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Guide to the Henry C. Murphy papers ARC.189

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (1 of 10)

General note

Includes analyses of maps by Mercator, de la Cosa, Ruysch, etc. and their relation to accounts of expeditions.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (2 of 10)

General note

Includes analysis of different editions of Waldseemuller's Cosmographiae Introductio.

1868
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (3 of 10)

General note

Includes Vespucci and claims for European discovery of America.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (4 of 10)

General note

Includes de Leon, Narvaez, Magellan, del Castillo, de Cordova.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (5 of 10)

General note

Includes Estevan Gomez (Portuguese) and Spanish explorations.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (6 of 10)

General note

Includes land grant charges against Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon (circa 1526)

circa 1874
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (7 of 10)

General note

Includes Norse/Northmen and Champlain.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (8 of 10)

General note

Includes Northern explorations, Verrazano, Hudson, Cabot.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (9 of 10)

General note

Includes summaries of various research sources.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Research Notes: European Exploration of the Americas, 1500s-1600s (10 of 10)

General note

Includes Sweden, Daniel Ebeling work, Delaware, New York

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 2 Folder : 1-3 Transcriptions: New France, 1627-1672 (3 folders)

General note

Principally includes abstracts, in English, of the Jesuit Relations.

circa 1860
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Transcriptions: Articles re: American Indians, 1744-1818
circa 1870
Box: 2 Folder : 5-8 Research Notes: Dutch and New Netherlands, 1600s (4 folders)

General note

Includes Bushwick records (translated extracts, 1660-1664), Jacob Steendam, Danckaerts, Dutch West India Company.

circa 1860-circa 1880
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Translation: A Brief Account of the Situation in New Netherland, 1662
circa 1836
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Transcriptions: New Netherlands, 1664-1665
circa 1836
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Translation: Ebeling on New Netherlands, 1600s
circa 1830s
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Research Notes: Dutch Manuscripts at Albany, 1638-1669 (folder 1 of 4)
circa 1870s
Box: 3 Folder : 1-3 Research Notes: Dutch Manuscripts at Albany, 1638-1669 (folders 2, 3, and 4 of 4)
circa 1870
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Extracts from John Thurloe's State Papers, 1653-1656
circa 1860
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Transcription: "In relation to the fleet sent over by the protector to surprise the Dutch," 1654
circa 1860
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Manuscript: New York and Benjamin Fletcher, 1693-1694
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Transcriptions: English Colonial Government Records, 1639-1779
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Transcription: Attack of Fort William Henry / Colonel Frye's Journal, 1757, 1776
circa 1870
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Transcriptions: English Colonial Records and Writings, 1605-1780
1841-circa 1870s
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Memoranda Taken from Tombstones, Old Dutch Burying Ground, Fulton St. near Smith St., 1685-1845
1862-1863
Box: 3 Folder : 11 Commonplace Book of Lighter Selections

General note

Includes extracts from poems, plays, essays, and historical and biographical writings.

1831
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Correspondence: Labadists at Bohemia Manor, Maryland
1859-1860
Box: 3 Folder : 13 Correspondence: Historical Research

General note

Includes a draft agreement for a teacher at Bushwick and Newtown, circa 1700.

circa 1700, 1840-1879
Box: 3 Folder : 14 Correspondence: European

General note

Includes documents in Dutch and in French.

1858-1861
Box: 3 Folder : 15 Correspondence: Political Matters

General note

Includes correspondence from Col. Stevenson of the 1st Regiment, New York Infantry (1848); 2 letters from candidate and president-elect James Buchanan (1856); and one letter from president John Tyler.

1844-circa 1859
Box: 3 Folder : 16 Notes on the Netherlands
circa 1860
Box: 3 Folder : 17 Commercial Matters

General note

Includes Atlantic Bank Association and New York Bridge Company. A letters patent for a horse wheel is in the oversize box.

1818-circa 1880
Box: 3 Folder : 18 Certificates, Degrees, Appointments

General note

Columbia College diploma moved to oversize box.

1830-1870
Box: 3 Folder : 19 Miscellaneous Documents

General note

Includes a birthday ode, original document in Dutch, with English translation (1700s); 2 letters, from Edward Bridgen to John Adams and to Benjamin Franklin (1786); two pages from a published index of New York marriages (circa 1664-circa 1783); advertising flier for property in a temperance village in Brooklyn (circa 1849).

1701-circa 1849
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Oversize Material
1818-1830