Found 350 collections.

Filtering on: x1701 - 1750
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
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
53 items
The Shelleys of Castle Goring and of Michelgrove, in the county of Sussex, England. A collection of fifty-three manuscript legal documents relating both to close and more distant family members of Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English poet. Chiefly... more
George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3065
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Letters patent from King George II, through the Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of New York George Clarke, granting 2,600 acres of land to Anne, Sarah, Catherine, George, Elizabeth, and Mary Bradley, from the vacated patent of Captain John... more
Sharpe, John, 1680-1713
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2735
.27 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection contains two documents created by Reverend John Sharpe (1680-1713). The first is a proposal for the advancement of religion in New York and other parts of America, presented to the Society for Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign... more
Stephens, Thomas, -1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4631
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Manuscript proof of Thomas Stephen's pamphlet, "The Rise and Fall of Pot-Ash in America," and related letters.
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
Bleecker, Rutgers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3429
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Day book kept by Rutgers Bleecker, containing accounts of general trade. Includes names of many residents of the Albany, New York area
Minthorne family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2012
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Conveyances and abstracts of titles to various estates and lots in New York City once owned by Philip Minthorne and divided among his children. Entries contain a description of the lot, the value of the property, and a list of previous owners.... more
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... more
Evangelisch Luthersche Kerk (Netherlands)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 954
l volume
Protocol of the Lutheran Church in New York City containing minutes of the Church council; copies of correspondence of the congregation's leaders with Lutheran Church bodies in Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, and Skara [Sweden] and with authorities... more
Boycken, Johan Anton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 359
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript volume of religious or church training, in German, kept by Johan Anton Boycken of Oldenburg, Germany, ca. 1704-1722. Contains plans or principles for conducting a church, with prayers, scriptural passages, and other information, as well... more
Great Britain. Board of Trade
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1215
.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
These two volumes contain transcripts, possibly contemporary, of reports of the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations of the Board of Trade in Great Britain. The reports are dated 1702-1707 and were reprinted in the Bulletin of the New York... more
Adams, Robert, 1787-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18
.17 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Adams' papers include an unpublished holograph "History of Newbury, Mass., from its settlement to 1828," as well as his notes from the town records, 1706-1783, and other sources, as well as a list of records and books consulted. Includes... more
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.
Peck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2363
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
The Peck family was from Attleborough, Mass. Collection consists of correspondence, 1838-1862, with genealogical records, miscellaneous poems, clippings, and other papers.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2366
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
This diary (2 vols.), also known as "Peckover's Journal," was created by a man of the surname Peckover whose given name is not known. Entries describe his journeys to different meetings of the Society of Friends in America
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."
Stewart, Nicholas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2888
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Daybook kept by Nicholas Stewart with transactions for a general store in Colchester, Connecticut, 1739-1742. Includes prices of hardware, clothing, food, books, logwood, fox skins, earthenware, and other items
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2268
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume has no indication of authorship or date of creation, but was apparently created before 1750. It is a compilation. Between folios 395-412 there are some duplications and additions to the chronology for the years 1737, 1740, and 1741
Bertelot, M
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 274
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Heavily illustrated manuscript, in French, concerning military architecture. Calculations and detailed instructions accompany the illustrations, which depict many fortified buildings, as well as some fortified villages
Lagny, Thomas Fantet de, 1660-1734
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1682
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This instructive mansucript concerning geography and mathematics was created by Thomas Fantet de Lagny of the French Academy of Sciences for the daughters of the Comte de Pontchartrain, whose seal is on the cover. It is in French and believed to... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2270
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Records include accounts of money received by Governor Edward Cornwallis, 1749-1750; disbursements to officers and other army staff, 1749-1750; accounts of settlers and laborers provisioned at Halifax, 1749-1751; lists of Colonel Hopson's eight... more
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 715
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript notes, in German, by an anonymous author on Jean le Rond d'Alembert's "Reflexions sur la cause générale de vents," which was first published in 1747