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- .2 linear foot (1 box).
- Access (note)
- Additional Formats (note)
- Entire collection available on microfilm;
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- Biography (note)
- Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836.
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- Cataloging updated
- Call Number
- MssCol 1187
Gouverneur, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1799-1867.
Samuel L. Gouverneur correspondence, 1822-1851.
- Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Collection consists of letters to Gouverneur from John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, William Henry Harrison, Winfield Scott, and others; drafts or copies of Gouverneur's letters; and his correspondence, 1835, as postmaster of New York, with the Antislavery Society, the postmaster of Charleston, S.C., and the authorities at Washington, D.C., concerning disturbances caused by the transmission of abolitionist matter through the mails.
- Additional Formats
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836. His wife, Maria Hester Monroe, was the daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. After 1850, Gouverneur moved to Maryland.
- Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
- Connect to:
Financiers and capitalists.
- Added Author
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850.
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.
American Anti-Slavery Society.
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