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Guide to the Alexander Papers
1668-1818 (bulk 1717-1786)
  MS 8

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 15, 2011
Description is in English.

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Title: Alexander Papers
Dates: 1668-1818 (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: 28.0 Linear feet (60 boxes)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 8