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Found 21 collections related to Real property -- New York (State) -- New York

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Troup, Robert, 1757-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3035
6 linear feet (17 boxes, 63 v.)
Robert Troup (1757-1832) was a lawyer and land agent from New York State. He served as an officer with the American army during the Revolution, practiced law in Albany and New York City, was elected to the State Assembly, and in 1796 was appointed... more
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
Bridges, Joseph F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 390
2.1 linear feet (12 v.)
Joseph F. Bridges was a New York City surveyor. Collection consists of copies of surveys of real estate in New York City done by Bridges and others. Surveys cover 6th St. to 106th St., West, and 14th St. to 135th St., East.
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
Duane, James, 1733-1797
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 847
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 2 v.)
James Duane (1733-1797) was a judge, mayor of New York City, and member of the Continental Congress. Collection contains titles to property in Albany, Franklin, Montgomery, Richmond, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington Counties, N.Y., New York... more
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
Hawxhurst, James, 1775-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3440
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The James Hawxhurst papers include his journal and account book (1797-1851), in which he recorded events on his farms, probably in Flushing, Long Island and Cornwall, New York, and listed prices paid for various farm produce and services. Also... more
Beebe, Decius
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 244
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Decius Beebe was a merchant in New York City. Collection consists of miscellaneous correspondence, 1858-1888; biographical material; papers relating to land in New York City and Wilbraham, Mass.; and bills and receipts.
Genet family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1136
.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Edmond Charles Genet (1763-1834), known as "Citizen Genet," was the first Minister of the French Republic to the United States. He later became a United States citizen and settled in New York State. Collection consists of land papers,... more
Kurzman & Yeaman
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6354
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Real estate records kept by Kurzman & Yeaman for title searches, etc., on property in New York City and elsewhere. Volume 1: 1868-1871 (#1-150); Vol. 2: 1876-1883 (#553-876 1/2). Each volume is indexed by name and street
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
Beekman family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18075
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Beekman family lived in New York City. The collection consists of late-18th to mid-19th century Beekman family deeds, wills, accounts, mortgages, and other documents. Other New York families represented are the Heath, Taylor, Payne, Roosevelt,... more
Ruggles, Charles Herman, 1789-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2641
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Herman Ruggles (1789-1865), judge and congressman, was elected a representative from Poughkeepsie, New York, to the U.S. Congress, 1821-1823. He was a circuit judge and vice-chancellor of the Second Judicial District of New York,... more
Van Rensselaer family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3136
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Van Rensselaers and Forts were land-owning families in eastern New York State during the 17th century. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and land papers of the Van Rensselaer, Fort, Van Veghten, and other New York State families.... more
Kopper, William Conrad
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18125
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Belknap, Center, Innes, and Murphy were notable names in New England as early as the 17th century. Robert Lenox Belknap, the New York businessman most prominently represented in this collection, was a direct descendant of Abraham Belknap (d.... more
Ely, Abner Lord, 1805-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 920
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Abner Lord Ely (1805-1871) was a New York City merchant and real estate manager. He founded the real estate management firm Horace S. Ely & Company in New York City. Collection consists of general and family correspondence, legal and financial... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2156
7.82 linear feet (16 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York City's history, including letters, certificates, reports, court records, land documents, maps, estates, deeds, official government records, autographs, news clippings, and... more
Morris family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2062
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Morris family lived in Morrisania, New York, N.Y. Collection consists of correspondence, land papers, accounts, and other papers of James Morris, counselor at law and sheriff of the city and county of New York; Thomas Morris; William H.... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18708
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Will of Philip Minthorne, 1756 (typed transcript), and papers, 1778-1896, relating to the estates of Stephen Richards, Thomas Randall, Robert R. Randall, and others, as well as other documents relating to the background and proceedings of the case... more
Staples family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4629
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists almost exclusively of land papers, such as indentures, partition deeds, quit claims, mortgages, tax bills, receipts, estate papers, and a map relating to New York City real estate owned by members of the Staples and Sherman... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24574
.1 linear feet
William H. Vanderbilt (1821-1885) was a wealthy American businessman who expanded the railroad system created by his father Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1887). The New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company was formed in 1869 with the merger... more