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Van Cortlandt, Pierre 1721-1814

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Works: 29 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 752 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: Z1215,
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posthumous Publications by Pierre Van Cortlandt, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Pierre Van Cortlandt
To the inhabitants of the colony of New-York by New York (State) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Van Cortlandt family papers by Van Cortlandt family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Van Cortlandt family papers, ca. 1688 - ca. 1846, including wills, correspondence, maps, surveyors' field notes, legal documents (mostly related to their landholdings), and other miscellaneous papers. The collection includes papers related to the estate of Catharine Van Wyck (née Van Cortlandt); legal papers related to Philip Van Cortlandt, letters from him, and an inventory of his estate; letters and other papers of the elder and the younger Pierre Van Cortlandt; a letterbook of John Van Cortlandt, 1777-1786; John Van Cortlandt's notebook, 1746-1756; a list of 801 freeholders in Westchester County, dated 1763 and arranged by towns; Oloff (Oliver) Van Cortlandt's will; and deeds to properties in New York City and New York State, with dates ranging from 1688 to 1817, as well as other miscellaneous papers
by Pierre Van Cortlandt ( )
1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter addressed to Philip Van Rensselaer, Commissioner of Stores for the Colony of New York. Van Cortlandt requests the Commissioner of Stores to send the Governor a quantity of shot that is desperately needed. Written at Kingston, N.Y
"At Beekmans Mills," to his son, Pierre "In Congress" by Pierre Van Cortlandt ( Book )
1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
On local and family matters
Pierre Van Cortlandt correspondence by Pierre Van Cortlandt ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection consists mainly of letters received by Van Cortlandt
Van Cortlandt-Van Wyck family papers by Van Cortlandt family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal documents, papers relating to land in New York owned by the Van Cortlandt family, estate papers, and wills
ALS, Lebanon, to Pierre Van Cortlandt by Jonathan Trumbull ( Book )
1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerns his sending state militia to serve under Generals Putnam and Schuyler to assist in repelling Burgoyne's Army. "The motions of the Enemy of Late is truly alarming and hath spread consternation through the Land; and calls for the Joint and Spirited ascertions of all to prevent the ruin of their Country ..."
ALS, Albany, to Pierre Van Cortlandt by George Clinton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written to Van Cortlandt, President of the New York Council of Safety, dealing with the American victories at Bennington and Fort Stanwix and expressing, for the first time in Clinton's correspondence, the possibility of complete victory in the state. He predicted that "a proper spirit on this Occassion would enable us totally to destroy the enemy in this Quarter ... The Enemy are in our Power."
DS, Receipt by Lewis Morris ( Book )
1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morris receives forty eight dollars for his service in the Senate "as a Member thereof Twenty four Days including Travelling Days." Autograph document signed by Pierre Van Cortlandt as President
ALS, New Windsor, [N.Y.], to Pierre Van Cortlandt by George Clinton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written as Brigadier General in the Continental Army, Clinton deals with the defense of the state during the Saratoga campaign. It is in regard to the suppression of Captain Mann and the Schoharie Tories. Clinton says: "I dare not however at present venture to take any of the Continental Troops from the Garrison in the Highlands for this Business. The Designs of the Enemy under General Howe are yet uncertain."
 
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Alternative Names
Cortlandt, Pierre van, 1721-1814
Languages
English (50)