Found 17 collections related to New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... 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
Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 11567
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Memorandum of interviews held during the Staten Island Peace Conference between Lord Howe and delgates from Congress Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Edward Rutledge dated September 11, 1776. In the handwriting of Henry Strachey. Also includes a... more
Heath, William, 1737-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4444
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and orders from Major General William Heath of the Continental Army written between 1777 and 1782 and pertaining to his official duties. Includes the dishonorable discharge of a soldier in 1777, letters outlining the terms of parole given... more
Stevens, Benjamin, 1754-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4632
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers relating to the service of Benjamin Stevens, Assistant Commissary of Issues, during the Revolutionary War, mainly at Fishkill, New York. Includes correspondence, accounts of supplies, copies of orders from the Commissary-General, etc.,... more
Hasbrouck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18112
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Hasbrouck family papers include original documents and copies of documents relating to the Hasbrouck family of New Paltz, New York, 1730-1858. The bulk of the papers are comprised of legal documents such as indentures, wills, and financial... more
Commissioners of Forfeitures
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2175
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This document is entitled "Exemplification of the laws of New York relating to the powers of the Commissioners of Forfeitures respecting the sale or transfer of confiscated estates during the American Revolution" (May 21, 1787). The item is signed... more
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17927
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer. Collection consists of correspondence while Hand was stationed at Fort Pitt in 1777-1778, dealing with the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier; letters, 1779, relating chiefly to matters... more
Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 573
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812. Collection consists of... more
Grosvenor, Thomas, 1744-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1260
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Thomas Grosvenor (1744-1825), a lawyer, was a Revolutionary War officer and public official of Pomfret, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, military records and diary. Commonplace book, 1779-1783, contains records of Connecticut... more
United States. Continental Army. Massachusetts Regiment, 16th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1897
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 16th Massachusetts Regiment (formerly Colonel Jackson's Additional Continental Regiment) kept at Highlands, Peekskill, Orangetown, Ten Eyck, and elsewhere in New York and New Jersey. The orderly book records general orders,... more
Woodbridge, Dudley, 1675-1710
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19030
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dudley Woodbridge was a lawyer in Norwich, Connecticut. By 1778, he had become a merchant, along with his brother Samuel, dealing primarily in rum and other foodstuffs. The correspondence consists of letters to Dudley and Samuel Woodbridge from... more
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3661
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the New York Militia (Graham's Regiment), 1776, bound together with the New York Militia (Orange County) orders of Reuben Hopkins, 1797-1805
United States. Continental Army. New Jersey Regiment, First (1777-1783)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3089
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Orderly book of the New Jersey Brigade was kept in various places in New York and New Jersey and records general orders of George Washington and Nathanael Greene, courts martial, the treason of Benedict Arnold, and other topics.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2211
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Original manuscript of a list of judgments against loyalists in New York State under the Confiscation Act of 1779, compiled in 1802. Information includes name of the loyalist, occupation, town or county of residence, date of indictment, and date... more
Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3405
2.68 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 volume)
Abraham Yates Jr. (1724-1796) of Albany, New York, was an American lawyer, politician, and political essayist of the Founding Era. He was an Anti-Federalist during the Confederation and Constitutional periods, known for his writings as "Rough... more
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