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Guide to the Alexander Papers
1665-1883 (bulk 1717-1786)
 MS 8

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Title: Alexander papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1665-1883 (bulk 1717-1786)
Abstract: The Alexander Papers is one of four discrete but closely related collections, known together as the Alexander - Stuyvesant - Rutherfurd Collections. The Alexander Papers consists of the papers of James Alexander, James' wife, Mary Alexander, and their son, William Alexander (Lord Stirling). Material includes correspondence, surveys of tracts of land, mostly in New Jersey, contracts, wills, deeds, conveyances, accounts, bills, receipts, invoices, sight drafts, time drafts, promissory notes, memoranda, writs, warrants, depositions, affidavits, briefs, legal opinions, legal arguments, judgments, minutes, and petitions.
Quantity: 28 Linear feet in 60 boxes
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 8