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Guide to the Samuel B. Ruggles abstract of title 1978.092

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 17, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ruggles, Samuel B., (Samuel Buckley), 1800-1881
Title: Samuel B. Ruggles abstract of title
Dates: circa 1674-1850
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0084
Call Phrase: 1978.092
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

Samuel Bulkley Ruggles (1800-1881) graduated from Yale College in 1814 and was a New York City lawyer. He was also a member of the New York State Legislature and a trustee of Columbia College.

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Scope and Contents note

Abstract of title for New York City property owned by Samuel B. Ruggles, tracing the ownership of the land from 1674 to circa 1832. Included are copies of several wills, testaments, and maps of the property, which comprised the area between 15th Street on the south and 28th Street on the north, and the Bloomingdale and Old Post Roads on the west and First Avenue on the east.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Ruggles, Samuel B., (Samuel Buckley), 1800-1881

Document Type

  • Abstracts (summaries)
  • Maps

Subject Topics

  • Decedents' estates -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Land titles -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Real property |x Ownership |z New York (State) |z New York
  • Real property -- New York (State) -- New York

Subject Places

  • 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 B. Ruggles abstract of title, 1978.092, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

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

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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