Found 2 collections related to Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 2008

I.P. Hull & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18222
Tailors Isaac Platt Hull (1813-1883) and his brother, Denney Hull, Jr. (1831-1900) were born in Danbury, Connecticut. They were descendants of George Hull, who emigrated from England to Dorchester, Massachusetts, in 1692. I.P. Hull & Company was... more
New York (State). Militia, Regiment, 1st
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18221
.75 linear feet (1 folder)
The development of state militias stemmed from the passage of the first and second Militia Acts of 1792, drafted by George Washington and his Secretary of War, Henry Knox. New York boasted the largest state military force in the nation. Under the... more