- Avery, Samuel, 1731-1806
- Call number
- MssCol 165
- Physical description
- .2 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Samuel Avery papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
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; drafts of papers on political subjects in the period preceding the Revolution; and miscellaneous business papers.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328