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Guide to the Simon C. Garretson military appointments 1977.406

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 11, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828
Creator: Garretson, Simon C.
Creator: Yates, Joseph Christopher, 1768-1837
Title: Simon C. Garretson military appointments
Dates [inclusive]: 1821-1824
Abstract: This collection consists of two certificates appointing Simon C. Garretson (or Simeon C. Garrison) to the ranks of Ensign and Captain in the 64th Regiment of the New York State Militia. The first certificate, dated 1821, is signed by Governor DeWitt Clinton, while the second certificate, dated 1824, is signed by Governor Joseph C. Yates.
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0068
Call Phrase: 1977.406
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 Names

  • Garretson, Simon C.

Document Type

  • Certificates
  • Military commissions

Subject Organizations

  • New York (State). Militia. Regiment, 64th.

Subject Topics

  • Governors -- New York (State)
  • Soldiers -- New York (State)

Subject Places

  • New York (State)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Simon C. Garretson military appointments, 1977.406, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mrs. Guy Du Val, 1944.

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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