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Found 7 collections related to New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

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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
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
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
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
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
Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23873
2.07 linear feet (9 volumes)
Peter Gansevoort was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He took part in the invasion of Canada and commanded Fort Stanwix (renamed Fort Schuyler), defending it against a British attack in August of 1777. This... more
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