Found 47 collections related to Letter books

George, Stefan, 1868-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18586
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Stefan George (1868-1933) was a German poet, philosopher, editor, and head of the Georgekreis (George Circle), an influential group of German academics and thinkers in the first decades of the 20th century. The Stefan George letters to Ernst... more
Fleming, Sampson
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3505
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book of Sampson Fleming, kept between 1782 and 1790, containing letters written to William Edgar and to friends and relatives (primarily in Ireland and Montreal). Topics include general business, personal matters, a proposed land lottery in... more
Sawyer, Herbert, Sir, 1783-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2685
.77 linear feet (5 volumes)
Sir Herbert Sawyer was a Vice-Admiral in the British Navy. His letter books (4 vols.) and order book (1 vol.) contain copies of official correspondence with the Admiralty and others relating to routine matters, convoys, impressed American seamen,... more
Bancroft, Squire, 1841-1926
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-025
1.5 linear feet. (1 letter book)
Squire Bancroft (1841-1926), English actor-manager, played hundreds of roles in a theatrical career which spanned over fifty years, and brought him into contact with most of the leading English theatrical figures of his day. Born May 14, 1861, of... more
Gouverneur & Kemble
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1186
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Gouverneur & Kemble was a prominent New York City mercantile firm established in the late 18th century. Collection consists of letter book with copies of the firm's business correspondence relating to the sending of ships to the West Indies,... more
Halsey, Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1295
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Halsey was a farmer and tanner born in 1824 in Windsor, Connecticut. His letter book contains copies of letters written between Dec. 1859-Jun, 1868 discussing local and national affairs, and the influence of certain books and newspapers
Herald of Light Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4818
.29 linear feet (2 volumes)
Letterbooks of the Herald of Light Publishing Company contain the correspondence of S. E. Furry, president of the company, mainly with subscription agents in various parts of the United States, relating to the sale of Souls in Pawn, a religious... more
Creighton, J. N. (James Norman), 1786-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 689
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of James Creighton, Captain in the British Navy, dated August 23, 1813 through August 25, 1819. Contains copies of official and personal letters sent and received, relating to routine matters; impressments; landing of arms and... more
Eaton, James W. (James Waterbury)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 879
.42 linear feet (1 box)
James Waterbury Eaton was a New York City businessman who resided in Babylon (Long Island), New York. These papers include correspondence (1917-1922) relating to his activities as agent for Parker Plate & Machinery Co., personal affairs at his... more
Suckley, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2919
.21 linear feet (3 volumes in one slipcase)
Suckley's letter books include 1797 Dec 1797-1799 Nov; 1821 Dec 7-1823 Feb 19 (steam schooner "Fidelilty"; 1822 Nov-1826 June (William Parker)
Quigg, Lemuel Ely, 1863-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2512
.52 linear feet (5 volumes)
This collection is comprised of five letter books relating to Lemuel E. Quigg's activities in the United States Congress and in New York City politics (April 25, 1894-March 2, 1895). During this period, Quigg served as the editor-in-chief of the... more
Ogden, Lewis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3523
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of Lewis Ogden of Hill & Ogden, New York merchants, 1787 April 10-1798 June 16; trade in dry-goods, potash and pearl ashes, management of New Jersey lands and iron furnaces; comments on wheat crops, U.S. governmental changes, etc
Delafield, John, 1748-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3500
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
John Delafield, a British emigrant, arrived in New York in 1783 and opened a banking office. In 1789, he was a New York City insurance broker. He later served as an assemblyman for the City of New York.
