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Guide to the James De Lancey speech 1978.089

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: De Lancey, James, 1703-1760
Title: James De Lancey speech
Dates: 1783
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0084
Call Phrase: 1978.089
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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Biographical Note

James De Lancey (1703-1760) was the Lieutenant Governor of the English Province of New York from 1753 to 1760.

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Scope and Contents note

Printed speech of James De Lancey, in which he sets out instructions for the people of New York based on the wishes of King George III. Dated 1783.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • De Lancey, James, 1703-1760
  • George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

Document Type

  • Speeches

Subject Topics

  • Lieutenant governors |x New York (State) |z New York

Subject Places

  • New York (Colony)
  • New York (Colony) |x Politics and government

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); James De Lancey speech, 1978.089, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. Formally accessioned in 1978.

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