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Guide to the Beekman Family Papers
 MS 51

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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

Container List

Box 4, James Beekman, Gerard Beekman, 1790's - 1841

Scope and Contents

For more information, see White's guide: Vol 1, pages 28-39.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Record of Correspondence between James Beekman, Jr. (d. 1836) and Mrs. Elizabeth Dunkin (executrix) regarding Disposition of Estate of Beekman's Wife Lydia (d 1837)

Scope and Contents

White's notes do not describe all the material within this folder.

Box: 4 Folder : 2 Bill of Sale for Negro Slave in 1753 (Slave owned by Catherine Beekman), Checkbook for the Manhattan Company, 1834-1835, Correspondence of Gerard Beekman 1798, Samuel Beekman 1778, Misc. Accounts
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Last Will and Testament of Gerard Beekman in 1833, Stock and Bond Certificates, Property Inventories, Beginning of Dunkin-James Beekman Controversy
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Abstract of Will of James Beekman (one later made), Inventories of Estates, Copies of Bonds, circa 1830, Correspondence (Catherine Beekman From son James W. Beekman, 1834)
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Rent Books, Bank Books, Business Papers Primarily of Gerard Beekman
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Accounts of Gerard and James Beekman, Indentures, Agreements
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Accounts, Indentures, Insurance, Reciepts (bulk James W. Beekman)
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Assignment of Certificate in NY Society Library from William Beekman to William Beekman, Jr., Assignment of Pews #52 in New Dutch Church and #5 in North Church, Account of Furniture in William Beekman's House
Box: 4 Folder : 9 Accounts, Receipts, Letters regarding James Beekman, Jr., Lydia Beekman, and Elizabeth Dunkin, Subscriptions, Estate Papers

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