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Guide to the Paltsits Collection--Ulster County, New York
1643-1829
  MS 477

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Description is in English.

Container List

Calendar of Documents

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #1 Data relating to the Pioneers of Catskill, N.Y. (1 p.)
1643-1649
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #2 Accounts of a brewer in Esopus [Kingston], N.Y. (2 pp.)
1655
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #3 The debit of Jacob Barentsen [Barensane] as decreed before the court in Wiltwyck (1 p.)
1667
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #4 Transcript of Latin diploma awarded as Doctor in Medicine to Laurence Van Gaasbeeck (2 pp.)
1674 May 25
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #5 Marriage bond between Thomas Garton and Ann Nottingham, Marbletown, N.Y. (2 pp.)
1680/1 Mar. 19
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #6 Minutes, Court of Sessions, Ulster County (8 pp.)
1702/3 Mar. 2, 4
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #7 Petition of Jacob Gouertle (?), Esopus, N.Y. to Gov. Thomas Dongan for authority to purchase land from the Indians (1 p.)
1681/2 Jan. 24
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #8 Deed of Esopus Indians to Hendrickus Beekman (3 pp.)
1682 June 24
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #9 Brief of James Graham to the Ulster County Court of Oyer and Terminer on behalf of the patent rights of James II against Jacob Browne for trespass on the royal domain called "Shawangang." (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #10A Obligations of indebtedness to the Dutch Church, Kingston, from Hendrick Aertse (1 p.)
1686/7 Feb. 23
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #10B The same from Wesel ten Broeck (1 p.)
1699/1700 Feb. 20
Box: 1 Folder : 1 #10C Leaves from the Deacons' Book, Kingston (?) (2 pp.)
1686-1687
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #11A Sums owed to the Deacons' Fund of the Dutch Church, Kingston (2 pp.)
1686-1699
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #11B Annulment of Wesel ten Broeck's Pledge with interest (1 p.)
1698/9 Feb. 20
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #12 Petition from Gartrite Bowne to Gov. Benjamin Fletcher re: her land dispute with John Camp (1 p.)
1693?
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #13A Petition from Gertrick Browne to Gov. Fletcher re: her land on the Plate Creek (1 p.)
1693
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #13B Council minute; minute of the meeting of the Justices at Kingston (1 p.)
1693 June 6, June 19
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #14 Warrant from Gov. Fletcher to the Surveyor General of N.Y., for laying out grants in Ulster County for John Van Camp, Gerard, Jacob, and Cornelius Brewerton; John Everston and William Johnson (1 p.)
1693 Apr. 8
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #15 Report of the Surveyor-General on the land in dispute between Gertuijcht Bruijn and John Van Camp, et. al. (1 p.)
1693 Aug. 29
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #16 Deposition of Cornelius Cole re land dispute between Gertriet Brown and John Van Camp, et. al. (1 p.)
1693 Oct. 4
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #17 Minutes of a Meeting of the Justices at Kingston hearing Indian testimony in Brown vs. Van Camp (1 p.)
1693/4 Mar. 9
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #18A Minutes of the Provincial Council of New York held at Ft. William Henry to Adjudicate the dispute between Gertruy Bruiyn and John Van Camp et. al. (1 p.)
1694 Sept. 13
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #18B Map of the land in dispute (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #19 Quit Rent receipt from Thomas (?) Noxon to Soveryen Ten Hout, Kingston (1 p.)
1697 Jan. 20
Box: 1 Folder : 2 #20 Accounts for use of the poor, New Paltz (?) (7 pp.)
1698-1712
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #21 List of persons and amounts paid by them for letters patent of the town of Marbletown (fragment)
1703, 1704
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #22 Letters patent to Col. Henry Beekman, Capt. Thomas Garton and Capt. Charles Brodhead for the freeholders of Marbletown (6 pp.)
1703 June 25
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #23 Deacons' Poor Fund of Dutch Church of Kingston (4 pp.)
1703/4 Jan., 1706/7 Jan., 1710/1 Feb., 1711
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #24 Articles of Agreement between David Dubois and Hendrick Janse Cartwright (1 p.)
1704 Mar. 29
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #25 Acknowledgement of Domine Johannes Petrus Nucella to the Consistory of Kingston that he has been fully paid
1704 Apr. 11
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #26 Salary pledges made for the Domine, Ulster County (8 pp.)
