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

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Subject Names

  • Alexander, Mary, -1760
  • Alexander, James, 1691-1756
  • Alexander, William, 1726-1783
  • Bartow, Thomas
  • Bell, Andrew, 1757-1843
  • Clinton, Charles, 1690-1773
  • Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776
  • Coxe, John
  • Dunstar, Charles
  • Dunstar, Daniel Donaldson
  • Hancock, John, 1737-1793
  • Johnston, Andrew
  • Livingston, Gilbert
  • Livingston, Henry
  • Livingston, Peter Van Brugh, 1710-1792
  • Livingston, Robert
  • Lyell, Fenwick, 1767-1822
  • Lyne, James
  • Morris, Robert Hunter, approximately 1700-1764
  • Murray, Joseph
  • Ogden, David, 1707-1798
  • Pacheco, Roderigo
  • Prevoost, John
  • Ryerse, George, 1703-1792
  • Shirley, William, 1694-1771
  • Skinner, Cortlandt, 1728-1799
  • Smitzer, Peter
  • Stevens, John, 1716-1792
  • Watson, William

Document Type

  • Accounts.
  • Affidavits.
  • Cadastral maps.
  • Cloth.
  • Conveyances.
  • Deeds.
  • Diaries.
  • Depositions.
  • Dockets.
  • Invoices.
  • Judicial records.
  • Land surveys.
  • Legal correspondence.
  • Legal files.
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Memorandums.
  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Notes (documents)
  • Petitions.
  • Receipts (financial records)
  • Swatches
  • Warrants
  • Wills.

Subject Organizations

  • Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey
  • Council of Proprietors of the Western Division of New Jersey
  • David Barclay & Sons
  • New Jersey. Court of Chancery
  • New Jersey. Court of Vice-Admiralty
  • New Jersey. Supreme Court
  • New York (State). Court of Admiralty
  • New York (State). Supreme Court
  • Unicorn (Ship)

Subject Topics

  • Civil law -- New Jersey -- Cases.
  • Civil law -- New York (State) -- Cases.
  • Coroners -- New Jersey.
  • Courts -- New Jersey.
  • Courts -- New York (State)
  • Crime -- New Jersey.
  • Criminal law -- New Jersey -- Cases.
  • Criminal law -- New York (State) -- Cases.
  • Iron mines and mining -- New Jersey.
  • Justice, Administration of -- New Jersey.
  • Land grants -- New Jersey.
  • Landowners -- New Jersey.
  • Practice of law -- New Jersey.
  • Practice of law -- New York (State)
  • Real property -- New Jersey.
  • Real property -- New York (State)
  • Textile fabrics -- England -- Specimens.
  • Women merchants -- New York (State) -- New York.

Subject Places

  • Connecticut -- Boundaries -- New York (State).
  • New Jersey -- Boundaries.
  • New Jersey -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
  • New Jersey -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
  • New Jersey -- Surveys.
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce.
  • New York (State) -- Boundaries -- Connecticut.
  • New York (State) -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.
  • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
  • Oblong Tract (N.Y.)
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.