Fifty-seven early New York documents

Collection Data

Description
This collection brings together various deeds, indentures, receipts, governmental reports, and other documents related to the early history of New York Colony and State (1673-1799). Among these items are papers from New York governors Richard Nicolls, Edmund Andros, Benjamin Fletcher, and Cadwallader Colden; Massachusetts Bay Governor William Burnet; and New York City Mayors Matthias Nicoll and Robert Walters, among others.
Names
Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946 (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1673 - 1799
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2176
Topics
New York (State) -- History -- Sources
New York (State) -- Politics and government
Genres
Indentures
Deeds
receipts
Documents
Correspondence
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): b19523681
MSS Unit ID: 2176
Archives collections id: archives_collections_2176
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8be62e90-def8-0133-60a3-00505686d14e
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