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Fireman's certificate, 1787

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Fireman's certificate, 1787
A. Brown & Co. (Lithographer)
Godwin (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Fir-18
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
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." Printed on border: "Lith for D.T. Valentine's manual for 1863, by A. Brown & Co. 47 Nassau St. N.Y."
Source note: Manual of the Corporation of the city of New York. (New York : The Council, 1840-1870) New York (N.Y.). Common Council, Author.
Physical Description
Hand coloring
Extent: 22 x 26 cm. (8 3/4 x 10 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1615357
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538225
Barcode: 33333159156898
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2899f240-c55d-012f-28d3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fireman's certificate, 1787" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdfe-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 January 16, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdfe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1863). Fireman's certificate, 1787 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cdfe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Fireman's certificate, 1787