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

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Series 11: Business Papers, 1699-1813

Scope and Contents note

Business Papers are those papers pertaining to the business affairs of persons other than James, William and Mary Alexander. The series contains accounts, bills, receipts, memoranda, etc of a wide variety of persons. Included in the series is material created by or pertaining to a group of New York landowners collectively called the Second Nine Partners, attorney Cortlandt Skinner, the merchant house of McVickar & Hill, New York merchant Robert Snell, and merchants Andrew Bell and Peter Smitzer, both of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Also in the series are accounts, bills, and receipts whose creators or principals cannot be identified.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 57 Folder : 1 Business Papers. Estate of Charles Dunstar. Inventory
1727
Box: 57 Folder : 2 Business Papers. Estate of Daniel Donaldson Dunstar. Inventories
1749
Box: 57 Folder : 3 Business Papers. McVickar & Hill. Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1781, 1786-1787, undated
Box: 57 Folder : 4 Business Papers. McVickar & Hill. Insurance Policy for Sloop "Letitia"
1786
Box: 57 Folder : 5 Business Papers. Robert Snell. Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1771-1773, undated
Box: 57 Folder : 6 Business Papers. Accounts, Bills, Receipts. Other Persons
1699-1749, undated
Box: 57 Folder : 7 Business Papers. Accounts, Bills, Receipts. Other Persons
1750-1813
Box: 57 Folder : 8 Business Papers. Memoranda. Other Persons
undated
Box: 57 Folder : 9 Business Papers. Memoranda. Other Persons
1720-1810
Box: 57 Folder : 10 Business Papers. Invoices. Other Persons
1724-1749, undated
Box: 57 Folder : 11 Business Papers. Sight Drafts/Time Drafts. Other Persons
1725-1805
Box: 58 Folder : 1 Business Papers. Accounts, Bills, Receipts. Unknown Persons
undated
Box: 58 Folder : 2 Business Papers. Advertisements for Land
1745-1800, undated
Box: 58 Folder : 3 Business Papers. Account Books. Andrew Bell
1784
Box: 58 Folder : 4 Business Papers. Day Books. Andrew Bell
1786
Box: 58 Folder : 5 Business Papers. Account Book. Peter Smitzer
1775-1776
Box: 58 Folder : 6 Business Papers. Account Books. Peter Smitzer with Peter Barberi
1775-1776

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