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Philip Schuyler letters and documents

Title
Philip Schuyler letters and documents, 1763, 1774-1801.
Author
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804.
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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 23900 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 box)
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leases.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
  • Digital images must be used in lieu of originals.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available as digital images.
Funding (note)
  • Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Source (note)
  • Donated by John S. Kennedy, 1896 as part of the Emmet collection and J. Pierpont Morgan, 1899 as part of the Ford collection, and various purchases, 1932-1976
Call Number
MssCol 23900
OCLC
958465544
Author
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804.
Title
Philip Schuyler letters and documents, 1763, 1774-1801.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Digital images must be used in lieu of originals.
Summary
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of various autograph letters and documents of Philip Schuyler, including letters and orders written to Peter Curtenius, Richard Varick, Jeremiah Wadsworth, James Duane, and James Clinton during the American Revolution, and letters to his daughters Eliza and Catherine and other family members. Correspondence with Simeon De Witt, a letter to Barent Bleecker, and related documents concern their efforts to build canals in upstate New York during the 1790s. Also present are two documents signed in his role as Commissioner of Indian Affairs, a letter to Richard Davis giving instructions on management of his property, a land indenture, and some receipts.
Additional Formats
Available as digital images.
Funding
Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Source
Donated by John S. Kennedy, 1896 as part of the Emmet collection and J. Pierpont Morgan, 1899 as part of the Ford collection, and various purchases, 1932-1976
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Occupation
Landowners.
Soldiers.
Statesmen.
Surveyors.
Added Author
Bleecker, Barent, 1760-1840, correspondent.
Clinton, James, 1736-1812, correspondent.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834, correspondent.
Duane, James, 1733-1797, correspondent.
Varick, Richard, 1753-1831, correspondent.
Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804, correspondent.
Emmet collection
Ford collection
Research Call Number
MssCol 23900
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