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Guide to the Mid-Atlantic Early Manuscripts collection 1974.002

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Brooklyn 11201

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Collection processed by Jonathan W. Montgomery

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 15, 2018
Finding Aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised by Katy Christensen to comply with DACS  , July 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ross, John, 1790-1866
Creator: George, King of Great Britain, III
Creator: Beecher, Lyman
Creator: Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803
Creator: Graham, George, 1772-1830
Creator: Franklin, William, 1731-1813
Title: Mid-Atlantic Early Manuscripts collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1648-1867
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, deeds, indentures, wills, land conveyances, genealogies, and printed materials from the 17th through 19th centuries. The majority of the collection relates to New York and the surrounding states, but some items are from New England or the Mid-Atlantic region. Materials are in English, French, and Dutch. Subjects of note include Native American relations and slavery.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet in 21 folders in one half of a manuscript box.
Language: Materials are primarily in English, with some additional materials in Dutch and French.
Call Phrase: 1974.002
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.Further description enabled through funding from The Robert Lion Gardiner Foundation.