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Manuscript collection, 1731-1970.

Author: Westchester County Historical Society.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Legal papers, financial papers, military records, letters, wills and estate papers, copybooks, deeds and indentures, slave documents, certificates, assessment rolls, autograph books, and other documents pertaining to land transactions, legal cases, personal estates, business matters, genealogy, household and family expenses, schools and education, water supply for New York City, turnpikes, care of the poor, location  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autographs
Diaries
Genealogy
History
Local history
Military history
Named Person: Isaac Hunt; John Jay; Sarah Van Brugh Livingston Jay; H Hobart Keeler; Samuel Lyon; James Sarles; Delia Howe; John Jay
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Westchester County Historical Society.
OCLC Number: 155538528
Description: approximately 40 cubic ft

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Legal papers, financial papers, military records, letters, wills and estate papers, copybooks, deeds and indentures, slave documents, certificates, assessment rolls, autograph books, and other documents pertaining to land transactions, legal cases, personal estates, business matters, genealogy, household and family expenses, schools and education, water supply for New York City, turnpikes, care of the poor, location of the Westchester County Courthouse, politics, Civil War, Revolutionary War, churches, and town and village government. Items of note include arithmetic copybook of Isaac Hunt with genealogy notes, 1788; letter of John Jay to his wife Sally, 1794, mentioning treaty signed in London; time book and notebook of H. Hobart Keeler concerning land acquired for Kensico Reservoir, 1907-1912; account book, receipts, record of livestock, and promissory notes of Samuel Lyon, 1768-1810; receipts, subscription list, and other papers of the Yorktown Congregational Church, 1827-1850; minutes of Society of Friends at Purchase, N.Y., 1792-1793; typescript copy of James Sarles' diary while on a whaling voyage, 1856-1857; and typescript copy of diary of Delia Howe, 1828-1833, on her religious thoughts, teaching duties, boarding conditions, and social and family affairs. Other family names represented include Lawrence, Dyckman, Van Cortlandt, Hoyt, Hains, Purdy, Bouton, Sands, Howell, Palmer, Macdonald, Santvoord, and Crane.

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    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Lyon" ;
   schema:givenName "Samuel" ;
   schema:name "Samuel Lyon" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49254995> # John Jay
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1745" ;
   schema:deathDate "1829" ;
   schema:familyName "Jay" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Jay" ;
    .


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