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Guide to the Deborah Covenhoven orders of permission 1977.640

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Covenhoven, Deborah
Creator: Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Creator: Walton, William, 1731-1796
Title: Deborah Covenhoven orders of permission
Dates: 1782
Abstract: Two orders of permission for Deborah Covenhoven to travel from New Jersey to Long Island (dated July 6, 1782 and signed by New Jersey Governor William Livingston) and Staten Island (dated July 27, 1782 and signed by Magistrate of Police William Walton).
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0073
Call Phrase: 1977.640
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

  • Travel

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • New Jersey
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriciton.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Deborah Covenhoven orders of permission, 1977.640, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The collection was formally accessioned in 1977.

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