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Guide to the Samuel Cheever, Josiah Tiffany, and Alonzo G. Hammond commission 1974.160

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: New York (State). Legislature.
Title: Samuel Cheever, Josiah Tiffany, and Alonzo G. Hammond commission
Dates: 1836
Abstract: A commission issued by the State of New York to Samuel Cheever, Josiah Tiffany, and Alonzo G. Hammond, appointing them as commissioners to carry out duties related to laying out streets and avenues in the City of Brooklyn. The document indicates that this is a duplicate copy of the official commission.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0025
Call Phrase: 1974.160
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.

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Access Points

Subject Topics

  • City planning -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Streets -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Samuel Cheever, Josiah Tiffany, and Alonzo G. Hammond commission, 1974.160, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Ellen M. Suydam, 1908.

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