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Guide to the Goldsboro Banyar and Banyar Family Papers
1727-1904
 MS 39

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Title: Goldsboro Banyar and Banyar Family Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1727-1904
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1740-1840
Abstract: This collection traces the estate and affairs of Goldsboro Banyar (1724-1815) and his heirs. As Deputy Secretary of pre-Revolutionary New York, Banyar played a significant role in colonial government, especially in the distribution of land grants. Papers include colonial government documents, business and personal correspondence, and a large number of 18th century land patents and indentures for property in New York and Vermont. The collection also includes papers relating to several generations of Banyar's heirs, including Campbell White (1787-1859), a successful New York merchant and politician, who married Goldsboro Banyar's granddaughter Harriet Banyar LeRoy.
Quantity: 91.4 Linear feet (31 boxes, 172 oversize folders)
Call Phrase: MS 39