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Guide to the Long Island Early Manuscripts Collection 1974.003

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128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

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Collection processed by Katy Christensen

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 13, 2019
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Mary Mann to reflect incorporation of content.  , April 5, 2019

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Higbie, Hamilton A.
Source - dnr: Wilder, Frank
Source - dnr: Townsend, Arthur O.
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Creator: Seward, William
Creator: Benson, Robert
Creator: Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Creator: Child, Isaac
Title: Long Island Early Manuscripts collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1659-1861
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, land deeds, wills, and legal and official documents, mainly related to 18th century Long Island. Includes materials related to slavery and Native Americans.
Quantity: 0.30 Linear Feet in one half manuscript box and two folders in an oversize box (OS-38).
Call Phrase: 1974.003
Sponsor: This collection was processed with funding from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.