George Clinton papers,

Title
George Clinton papers, 1776-1819.
Author
Clinton, George, 1739-1812.
Supplementary Content
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Description
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
Genre/Form
Seals.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Various
Biography (note)
  • 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.
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  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 573
Author
Clinton, George, 1739-1812.
Title
George Clinton papers, 1776-1819.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
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.
Biography
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.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
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Occupation
Governors.
Soldiers.
Vice-Presidents.
Added Author
Clinton, George Washington.
New York (State). Governor.
New York (State). Convention of the Representatives (1776-1777)
Research Call Number
MssCol 573
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