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Van Rensselaer-Fort papers,

Title
Van Rensselaer-Fort papers, 1708-1885.
Author
Van Rensselaer family.
Supplementary Content
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Description
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes).
Subject
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
Biography (note)
  • The Van Rensselaers and Forts were land-owning families in eastern New York State during the 17th century.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3136
Author
Van Rensselaer family.
Title
Van Rensselaer-Fort papers, 1708-1885.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and land papers of the Van Rensselaer, Fort, Van Veghten, and other New York State families. Correspondence, 1729-1885, concerns business, social, family, and personal matters. Also, land papers for various towns and counties, local histories, and materials pertaining to boundary disputes, sale of slaves, servants bonds, and wills.
Additional Formats
Correspondence, 1800-1806, 1816-1817; available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Correspondence and Columbia County materials; available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
The Van Rensselaers and Forts were land-owning families in eastern New York State during the 17th century.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Added Author
Fort, Abram.
Livingston, Philip, 1716-1778.
Richards, John, 1765-1850.
Van Rensselaer, Henry.
Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah.
Van Rensselaer, Peter.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3136
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