Found 7 collections related to Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848

Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Copland, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 667
.29 linear feet (1 volume)
Mariner James Copland kept this logbook aboard the Boxer (on which he was employed by John Jacob Astor) from March 1-May 9, 1818; the America from January 28-June 17, 1819; the Cadmus, captained by Reuben Brumly, from September 1, 1819-January 25,... more
Johnston, David
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1579
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City resident David Johnston kept this receipt book from June 22, 1787, to December 26, 1795. Documented are records for rent and tax payments. The volume contains a signature of John Jacob Astor from February 17, 1794
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4205
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay, Sr. (1777-1852) was a lawyer and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. Collection consists predominantly of letters from Clay, or written on Clay's behalf, to various associates and... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
Astor Library
New York Public Library Archives | MssArc RG1 5975
NYPL Archives Record Group 1 consists of the records of the Astor Library, a non-circulating reference library established in 1849 by the terms of the will of John Jacob Astor. In 1895 the Astor Library was consolidated with the Lenox Library and... more
American Fur Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23386
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two folio pages of handwritten account entries. Entries for the American Fur Company date from March 1 to July 13, 1822. There is also a current account for John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) for March 1, 1923, signed by Astor.
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