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Van Cortlandt, Pierre 1721-1814

Overview
Works: 30 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 833 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 973.312
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Most widely held works about Pierre Van Cortlandt
 
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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-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
"At Beekmans Mills," to his son, Pierre "In Congress" by Pierre Van Cortlandt( )

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
Cortlandt Manor collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Deeds, leases, map, mortgage, letters, and bond related to Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. Parties involved in the transactions include William Skinner, Jr., Cortland(t) Skinner, Thomas Bayeaux, Jr., Elizabeth Skinner, and Pierre Van Cortlandt
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
Manor Livingston, to Pierre Van Cortlandt and Evert Bancker by James Duane( )

1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing his plans to meet with the [New York] Legislature and "give them any information they might wish."
Richard Varick papers by Richard Varick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of Richard Varick, 1743-1871, the majority dating from the Revolutionary War. These include letters received; drafts of letters sent; accounts, receipts, military orders, inventories, muster and pay rolls; military pay accounts; indentures; court-martial papers; and civil court papers. They deal with Varick's command of a company in Alexander McDougall's battalion at Ticonderoga and in Canada in 1775; service on courts-martial in 1775; problems of the batteau service in northern New York State in 1776; his position as secretary to General Philip Schuyler in 1775-1776; his work as deputy muster master general, inspector general at West Point, first aide-de-camp to Benedict Arnold (including papers about Arnold's defection and subsequent investigations), and as recording secretary for George Washington (including papers about the transcription of Washington's letters). Many pertain to suits handled by him as an attorney practicing in Poughkeepsie in 1782-1783, and in New York City after the war. The remainder includes papers about veterans' claims to military lands in New York State, including some maps; letters from various French officials, ca. 1780 to ca. 1800; papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Derick Dey, Varick's maternal grandfather, and the affairs of other members of the Dey family; personal and family correspondence and accounts; and a few documents signed by Varick in his capacity as mayor of New York
ALS, Albany, to Pierre Van Cortlandt by George Clinton( )

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."
ALS, New Windsor, [N.Y.], to Pierre Van Cortlandt by George Clinton( )

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."
DS, Receipt by Lewis Morris( )

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, Lebanon, to Pierre Van Cortlandt by Jonathan Trumbull( )

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 ..."
 
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Alternative Names
Cortlandt, Pierre van, 1721-1814

Pierre Van Cortlandt Amerikaans politicus

Pierre Van Cortlandt politicien américain

Pierre Van Cortlandt US-amerikanischer Politiker

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Languages
English (53)