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New York (Colony). Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2166
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains council minutes from the Indian Congress at Albany that took place in June and July of 1754. In addition to the minutes are copies of documents from 1684 to 1754 concerning previous treaties and propositions between New... more
Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696?
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2409
23 p
Appended to Tractatulus de carmine dramatico poetarum veterum in 18th edition of J. Buchler, Sacrarum profanarumque phrasium poeticarum thesaurus. London, 1679.
Stuyvesant, Peter, 1592-1672
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2916
.14 linear feet (1 volume)
Grant to Jacob Strycker of land in Midwout (Flatbush, New York). One page in Dutch, signed by the Director General of New Netherland, Peter Stuyvesant (Petrus Stuyvesant), on April 12, 1661
Rees, Andries
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2544
.14 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains records of land ownership and transfers of Andies Rees in New York City (1664-1680). They include a ground brief signed by Peter Stuyvesant, a land transfer confirmation from Richard Nicolls, and a conveyance in relation... more
Nicolls, Richard, 1624-1672
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2250
.1 linear feet
This document from Colonial Governor Richard Nicolls, signed by his secretary Matthias Nicolls, grants a parcel of New York City land to Hendrick Williems (August 3, 1667)
Orobio de Castro, Isaac, approximately 1617-1687
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 491
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript, in Portugese, by Jewish philosopher, physician, and apologist, Isaac Orobio de Castro. Written in Amsterdam in 1674
Evangelisch Luthersche Kerk (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 955
.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Negative photostats and typed transcripts of records from the Amsterdam Lutheran Church archives relating to Lutheranism in New Netherlands. The records consist of minutes of the Consistory at Amsterdam, correspondence between the Consistory and... more
Great Britain. Board of Ordnance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1075
.4 linear feet (4 volumes)
Records of the British Surveyor of Ordnance, including some created by Sir Charles Frederick, who was Surveyor from 1750 through 1782. Consist of records and letters concerning the military establishment and its equipment in Europe and America,... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2131
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes); 1 microfilm reel
Collection consists of letters of governors, petitions, extracts of letters, and other papers arriving in the colony of New Netherland. Also, accounts kept with the home government, list of houses, and various other colonial documents.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1531
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
These records of a notary public in Florence, Italy date from 1575 through 1665 and also include documents relating to the disposition of private property in those years. On vellum, written in Italian and Latin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1213
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Records of payments granted to the British Army and Navy by Parliament between November 5, 1688 and July 5, 1698 Also a general statement of receipts and issues of the public revenue, taxes and loans, dated November 5, 1688 through September 29, 1697
Phillips family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2410
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Phillips family members resided in Shropshire, England. Collection contains documents relating to the Phillips family estate, Tyn-y-Rhos Hall, in Weston Rhyn, Oswestry, Shropshire.
Moreau, François
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2054
.29 linear feet (2 volumes)
A transcript of this work is also available for research
San Miguel, Antonio de
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2672
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
"Relaçao los victorias las Portuguezes [...] do Vierey Nuno Alvarez Botelho" includes a signed dedication by its author, Fr. Antonio de San Miguel, dated August 21, 1671
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2487
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Prayer book in German script with pen decorations (birds, tulips, and plants) at heads of various sections of prayers and litanies, believed to date from the early eighteenth century. Flyleaf is inscribed "Anna Schaffer."
Dordrecht (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 829
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Clean copies of engrossed minutes of the city of Dordrecht in contemporary handwriting, dated January 1, 1658 through December 26, 1671. Printed pages inserted between pages 377 and 378: "Concep reglement voor de kamere judiciele," February 13, 1668
Venice (Italy). Ambasciata (Great Britain)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3153
.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Papers of the Venetian ambassadors to Great Britain, 1520-1720, comprising copies of letters to their home government on the affairs of Great Britain and Ireland and matters concerning the Catholic Church, and copies of treaties and other state... more
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de, 1645-1700
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2752
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Papers, 1693-1753, relating to the scientific expedition of 1693 to Pensacola Bay led by Andres de Pez accompanied by Carlos Siguenza y Gongora, with other transcripts of documents, 1689-1753, relating to Pensacola or Siguenza's journey; and the... more
Edson, Josiah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 896
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Memorandum book kept at Bridgewater, Massachusetts, probably by Captain Josiah Edson, in the early part of the 18th century. Contains notes on town affairs, laying out of lots, town representative, school teacher, men listed for army service,... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2072
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of genealogical records, family papers and biographical accounts. Family members include Captain Juan Adal de Mosquera, 1604; Ivan Fernandez de Mosquera and Ana Mendez Figueroa of Badajos, Castilla, 1670; Gonzalo Fernandez... more
Italy. Marina
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1533
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Contemporary copies of orders, instructions, and letters by the Medici, Grand Dukes of Tuscany, concerning vessels and naval affairs. On vellum, in Italian. Bears bookplate of W. Vernon
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
Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2140
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is an inventory of records of the city clerk of New York (1647-1906), and surrogate records of the city and county of New York (1665-1914). Also present is a sketch of the material found among the Bureau of Design and Survey. These... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of true copies of extracts from land patents and deeds granted between 1685 and 1770 for lands in New York State, chiefly Albany County. Holograph copies, 1770-1795, were made from records in the New York State Secretary's... more
Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2570
24 linear feet (20 boxes); 113 microfilm reels
Collection consists of letters, documents and transcripts relating to the discovery, conquest and colonization of Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, the Moluccas, and the Philippines; and to the Casa de Contratación and the... more
Wendel family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3287
1 box
Correspondence of Jacob Wendell of Boston, his brother Abraham Wendell of New York, and the latter's son, John Wendell of Portsmouth, N.H., relative to their business as merchants and importers, Indian affairs, land claims, and family matters;... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3322
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
John Wick was a merchant of Southampton, New York. The Blachly families were from Morristown, New Jersey, and Cincinnati, Ohio. Collection consists of correspondence, family papers, financial records of John Wick and various members of the Wick... more
Great Britain. Board of Ordnance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1226
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Warrant book of the Ordnance Board of Great Britain for the periods April 3-10, 1690 and February 28, 1739/40-May 13, 1740. Each order or proportion bears the signatures of three or more members of the Ordnance Board. Warrant books were used to... more
Goos, Pieter, approximately 1616-1675
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3740
59 leaves, 21 cm; 59 leaves, 21 cm
Abridged translation of the text in his De zee-atlas, ofte, water-wereld (Amsterdam, 1666). Cf. Sobolevskīĭ, A.I. Perevodna︠i︡a literatura Moskovskoĭ Rusi XIV-XVII v︠i︡ekov. S.-Peterburg, 1903. p. 65-67.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2830
.08 linear feet (1 volume)