1708-1722
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #27 ALS Domine Gualterus Der Bois to the Consistory of Kingston (4 pp.)
[1709-1710]
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #28 Record of Accounts due to Domine Petrus Vas, Kingston (2 pp.)
1719 Mar. 4, Aug. 11
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #29 Last will and testament of Richard Brodhead, Marbletown (2 pp.)
1721 Sept. 25
Box: 1 Folder : 3 #30 ALS Johannes Janson, New York, to Capt. Egbert Schoonmaker (2 pp.)
1722 Mar. 16
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #31 Release from Quit rent, and partition, from Col Jacob Rutson, Thomas Jansen, Martin Bogard, Angeltie Mowrets, and Rachael Bogard to William Nottingham (1 p.)
1724 May 5
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #32 Minutes, Ulster County Court of Sessions, regarding pay for services by the militia on the frontiers (4 pp.)
1724 July 4, Aug. 20
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #33 Expenses for travel through Connecticut and Rhode Island (3 pp.)
1725 Apr.
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #34 ALS William Nottingham to Thomas Sanders (1 p.)
1725/6 Mar. 22
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #35 Letters of Administration under the will and probate of Johannes Westbrook (1 p.)
1727 Apr. 10
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #36 Receipt from Daniel Brodhead to Jacobus Brujn for a lawyer's fee
1728 June 29
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #37 Will of Jacob Rutsen (fragment) (4 pp.)
1728/9 Feb. 2
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #38 Marriage record of a son and daughter of the owner of Foxhall (fragment)
[1730s]
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #39 Obligation of Stephen Nottingham, Marbletown, to William Nottingham, et. al. (2 pp.)
1730 Dec. 7
Box: 1 Folder : 4 #40 Letter of the Classis of Amsterdam regarding the complaint against Domine P. Van Driesen for having put his brother over the Claverack, N.Y. church (2 pp.)
1732 Sept. 1
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #41 Will of Mathys Ten Eyck, Hurley, N.Y. (3 pp.)
1734 Aug. 3
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #42 ALS Johannis Jansen to Augustus Jay (2 pp.)
1736 Aug. 29
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #43 ALS Henry Beekman, Dutchess County, to Capt. James Scott, New York (1 p.)
1737 July 11
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #44 Front leaf from the minute book of the Ulster County Court of General Sessions of the Peace, begun 1738; also includes page of legal forms to be used by the Court in various matters (2 pp.)
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #45 Deposition of Johannis Evertsen, Cooper, before Edward Holland, Mayor of Albany, declaring James Mac Bride had stolen a horse (1 p.)
1739 Sept. 27
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #46 Receipt from Robert Livingston, Jr. to Jacob Hasbrouck
1741 July 7
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #47 Pledge list for the support of the Domine at Rochester (1 p.)
1741 Dec. 15
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #48 General letter to the Consistories of the 4 Dutch Churches of Rochester, Marbletown, New Paltz and Schawengonek (2 pp.)
1742 Feb.
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #49 Conditions for financing and building a church [in Ulster County] (4 pp.)
1742
Box: 1 Folder : 5 #50 Five items relating to Petrus Smedes and his controversies with the Consistory of the Dutch Church, Kingston (12 pp.)
1743, 1759, 1761
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #51 Contributions toward the salary of Domine Mantius from the church at Rochester (3 pp.)
1743 May 20
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #52 Ulster County Court of Common Pleas: Minutes of Benjamin Davis vs. John Elting, an excise case (1 p.)
1742 Sept. 1
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #53 Account of goods and liquors the Justices ordered to be given to the Indians (1 p.)
1745 May
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #54 Ground plan for a Dutch Church
[c1745]
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #55 Letter, author unknown, Rosendale, N.Y., to Speaker of the Assembly explaining why he cannot be present (1 p.)
1747 Apr. 8
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #56 ALS Andreas De Witt, Jr., Warwasing, to Charles De Witt, Livingston Manor (1 p.)
1751 Apr. 8
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #57 Document explaining that Johannis Krom brought the house of Simon Van Wagenen for the Domine (Marbletown, N.Y.) (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #58 Abstract of letter from the Classis of Amsterdam (1 p.)
[late 1760s]
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #59 Memorandum from the Dutch churches on why they cannot aid German churches in Pennsylvania (1 p.)
