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

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Series 4: Other Correspondents, 1697-1815

Scope and Contents note

Series 4 consists of correspondence of persons other than James, William and Mary Alexander. This includes those members of the Alexander Family who are not extensively represented in the collection, and members of the Rutherfurd Family, which was related to the Alexanders by marriage. Also included in this series are several letters of John Prevoost, Mary Alexander's son by her first marriage. Letters written by members of the Rutherfurd Family, and by John Prevoost, are foldered separately, and arranged chronologically. All other letters are arranged in a single chronology. Frequently appearing in the series are letters to and from Joseph Murray, Cortlandt Skinner, and Thomas Bartow.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Other Correspondents--John Rutherfurd. Letters Sent
1813-1814
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Other Correspondents--John Rutherfurd. Letters Received
1784-1788, 1809, 1813
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Other Correspondents--Walter Rutherfurd. Letters Sent
1792-1794, undated
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Other Correspondents--Walter Rutherfurd. Letters Received
1768, 1775, 1792-1796
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Other Correspondents--William Alexander Duer to John W. Francis
1813
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Other Correspondents
1697-1762, undated
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Other Correspondents
1763-1772
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Other Correspondents
1773-1815

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