Clinton, George, 1739-1812.
Manuscripts and Archives Division
- 1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military commissions, legal documents, copies of Clinton's papers, genealogical notes, autographs, financial papers, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1776-1812, concerns Revolutionary War, gubernatorial, Vice-Presidential, and personal matters and includes some letters of other members of Clinton's family. Accounts, 1777-1791, are for personal and family expenses; military commissions, 1779-1803, are signed by Clinton as Governor of New York; with land grant, 1790, and other family legal documents, 1813, 1819. Copies of Clinton papers located in other repositories include manuscript copies of letters and speeches, 1787-1788. Also, genealogical notes, autographs,signed bank checks, clippings, and other printed matter; volume of Clinton's proclamations issued as Governor, 1777-1781; and part of the Great Seal of the State of New York.
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812.
Controlled Access Terms
- Clinton, George, 1739-1812.
- Clinton family.
- Constitutional conventions -- New York (State)
- New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
- New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865.
- New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1801-1815.
Additional Creator Names
- Clinton, George Washington.
- New York (State). Governor.
- New York (State). Convention of the Representatives (1776-1777)