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Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 20
2.25 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversized folders)
Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader. Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797. The Adams papers contain letters to... more
Gouverneur, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1799-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1187
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836. His wife, Maria Hester Monroe, was the daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. After 1850, Gouverneur moved to... 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
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
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 754
1.26 linear feet (6 volumes)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3753
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 756
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Raymond, Henry J. (Henry Jarvis), 1820-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2532
.73 linear feet (2 boxes)
Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851 with George Jones and Edward B. Wesley. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, articles, and... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3275
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes); 4 microfilm reels
Gideon Welles (1802-1878) was an American politician and editor. He served as Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869 under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson after having political positions in Connecticut as a member of the Democratic Party. He left... more
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4686
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Fernando Wood was an American Democratic politician who served as mayor of New York City; United States Representative; and Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress. This collection consists predominantly of... more
Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2070
19 linear feet (16 boxes, 22 volumes)
Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of... more
Cathcart family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 494
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
James Leander Cathcart (1767-1843) was a seaman, American consul to the Barbary States, and civil servant. He served as a sailor during the American Revolution, was captured first by the British, then by Algerian pirates in 1785 and was sold into... more
Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1023
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790-1873) was a newspaper editor and politician in New York. The collection consists of letters received, 1821-1848, from Silas Wright, Jr., Michael Hoffman, John A. Dix, R.H. Walworth, W.L. Marcy, Albert Gallatin, Preston... more
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3729
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Attorney, Governor of New York, and U.S. Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Original letters to various correspondents, 1838-1866 and undated; typed transcripts of letters to James Bowen, 1838-1846; journal of a trip from Washington, D.C.... more
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 564
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Clay (1777-1852), an American statesman, served as Congressman from Kentucky and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1811 to 1821 and 1823 to 1825. He was Secretary of State (1825-1829) and Whig Party senator (1831-1842, 1849-1852).... 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
Van Zandt, Wynant, 1767-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3146
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Wynant Van Zandt (1767-1831) was a New York City merchant and alderman. He founded the Zion Episcopal Church in Little Neck (now Douglaston), New York. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal records, alderman papers, and family... more
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2993
42.78 linear feet (99 boxes, 13 volumes)
Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) served as Governor of New York, 1875-1876, and was the Democratic nominee for the Presidency in 1876. Tilden began his career as a corporate lawyer; he served as Corporate Counsel for the City of New York, as a member... more
Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3405
2.99 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Abraham Yates, Jr. (1724-1796) was an American lawyer, politician, and pamphleteer. He held numerous elected offices and political appointments throughout his life including sheriff of Albany city and county from 1754 to 1759, chairman of the... more
Lansing, John, 1754-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19033
.21 linear feet (1 box)
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures... more
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1537
1 box
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. The Andrew Jackson papers consist of his correspondence and related material, 1805-1836; a letter from Rachel Jackson and Harriet C. Berryhill to... more
Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1726
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Typewritten copies of letters written by Algernon Sidney (pseudonym of Benjamin W. Leigh) to the Richmond (Va.) Enquirer in May-June 1821 relating to the case of Cohens v. Virginia
Ferris, Charles G. (Charles Goadsby), approximately 1796-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4376
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, predominantly letters received by New York Congressman Charles Goadsby Ferris. Most letters are from Ferris's constituents, requesting appointments and other favors
New York (State). Comptroller's Office
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2203
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
The New York State Office of the Comptroller was established in 1797. The Comptroller is the State’s chief fiscal officer. The collection consists of a memorandum book (1 volume) dating from 1799 to 1826, kept by Comptrollers Archibald McIntyre... more
New York Times Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17811
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times and Henry J. Raymond was a New York politician and the first editor of the New York Times. Together with Edward B. Wesley they founded the New-York Daily Times in 1851. The collection... more
Van Cortlandt, Pierre, 1762-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3127
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848) was a soldier and politician from Westchester County, New York. He was a U.S. Congressman from 1811-1812 and a brigadier general in the Westchester militia during the War of 1812. His first wife, Catharine... more
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3368
.9 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)
Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) were American statesmen from Litchfield, Connecticut. George Gibbs (1815-1873), grandson of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., was a lawyer, historian, and ethnologist. The collection consists... 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
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23168
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book kept by Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, showing receipts and disbursements mainly at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Monticello, Virginia; and Washington, D.C., 1791-1803. Daily entries in daybook form concern... more
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