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Title
Fireman's certificate, 1787
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Fire Department -- 1899 & Earlier

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fir-18
Topics
Borders (Ornament areas)
New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept -- To 1899
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Fire fighting -- New York (State) -- New York -- To 1899
Certificates -- 1700-1799
Vignettes
Notes
Content: Printed on image: "Voluntary aid." "These are to certify that George Warner is pursuant to law nominated and appointed one of the firemen of the City of New York, July 2nd, 1787, Rov. Benson Cm."
Source note: The story of the volunteer fire department of the city of New York. (New York : Harper, 1882) Sheldon, George William (1843-1914), Author.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 13 x 16 cm. (5 1/4 x 6 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1615357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538225
Barcode: 33333159156914
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28ebef30-c55d-012f-f083-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fireman's certificate, 1787" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fireman's certificate, 1787" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). Fireman's certificate, 1787 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Fireman's certificate, 1787