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New York (Colony). Governor (Creator)

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, [legacy collection]

Series XIX. Booth's History of New York

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1483 - 1876 (Approximate)
Date Created: 1676-09-25
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM12068-13172
Physical Description
D.S., E. Andros. With deputation of the powers in the warrant to George Moore signed by Edmond Cantwell, he being unable to execute same; and return by George Moore, undersheriff, of service of warrant, on Oct. 21, 1676, of Fenwicke's claim of proprietorship and power of selling land, of Fenwicke's statement that being 'ould and ancient,' he could not well go to New York, and of admission by Fenwicke of grant of one license to distill. D. S. Witnessed by Machgyel Baron, John Cornelius, and the mark of John Tingell. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Warrant to Captain Edmond Cantwell, Sherrif [sic] of Delowarr [sic], reciting information of Major John Fenwicke's claim to proprietorship jurisdiction, powers of judicature, and licensing without lawful authority; requiring Cantwell to investigate and to forewarn any of the danger they incur; if the information be correct to summon Fenwicke to appear before the Governor and Council; also warning the posse comitatus to aid execution of warrant.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278956
Calendar number: EM. 10507
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d871000-0029-0130-04e4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1676: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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