Henry Ten Eyck docket of actions at law and related documents
NamesTen Eyck, Henry, 1744-1795 (Creator)Ten Eyck, J.H. (Creator)
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1782 - 1826
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 2963
TopicsAlbany (N.Y.)Albany County (N.Y.)Courts -- New York (State)Debtor and creditorPublic officers
Genreslegal documentsreceipts (financial records)Documents
NotesBiographical/historical: Henry Ten Eyck (1744-1795) of Albany, New York was Sheriff of the City and County of Albany during the 1770s, and later served as an Alderman and Justice of the Peace. Ten Eyck was the son of Jacob H. and Annatje Wendel Ten Eyck, and the grandson of Hendrick Ten Eyck (1680-1772). He was known as Henry Ten Eyck, Jr. during his grandfather's lifetime.Content: The Henry Ten Eyck docket of actions at law, dated 1786 October 16 to 1787 April 27 (1 volume), and related documents, dated 1782-1787 and 1826, concern actions in court for the collection of debt and damages.
Volume entries briefly record the names of parties involved, and the date that Ten Eyck issued a summons or warrant, or took other action as a Justice of the Peace. Some entries include later notes about the status of the case, such as payment of debt. Related documents include summonses, warrants, bonds and receipts, dated 1782 to 1787. A few are undated. Also present is a letter from J.H. Ten Eyck to an unidentified recipient regarding business matters, dated 1826. The documents, originally loose or pinned in the volume, were removed to a separate folder in the volume's slipcase.Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical DescriptionExtent: .21 linear feet 1 volume
DescriptionHenry Ten Eyck (1744-1795) of Albany, New York was Sheriff of the City and County of Albany during the 1770s, and later served as an Alderman and Justice of the Peace. The Henry Ten Eyck docket of actions at law, dated 1786 October 16 to 1787 April 27 (1 volume), and related documents, dated 1782-1787 and 1826, concern actions in court for the collection of debt and damages.
Type of ResourceText
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19593949MSS Unit ID: 2963Archives collections id: archives_collections_2963Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dce159a0-29d3-0134-5369-00505686a51c
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