records dealing with fund raising and financial matters. The majority of the Administration series is correspondence from the office of President L.... more
Stewart and Jones
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2884
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Stewart and Jones were merchants and ship chandlers of New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and miscellaneous records of Stewart and Jones; correspondence and accounts of their predecessor firm, Jones and Ross; papers of... 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
Staples family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4629
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists almost exclusively of land papers, such as indentures, partition deeds, quit claims, mortgages, tax bills, receipts, estate papers, and a map relating to New York City real estate owned by members of the Staples and Sherman... more
Winthrop, Francis Bayard, 1754-1817
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6360
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Deeds, leases, conveyances, etc. for property in New York City and the Cheesecock Patent, Orange County, New York. Most documents refer to lands acquired by Nathaniel and Thomas Marston. Includes a lot map by Charles Clinton, Jr. showing the... 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, James Francis, 1834-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2642
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Francis Ruggles (1834-1895), attorney of New York City, was secretary to New York governor Washington Hunt, 1851-1852. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, land papers, and unsorted papers of Ruggles. Correspondence, 1849-1895,... more
Ely, Abner Lord, 1805-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 920
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Abner Lord Ely (1805-1871) was a New York City merchant and real estate manager. He founded the real estate management firm Horace S. Ely & Company in New York City. Collection consists of general and family correspondence, legal and financial... 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 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
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... 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
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
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
Kopper, William Conrad
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18125
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Belknap, Center, Innes, and Murphy were notable names in New England as early as the 17th century. Robert Lenox Belknap, the New York businessman most prominently represented in this collection, was a direct descendant of Abraham Belknap (d.... more
Beekman family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18075
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Beekman family lived in New York City. The collection consists of late-18th to mid-19th century Beekman family deeds, wills, accounts, mortgages, and other documents. Other New York families represented are the Heath, Taylor, Payne, Roosevelt,... more
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