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Found 8 collections related to New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

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Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2212
7.64 linear feet (14 boxes, 25 oversize folders, 1 folder)
Collection consists of documents pertaining to many aspects of New York State history, including military and court documents, land indentures and deeds, maps, family papers, letters, certificates, seals, official government resolutions,... more
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... 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
Reade, Joseph, 1694-1771
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2412
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Adolph Philipse (1665-1750) was a wealthy New York City merchant and politician with extensive landholdings in the lower Hudson River Valley. Baptised Adolphus, he was the second son of New York City merchant Frederick Philipse, first Lord of the... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
Byerley, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2167
.04 linear foot (1 volume)
This customs account documents the Colony of New York's revenue (charges and discharges) from March to June 1704, signed by Thomas Byerley
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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