DeWitt Clinton papers,

Title
DeWitt Clinton papers,
Author
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828.
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Description
1 linear ft., (1 box).
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Benjamin (1922); Parke Bernet (1941); Paul C. Richards (1988); transfers from other collections
Biography (note)
  • United States senator, 1802-1803; Mayor of New York City, 1803-1815 (except for 1807-1808 and 1810-1811); Governor of New York State, 1817-1821 and 1825-1828.
Provenance (note)
  • Purchased from Benjamin, 1922; Parke Bernet, 1941; Paul C. Richards,1988. Transfers from other collections.
Processing Action (note)
  • Accessioned.
Call Number
MssCol 572
Author
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828.
Title
DeWitt Clinton papers, 1790-1835.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Papers consist chiefly of letters, 1790-1835, but also include military commissions signed by Clinton as Governor of New York and other official and legal documents; autographs; portraits; clippings; and printed material. Clinton's letters contain discussions of senatorial, gubernatorial, and mayoral matters; politics; real estate in New York City and State; legislation concerning the Manhattan Company of New York City and its Utica and Poughkeepsie branches; proposed banks; canal construction; New York City historical and medical societies; and family and personal matters. The two major recipients of letters are John Pintard (1759-1844), merchant, philanthropist, and New York City official, and Henry Remsen (1736-1792).
Biography
United States senator, 1802-1803; Mayor of New York City, 1803-1815 (except for 1807-1808 and 1810-1811); Governor of New York State, 1817-1821 and 1825-1828.
Occupation
Politicians.
Added Author
Pintard, John, 1759-1844.
Remsen, Henry, 1736-1792.
Bank of the Manhattan Company.
Research Call Number
MssCol 572
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