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Guide to the Beekman Family Papers
 MS 51

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Alisa Harrison and John Winter

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 24, 2019
Description is in English

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Box 11, Misc Papers of James W. Beekman, 1750-1894

Scope and Contents

See White's notes: pages 100-105. Some of these folders also contain documents from the Milledoler family as well as the Beekman/Dunscomb/Chalmers/Burr case (the bulk of which can be found in box 8(B)). Each of the folders contains a wide range of documents from legal papers to poetry to school report cards.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Remedies and Recipes, Extracts of Will of Harmanus Rutgers, Maps of Lots, Stock in Brunswick Turnpike, Real Estate Docs, Boudinot and Milledoler Papers, Correspondence
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Letters, Baron von Hoffman Case, Medical Disability Certificate for Gereard Beekman, War of 1812, Real Estate, Death Notices for Gerard and Catherine's Children, Quotations, Milledoler Property
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Letters, Recipes, Personal Notes, Correspondence
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Correspondence, Insurance Documentation, Gubernatorial Resolutions
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Assessments, Letters, Notes on New York Hospitals, Petitions, Introductions, Club Memberships
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Letters, Correspondence, Documents relating to Women's Hospital, NY Hospital, Inebriate Asylum, Century Club, Receipts, Introductions. Also, Circular of Working Women's Protective Union
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Letters, Recipes for Medical Prescriptions, Notes on Adjusting a Lightning Rod. Letter in French concerning Bellerive. Legal Papers. Late 18th Century to 1894 (bulk 1870-1894)
Circa 1800-1900
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Circulars, Documents Relating to Women's Hospital, School Papers, Speeches, Medical Remedies
1850, 1867-68
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Gerard Beekman's Bills (mostly hotel) from Paris, Rome, Wiesbaden
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Bank Deposits, List of Expenditures and Incomes, Construction Accounts
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Quotations, Poetry, Report Cards, Sermons
1784-1830, undated
Box: 11 Folder : 12 List of Jewelry, Travel Letters, Sermons, Invitations, Many Undated
Circa 1830
Box: 11 Folder : 13 Two Photographs, Maps, Will of A.W. Beekman, Property Deeds, Newspaper Clippings, Indentures, Introductions

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