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

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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Collection processed by Richard Fraser

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Alexander Papers, MS 8, New-York Historical Society.

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The Rutherfurd Family Papers

The John Rutherfurd Papers

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Alexander, James - Journal 1718 - 1769

Alexander, James - Records and Accounts Relating to his Services in Behalf of the Children of Governors Burnet and Hunter, 1718 - 1745

Alexander, James - Register of Cases, New York Supreme Court, 1721 - 1742

Alexander, William - Ledger, 1766 - 1775

Alexander, William - Account Books, 1756 - 1758, 1763 - 1777

Alexander, William - Battoeman's Book, 1756

Alexander, William - Papers Relating to the Disposition of Lord Stirling's lands in Nova Scotia, 1831 - 1838, plus Copies of Earlier Papers

Alexander, William - [Material concerning the legality of William Alexander's Claim to the Title of earl of Stirling] compiled ca. 1857

Alexander - Livingston - Moore Account Book, ca. 1774 - 1785

William Alexander Papers

Rutherfurd Collection

Lord Stirling Papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lewis Morris Rutherfurd, 1884