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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4646
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of holograph fragments by Henry David Thoreau: from Cape Cod, Chapter V, The Wellfleet Oysterman, 2 p. on 1 leaf (removed from NYPL copy of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript Edition, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,... more
Union Library of Oneida County (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3074
.36 linear feet (3 volumes)
This collection documents the Union Library, founded in Oneida County, New York, in 1797. The first volume contains the library's Articles of Agreement signed by subscribers (December 12, 1797), incorporation documents (December 18, 1797), trustee... more
Weston, Roswell
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3302
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is Roswell Weston's land record book, which documents land transactions in the Old Military Tract in Clinton, Franklin, and Essex Counties, New York (1811-1854). Other New York State property locations mentioned include Warren County,... more
Sullivan, George, 1933-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2921
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook kept by George Sullivan and Joseph H. Pierce as commissioners to prosecute the claim of Massachusetts on the general government for expenditures for services of militia during the War of 1812.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3200
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Meeting minutes of free holders and inhabitants of school districts number 13 (Wolcott, New York) and number 4 (Rose, New York). Include are reports of trustees of district 4 to the commissioners of the Common Schools of Rose
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22942
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Shipping receipts from Hudson River ship captains for foodstuffs and livestock forwarded and sold for R. S. Crawford, Moses Crawford, Alexander Crawford, and James Crawford, from Newburgh, New York to New York City, via steamboats and other... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2231
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains tax records of the town of Wallkill in Orange County, New York (1813-1818). Included are the tax assessment rolls for the town from 1803, 1804, 1805, 1809, 1814, 1815, 1817, 1818, and undated. These lists detail the amount... more
United States. Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6357
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume is a code book used by the United States Navy in 1814 that contains color illustrations of flags and signal numbers for words, names of commanding officers, and ships. This volume may have been used onboard the Ship Congress
Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2842
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This memorandum book, kept by New York officeholder John Canfield Spencer, contains entries related to land patents, military pensions for Revolutionary War service, military land warrants for War of 1812 service, and various receipts for... more
Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2814
.4 linear feet (5 volumes)
These records document the Society of Shipwrights and Caulkers of New York City (1815-1825). Included are rolls of members (1815-1818); the society's constitution, bylaws, and meeting minutes (May 1815-March 1816 and January-May 1818); an account... more
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, duke of , 1769-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3280
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists chiefly of letters, most in the hand of soldier and statesman Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, briefly acknowledging correspondence or confirming engagements. A clipped signature and autograph address leaf are... more
Van Orden, Peter S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Peter S. Van Orden of Rockland County was Major General of the Fourth Infantry Division (15th and 29th Brigades) of the New York State Militia, and a New York State Assemblyman. Papers consist of correspondence (mainly letters received), brigade... more
Lambert Bercier, Ursula
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3022
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A brief letter (2 p.) written by Ursula Lambert Bercier, 31 May 1825 at Le Havre, France to Miss Caroline Byrnes in care of a friend in New York, describing her family's pleasant 25-day voyage to Le Havre on Captain Macy's ship, and her... more
Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4674
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Virginia lawyer Bushrod Washington (1762-1829) was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and a nephew of President George Washington. He inherited the estate of Mount Vernon upon Washington's death. The collection consists of letters... more
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4623
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lydia Huntley Sigourney, born Lydia Howard Huntley, was a 19th century American poet and educator. Her letters discuss social engagements; the education of young ladies in Connecticut; books of interest or purchased; and matters relating to the... more
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4624
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters sent and received by American poet, novelist, and historian William Gilmore Simms between 1835 and 1854, chiefly concerning social matters and engagements; and the writing and publication of his work. Correspondents include fellow writers... more
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4628
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of letters from American historian, educator, and editor Jared Sparks to Virgil Maxcy, Gales &Seaton, Eliza Bard, J. K. Tefft, and others. Letters relate to editorial matters; books and periodicals sent and received;... more
Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
Perry family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2384
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Perry family was primarily from Kingston, Rhode Island. Collection consists of correspondence, broadside advertisements, leaflets, patents received, and materials relating to mowers, binders and other farm implements invented by members of the... more
Van Cortlandt, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3425
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Ledgers kept by Philip Van Cortlandt, including: 'Ledger A,' kept at Second River (later, Belleville), New Jersey, and in east New Jersey, 1752-1760; ledger kept at Second River, 1756-1758; ledger kept at Second River, 1758-1763; and ledger kept... more
Willow Springs Phrenological Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3349
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Records of the Willow Springs Phrenological Society of Willow Springs, Illinois, from the date of its organization on June 17, 1847 to February 22, 1851. Contains constitution and by-laws, list of members, list of books in the library and library... more
Baptist Church (White Deer, Pa.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2377
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Records of the Baptist Church in White Deer, Pennsylvania, dated August 12, 1808 to February 19, 1854. Manuscript. Prefixed is an account of the "Rise of the church" by Thomas Smiley, the first pastor. Ten pages at the end are given over to lists... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 975
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Farm records by an unknown writer presumed to be from Rhode Island. Discusses hiring of men, livestock, planting, butchering, etc. Annotations in almanac for 1815, 1831, and Bickerstaff's Rhode Island Almanac for 1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2586
.15 linear feet (15 folders)
The Robbins and Jones families were from Acton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Collection consists of legal papers concerning the settlement of estates, deeds and tax assessments for land in Middlesex County, Mass.; papers relating to service in... more
Kennedy, Robert Lenox, 1822-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1633
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Notes on history with Professor McVickar kept by Robert Lenox Kennedy while a student at Columbia University in 1838. Kennedy was president of the trustees of the Lenox Library.
Schenck, Peter Teunis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18224
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Peter Teunis Schenck (1752-1808) was a miller in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Upon his death, the mill was taken over by his son, Peter P. Schenck (1798-1832). The Schenck family descended from Jans Martense Schenck and his brother Roelof Martense Schenck,... more
Paul, Peter, 1933-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2355
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
An account book belonging to Peter Paul of Dighton, Massachusetts, listing payments received for day labor performed, 1826-1831
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
Rhinelander, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2561
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Philip Rhinelander kept this diary from May 1, 1838-January 3, 1839 while on a journey from New York City to Liverpool and during subsequent sightseeing through Scotland, England, Ireland, France, Italy, and other locations
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