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Guide to the Conover and Cowenhoven family papers 1974.141

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Cowenhoven family
Title: Conover and Cowenhoven family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1801-1836
Abstract: The Conover and Cowenhoven family papers span the period 1801 to 1836 and consist of eight items. Included are papers concerning the estates of Jacob Conover and Jacob Cowenhoven, as well as papers pertaining to the appointment of Peter Cowenhoven to the rank of Captain in Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah Johnson's regiment.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in two folders
Text [Box]: A0025
Call Phrase: 1974.141
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.