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Becker family papers

Title
Becker family papers, 1687-1878.
Author
Becker family.

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Vol. 1Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol NYGB 18105 Vol. 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
Vol. 2Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol NYGB 18105 Vol. 2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Description
.25 linear feet (2 volumes).
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
Provenance (note)
  • Gift of Alfred L. Becker to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1944.
Call Number
MssCol NYGB 18105
OCLC
316230240
Author
Becker family.
Title
Becker family papers, 1687-1878.
Summary
The Becker family papers consist of two scrapbooks containing papers of the Becker and related families from Saratoga, Rensselaerwyck, Albany, and elsewhere in New York State. The papers include accounts, receipts, bills and agreements, indentures, wills, other legal documents, and correspondence. Notable items include a 1753 legal document between Johannes Douw, Albertus Becker, and Storm Van Der Zee concerning their joint ownership of a mill on Norman's Kill, Volckert B. Douw's 1764 tavern license, and a letter from Cornelius Cuyler to Simon de Ridder dated 1747 asking him to grind a dozen bushels.
Provenance
Gift of Alfred L. Becker to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1944.
Source
MSS 2008M27
Added Author
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Added Title
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Research Call Number
MssCol NYGB 18105
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