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John Lansing, Jr. papers

Title
John Lansing, Jr. papers, 1781-1870.
Author
Lansing, John, 1754-1829.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 19033Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Deeds.
  • Indentures.
  • Invoices.
  • Passports.
  • Wills.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance (note)
  • The papers were from obtained from Mystery Point, a summer home originally built for Edward Livingston, a prominent Manhattan businessman and Lansing descendent.
Call Number
MssCol 19033
OCLC
834144497
Author
Lansing, John, 1754-1829.
Title
John Lansing, Jr. papers, 1781-1870.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. (1754-1829) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1829. The John Lansing, Jr. papers consist mainly of letters received from prominent business and legal figures of the day, including Rufus King, Theodore Sedgwick, Stephen and Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Eilardus Westerlo, and Jellis Fonda. Many letters are from his brother-in-law, Cornelius Ray. Also present are financial and legal documents including wills, indentures, land patents, invoices, and passports relating to members of the Lansing, Livingston, Ray, and Van Rensselaer families.
Provenance
The papers were from obtained from Mystery Point, a summer home originally built for Edward Livingston, a prominent Manhattan businessman and Lansing descendent.
Occupation
Politicians.
Statesmen.
Added Author
Fonda, Jellis, 1729-1791.
King, Rufus, 1755-1827.
Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836.
Ray, Cornelius.
Rutgers, Henry, 1745-1830.
Sedgwick, Theodore, 1746-1813.
Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825.
Van Rensselaer, Jeremiah, 1740-1810.
Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839.
Westerlo, Eilardus.
Research Call Number
MssCol 19033
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