Eastmond, John, 1772-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3503
.14 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
John Eastmond (1772-1856) was a New York City businessman specializing in accounting and insurance. He was born in England and died in Middletown, New Jersey. The collection comprises John Eastmond's journal of personal and household accounts,... more
Petrel (Revenue cutter)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2393
.13 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection consists of two volumes: a letter book, dated June 5, 1867 to June 20, 1873, and an orderly book, dated May 29, 1867 to June 28, 1873. The books originate from the U.S. Revenue-Cutter Service ship Petrel, and contain official... more
Confederate States of America. War Dept
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 630
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book of the Bureau of Conscription, October 1863-February 1865, containing abstracts of letters received from enrolling officers and inhabitants of Tennessee, petitions for exemption, with abstracts of replies
Turner, Thomas, 1808-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3049
1.46 linear feet (15 volumes)
This collection consists of 15 volumes of letter books and indexes kept by Thomas Turner, Commander, Commodore, and Rear Admiral of the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. Saratoga, the U.S.S. New Ironsides, and various ships in the Pacific... more
Evans, Samuel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 957
.23 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection is composed of two volumes: Captain Samuel Evans's letter book, dated 1815 to 1826, and boatswain's accounts from the U.S.S. Tom Bowline, dated 1815 to 1817. Correspondence to Commodore Isaac Chauncey of the U.S. Navy is included
Chaffee & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3559
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Correspondence (1854-1856) between Edwin M. Chaffee of Chaffee & Company in Providence, Rhode Island and merchants in Boston, Montreal, and New York regarding the sale of rubber shoes, sandals, and other footwear, as well as the prices of rubber... more
Ledyard, Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1714
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Benjamin Ledyard was the County Clerk of Onondaga County, New York. This volume contains letters and documents related to county land deals and deed transfers from June 1795 to August 1796
MacGregor, Coll, -1801
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3517
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Collin MacGregor (died 1801), known as Coll MacGregor, was a Scottish New York City merchant acting on behalf of Loyalist or British businessmen in Nova Scotia, Great Britain and elsewhere. The collection consists of letterbooks dated 1783-1784,... more
Confederate States of America. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 626
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Head Quarters letter book of the Confederate Army Light Infantry Division under the command of Major General Ambrose Powell Hill and Major General Henry Heth respectively (June 6, 1862-June 1, 1863). The letters relate to routine counter charges... more
Poole, William Lawrence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3655
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection consists of the letter book of William Laurence Poole, Military Storekeeper of the Ordnance Department of the Army's Charleston, South Carolina arsenal. The book contains copies of official letters relative to ordnance stores,... more
Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2827
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
One letter book kept by Samuel Southard, Secretary of the Department of the Navy, containing copies of letters to officers of the Navy, August 19, 1826 to November 1, 1828; letters to the President and other government officials, May 24, 1824 to... more
Ronckendorff, William, 1812-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2594
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
William Ronckendorff (1812-1891) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was an American naval officer. He joined the U.S. Navy as midshipman in 1832 (passed 1838), and was commissioned as Lieutenant in 1843, Commander in June 1861, and Captain in 1866,... more
Beverley, William, 1696-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 283
1 box
Virginia planter and political figure. Papers of William Beverley, 1737-1748 include letter book (1737-1744), account book (1737-1745), tenant accounts (1742), accounts (1743), rents due (1748), deeds, wills, etc.
Sheafe, Thomas, approximately 1559-1639
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2739
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book (1784-1797) of merchant Thomas Sheafe of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Wilhelm, A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3326
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of A. Wilhelm, a Pennsylvania attorney. Includes letters related to real estate holdings in the vicinity of Cornwall and Lebanon, Pennsylvania of Mrs. Anne C. Alden of Cornwall, for whom Wilhelm was attorney, as well as letters... more
Hughes, Aaron Konkle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1458
.75 linear feet (6 volumes)
This collection is comprised of 6 volumes: midshipman's logs of the U. S. frigate Constitution, March 13 1839 through September 16, 1840, and of the U. S. brigantine Boxer, April 21, 1842 through October 6, 1843; letter books while in command... more
Kenly, Anna Augusta
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1629
.15 linear feet (1 box)
Letter copying book ("Bushnell's Perfect Letter-Copying Book") of Anna Augusta Kenly, November 10, 1901-February 10, 1902
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