Found 13 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865

Gaine, Hugh, 1726 or 1727-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1102
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Hugh Gaine (1726 or 1727-1807) was a prominent American printer, bookseller and newspaper publisher who maintained a flourishing shop in New York City from 1752 to 1804. From 1752 to 1783 he printed and published the New-York... more
Graham, James L. (James Lorimer), 1804-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5992
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
James Lorimer Graham (1804-1882) was an American lawyer specializing in real estate. He was president of the Metropolitan Insurance Company in New York City. Collection consists of printed volume, 1841, containing Graham's statement of case... more
Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1065
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
John Wakefield Francis (1789-1861) was a physician who co-founded the New York Academy of Medicine. He served as the second president of the Academy, taught at Bellevue Hospital, wrote medical texts, and edited professional journals. Collection... more
New-York City Temperance Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2161
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The New York City Temperance Society was established during the first quarter of the 19th century as an auxiliary society to the New York State Temperance Society. The primary objective of the New York City Temperance Society was to promote total... more
Alexander Hamilton United States Custom House (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3092
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The first series, 1792-1894, represents the bulk of the papers and consist of letters, certificates of registration for crews and vessels, returns of manifests, documents regarding imports and exports, petitions for various positions and... more
Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bleecker, Elizabeth De Hart, 1781-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 318
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Elizabeth De Hart Bleecker (1781-1864) was the daughter of Anthony Lispenard Bleecker and Mary Noel of New York City. In 1800 she married Alexander Lewis McDonald (1772-1864), a Manhattan lawyer from Bedford, New York. The Elizabeth De Hart... more
Hubbard, David G. (David Greene), 1773-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 25778
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
David G. (David Greene) Hubbard (1773-1825), a New York City merchant, was born in Norwich, Connecticut to William Hubbard and his first wife, Lydia Coit. He was established in business in Manhattan by the mid-1790s. In 1825 he also became a... more
New York (N.Y.). Common Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23772
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The New York City Court of Aldermen was comprised of aldermen who were allowed to sit as justices for certain types of cases. This manuscript documents the court's decisions between October 25, 1797 and March 23, 1798. It serves as a record of... more
Meigs, Henry, 1782-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23098
.3 linear feet (4 volumes)
Henry Meigs (1782-1861) was a New York lawyer, assemblyman, and congressman. He was the recording secretary of the American Institute of the City of New York for the Encouragement of Science and Invention. The Informal Proceedings of the American... more
Allen, Stephen, 1767-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 51
1 v. (239 leaves)
Tammany Society, or Columbian Order (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2946
.92 linear feet (7 volumes)
The Society of Tammany, or Columbian Order, was a fraternal, patriotic and benevolent society founded in New York City in 1786. It was officially organized under a constitution in 1789. The Society played an instrumental role in the development of... more
New York (N.Y.). Common Council
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 29975
.2 linear feet (2 volumes)
In New York City during the 1790s, certain criminal and municipal offenses were quickly adjudicated at City Hall by one or two aldermen acting in their capacity as justices of the peace, meeting in a room that came to be known as the Police... more
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