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Varick, Richard, 1753-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4664
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists of signed documents and miscellaneous correspondence, 1770-1831, of Richard Varick (1753-1831), an American attorney, Revolutionary War soldier, politician, and Mayor of the City of New York from 1789-1801. Most items are... more
Radcliff, Peter W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2516
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains the law register for the Dutchess County Court of Common Pleas from May 1, 1801, to March 1802, and for the New York Mayor's Court from May 1, 1802, to November 1811. Peter W. Radcliff, a Dutchess County lawyer, kept the... more
New York (N.Y.). Mayor's Court
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2154
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains miscellaneous legal documents relating to the New York City Mayor's Court. These include court decisions and various outcomes of legal disputes
Edwards, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4361
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of correspondence and vital records belonging to John Edwards, scale and beam maker of New York City. Correspondence relates to family matters; vital records include a marriage certificate witnessed by Edwards, and his last... 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
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
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
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
Harison, Richard, 1747-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4437
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence and documents pertaining to the law practice of New York lawyer and politician Richard Harison (1747-1829). Material includes outgoing letters to fellow attorneys; notes on cases; opinions; and case abstracts. Also present are... more
Greenleaf, James, 1765-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4425
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence and land papers of American land speculator James Greenleaf. Correspondence dates from 1788 to 1834, with no letters present for the period of 1800 to 1804. Letters are incoming, and almost exclusively concern Greenleaf's real... more
Hall, D. A. (David A.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4432
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers consist mainly of letters to Washington, D. C., attorney David A. Hall mainly relating to legal matters and District of Columbia lands. Also included are indentures pertaining to real property in the District of Columbia, and two... more
Smith, James Scott
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2786
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is the law register of James Scott Smith, a lawyer from Haverstraw, New York. The register documents court proceedings in Rockland County and New York City
Kent, James, 1763-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1636
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is comprised of Justice James Kent's records concerning the case The People of the State of New York v. Harry Croswell (1804). Journalist Harry Croswell was charged for criminal libel for his statements against President Thomas... more
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4524
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) served as a major general in the Continental Army, as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, and was appointed customs collector for the Port of Boston in 1789. The papers consist predominantly of letters sent by... more
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1297
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Alexander Hamilton (1754-1804) was a Founding Father, soldier, lawyer and statesman. He served as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1789 to 1795. The Alexander Hamilton papers, dated 1775-1804, primarily consist of letters and... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17802
138.47 linear feet (344 boxes)
The New York Times Company Records: General files document many aspects of The New York Times Company, the newspapers it publishes (most significantly The New York Times but also The Chattanooga Times and other regional and international... 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
Barker, Margaret, 1908-1992
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1992-003
19.61 linear feet (46 boxes)
This collection of personal and family papers, correspondence, production files, scripts, writings, and ephemera provide a wealth of documents on the life of actress, producer and director, Margaret Barker, a founding member of the Group Theatre,... 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
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23877
.76 linear feet (4 volumes)
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. William Berkeley Lewis (1784-1866) of Tennessee was Andrew Jackson's friend and political advisor. The Andrew Jackson and William B. Lewis... more
Ten Eyck, Henry, 1744-1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2963
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Ten Eyck (1744-1795) of Albany, New York was Sheriff of the City and County of Albany during the 1770s, and later served as an Alderman and Justice of the Peace. The Henry Ten Eyck docket of actions at law, dated 1786 October 16 to 1787... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2156
7.82 linear feet (16 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York City's history, including letters, certificates, reports, court records, land documents, maps, estates, deeds, official government records, autographs, news clippings, and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2212
7.64 linear feet (14 boxes, 25 oversize folders, 1 folder)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York State history, including military and court documents, land indentures and deeds, maps, family papers, letters, certificates, seals, official government resolutions,... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
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