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Bayard-Campbell-Pearsall families papers, 1659-1898.
- 12 linear feet (36 boxes).
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Collection contains business and family correspondence; accounts and business papers; and land papers consisting of deeds and maps primarily related to New York City, New York State, and other east coast states.
The Bayards, Campbells and Pearsalls were leading merchantand business families of New York who where related by marriage. Several members were Loyalists during the American Revolution. Family members had business interestsin England, the Caribbean and South America. The firm of LeRoy, Bayard & McEvers sold medicine, silk goods, liquor,earthenware, and tobacco to Peru; and bought and sold timber, spices, food, apparel, and hardware in addition tobuying and selling land, managing farms, and performing banking functions. Leading members of the families represented are William Bayard, Duncan P. Campbell, ThomasPearsall, Samuel Cornell, Herman LeRoy, and Jerome Sillem.
Controlled Access Terms
- Baird family.
- Campbell family.
- Pearsall family.
- American loyalists.
- Real property -- New York (State)
- Real property -- New York (State) -- New York.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- Peru.
- Peru -- Commerce -- New York (State) -- New York.
Additional Creator Names
- Bayard, William, 1761-1826.
- Campbell, Duncan Pearsall, 1781-1861.
- Pearsall, T. P.
- Cornell, Samuel, 1733-1781.
- LeRoy, Herman.
- Sillem, Jerome.
- LeRoy, Bayard & McEvers (New York, N.Y.)