- Remsen, John H., 1769 or 1770-1798
- Call number
- MssCol 24139
- Physical description
- 1.69 linear feet (11 volumes)
- Preferred Citation
- John H. Remsen ledgers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
John H. Remsen (1769 or 1770-1798) was a New York City lawyer during the late eighteenth century and, at the time, one of the seventeen notary publics in New York City. Remsen also served as Governor John Jay's private secretary beginning in 1795. He was a regular at the Tontine Coffee House, a precursor to the New York Stock Exchange. He died on September 14, 1798, at age 28. The John H. Remsen ledgers (1795-1798) document New York State Supreme Court cases and notary public activities overseen by Remsen.
Volumes bear stamps from the New York Bar Association Library.
Source of acquisition
Purchased from Donald A. Heald, 2017.
Compiled by Susan M. Kline, 2017.
- New York (State). Supreme Court. (creator)
- New York (N.Y.) -- 18th century
- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Sources
- New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865
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