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Guide to the Lewis L. Delafield, Eugene D. Hawkins and Affiliated Attorneys Records
circa 1856-1921 (bulk, 1880s-1910)
 MS 157

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 27, 2022
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Preferred Citation

The collection should be cited as: Lewis L. Delafield, Eugene D. Hawkins and affiliated attorneys records, MS 157, New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials

N-YHS holds a letterpress copybook (1866-1870) of Lewis Livingston Delafield (1834-1883). Call phrase BV Delafield, Lewis. N-YHS also holds 3 reports by Delafield, which can be found by searching Bobcat for Delafield's name.

Several of Dexter Hawkins's writings are also held by N-YHS, again found by searching his name in Bobcat.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lewis Livingston Delafield, Jr., 1947. See the New-York Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, No 3, July 1947, for a brief reference to the donation.