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Sherman, Roger Minot, 1733-1844
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4226
21 items (1 folder)
Lawyer and judge of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Letters received by Sherman relating to his law practice and to politics.
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2643
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, real estate developer and public servant. The collection spans from 1801-1881 and consists of correspondence, financial records, land records,... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Bartlett, Sidney, 1799-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 225
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Sidney Bartlett (1799-1889) was a lawyer in Boston, Mass. Collection consists of correspondence on professional matters including references to George D'Wolf, uncle of Herman Melville, and to the lawsuit of Gould v. Gould in regard to the... more
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3399
.1 linear feet (1 folder; 1 microfilm reel)
Silas Wright was an American lawyer and statesman, and a member of the "Albany Regency" that dominated the New York State politics in the early decades of the 19th Century. He was a member of the New York State senate from 1824 to 1827, and was... more
Evarts, Jeremiah, 1781-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 958
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831) was a lawyer and philanthropist of Charlestown, Mass. Collection consists of Evarts's account books recording personal and domestic receipts and expenditures; and accounts in connection with his duties and travels as... more
Williams, Isaiah Thornton, 1819-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3333
58.23 linear feet (150 boxes; 2 microfilm reels)
The bulk of the collection consists of legal case files, legal correspondence and miscellaneous legal papers of Isaiah Thornton Williams (1819-86), an attorney who practiced law in Buffalo, New York and in New York City from 1844 until his death... more
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1299
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, ca.... more
Hall family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1290
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence of John Hall, Sr., of Ellington, Conn., and his sons Edward, Junius and John Hall, Jr., relating to village and family affairs, the school conducted by John Hall, Sr., his efforts at publishing a book and its... more
Henriques family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1382
2.25 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 v.)
The Henriques family, a mercantile family originally from Portugal, lived in England, Scotland, Nova Scotia, and the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, cash and account books, receipts, newsclippings, tracts, writings, and... more
Metcalfe, Henry Bleeker
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1977
2 boxes
Henry Bleeker Metcalfe was an attorney in Staten Island, New York. Legal papers and documents, collected primarily while prosecuting attorney and county judge, Richmond County, New York. Includes land papers, leases, mortgages, conveyances, etc.
Ruggles, James Francis, 1834-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2642
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Francis Ruggles (1834-1895), attorney of New York City, was secretary to New York governor Washington Hunt, 1851-1852. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, land papers, and unsorted papers of Ruggles. Correspondence, 1849-1895,... more
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 828
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Rood Doolittle (1815-1897) was a lawyer, judge and United States senator from Wisconsin, 1857-1869. Collection consists of Doolittle's correspondence relating to professional matters. Also, miscellaneous clippings and ephemera.
Livingston, Gilbert, 1742-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1781
3 linear feet (12 boxes)
Gilbert Livingston (1742-1806) was a lawyer and legislator in New York State. He was a member of New York's Provincial Convention, 1775-1777; a delegate to the state's convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution, 1788; and a member of the New York... more
Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1040
11 linear feet (24 boxes)
Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891) was a businessman, lawyer and collector of Americana. He practiced law for much of his life but his main interests were business and real estate investment. He was president of the New London, Willimantic & Palmer... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Hoffman, David, 1784-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1411
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
David Hoffman (1784-1854) was a lawyer in Baltimore, MD, and a professor of law at the University of Maryland.
Dwight family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 874
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 microfilm reels)
Among the notable members of the Dwight family of Connecticut were: Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), a Congregational minister and president of Yale College; Theodore Dwight (1764-1846), a lawyer, editor and author; Theodore Dwight, Jr. (1796-1866),... more
Hubbard, Elijah, 1745-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1451
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Elijah Hubbard (1745-1808) was a lawyer and merchant of Middletown and New London, Connecticut. Collection consists of mercantile correspondence; land and legal papers including deeds to property in Middletown, Enfield and Stafford, Conn.,... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... more
Holmes, John, 1773-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1423
.3 linear feet (1 box)
John Holmes (1773-1843), lawyer, was a United States Senator from York County, Maine. Collection consists of correspondence relating to family affairs, politics during Holmes's service as senator, his law practice, the cotton industry, Maine state... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Kent family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1635
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of letters from Moody Kent, lawyer of Pembroke, N.H., to his brother Paul Kent, of Newburyport, Mass., and to Paul's daughters, chiefly on family and local matters. Letters to Paul include discussions of ownership of Kent... more
Butler family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssColl NYGB 18243
32.1 linear feet (77 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Butler, Huntington, Smith, Cooke, and Clinch families were united through intermarriage and included prominent lawyers, architects, doctors, judges, politicians, scientists, and land owners hailing from New York City, Long Island, Boston,... more
Rodney family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2602
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Caesar Rodney (1728-1784), his brother Thomas Rodney (1744-1811) and Thomas Rodney’s son Caesar A. (Caesar Augustus) Rodney (1772-1824) were prominent American politicians and statesmen from Kent County, Delaware. The Rodney family papers, dating... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
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