Accounts and transactions relative to the estate of Samuel Bayard

Collection Data

Description
Accounts and transactions relative to the estate of Samuel Bayard consist of one volume that records the settlement of Bayard's estate from 1784 to 1803 by his executors Samuel Breese, William Malcom, and Aaron Burr. Bayard (1706-1784) was a resident of New York City. His estate included lands that were part of the New York City's "negro burying ground." After the African burial ground was closed in 1794, the land was partitioned and sold. The account book records the sale of these lots, including a description of how the land was partitioned and a "Distribution and Valuation" of the lots. The volume also contains accounts concerning the "Minisink lands, and lands part of the 5,000 acre tract near Ward's Bridge."
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1784 - 1803
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 23251
Topics
Bayard, Samuel, 1706-1784
Breese family
Malcolm family
African American cemeteries -- New York (State) -- New York
Decedents estates -- New York (State)
Genres
Account books
Records (Documents)
Accounts
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: .1 linear feet 1 volume
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20831441
MSS Unit ID: 23251
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23251
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39d71ee0-e41d-0134-56b4-39d8b45511e1
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