Found 3 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775

Avery, Samuel, 1731-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 165
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Avery (1731-1806) was a land speculator in colonial America. Collection consists of papers relating to Avery's land speculations in Vermont and on the Susquehanna River; draft of his brief in Avery v. Holt (land lottery case), ca. 1772;... more
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... 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
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