[late 1760s]
Box: 1 Folder : 6 #60 Domine Johannes Ritzema to the Classis of Amsterdam regarding the reunion of Coetus and Conferentie factions (7 pp.)
1760 May 7
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #61 ALS Jacob Ten Broeck to Cornelius Ten Broeck, Rocky Hill, N.J., announcing the death of their mother (1 p.)
1761 Feb. 23
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #62 Draft of a letter to the Classis of Amsterdam concerning the quarrel in the Dutch churches in America (1 p.)
1763
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #63 Supervisors of Albany to the N.Y. Legislature in regard to tax relief (2 pp.)
1765 Feb. 2
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #64 Subscription list for paying Domine Michael Christian Knoll, Lonenborg (?)
1765 Mar. 9
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #65 Codicil to the will of Nicholas De Myer, Esopus, N.Y., disposing of his slaves (1 p.)
1766 Feb. 10
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #66 Subscription list for building a church at New Paltz (1 p.)
1766 Aug. 29
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #67 Subscription list for purchasing a parsonage at Rochester (3 pp.)
1767 Mar. 10
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #68 Public Notice of the sale of the farm and property of Timothy Davis of the Precinct of the Walkill (1 p.)
1767 Oct. 10
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #69A ALS Jacob Ten Broeck, Sopis [Kingston] to Cornelius Ten Broeck, Rocky Hill, N.J. (1 p.)
1767 Nov. 21
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #69B ALS Gerretje Ten Broeck to her sister (?) apparently telling of British raids in the Highlands (fragments)
1777
Box: 1 Folder : 7 #70 Letter from the Classis of Amsterdam to the Coetus in America (4 pp.)
1768 Oct. 3
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #71 ALS Domine Romeyn, Marbletown, to Elder Bevier regarding conference with Domine Rysdyk
1769 June 3
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #72 ALS Domine John Henry Livingston to Domine Jacob Rutsen Hardenbergh concerning reconciliation of factions in the Dutch church (2 pp., letter incomplete)
[before 1771 May]
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #73 Tally of the election of new officers, Dutch Church, Kingston
1772 May 12
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #74 Draft of a letter to George Clinton (1 p.)
1773 Feb. 2
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #75 Certificate issued to Maria Ten Broeck allowing her to take Communion, Kaetsbaen
1773 Feb. 9
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #76 Survey by Johannes Bruyn of Joseph Sackett's tract on the Dwars Kill, showing adjacent lands of Johannes Hardenbergh, Wilhelmus Terwilleger, etc. (1 p.)
1773 Oct. 5
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #77 Conveyance by William Nottingham to Stephen Nottingham of land in Rochester (mutilated)
1774 Mar. 24
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #78 Will of Johannis Folk (Valck) of Church Land (2 pp.)
1775 June 23
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #79 Oaths of Secrecy and Allegiance to King George III taken before the Committee, John Huston, Colonel (4 pp.)
[1770s]
Box: 1 Folder : 8 #80 Receipts from Charles De Witt and Philip Newkerk to Hurley Township for money they received for building a bridge
1778 Jan. 3
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #81 Calendar of commitments of prisoners for crimes in Ulster County (2 pp.)
1779 June 22
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #82 Bond from the minister and officers of the Dutch Church, Kingston, to pay the sum stated to Hendricus Sleight (1 p.)
1782 May 4
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #83 ALS Thomas Ryerson, New Paltz, to Capt. Johannis Hardenbergh, Rosendale concerning the "wretched situation" of Gerard Hardenbergh's family (3 pp.)
1783 Oct. 20
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #84 Tally sheet of electors' names and their votes for members of the Senate and Assembly (2 pp.)
1784
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #85 Account book of the costs of rebuilding the Dutch Reformed Church, Kingston, 1785-1786. (5 pp.)
1785-1786
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #86 Receipt to Jacob Marinus Groen, Jr., for payment by him of accounts against the Dutch Church, Kingston
1786 Mar./Apr.
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #87 Bill from Stewart and Jones to Cornelius Johnston for supplies used by the Dutch Church, Esopus
1788 Sept. 30
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #88 ALS Jacob Ten Broeck, Jr., Kingston, to Cornelius Ten Broeck, Rocky Hill, N.J. (1 p.)
1788 Nov. 25
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #89 Receipt to Joshua Dubois from Joseph Chipp for amount due him by the Dutch Church of Kingston
1790 June 7
Box: 1 Folder : 9 #90 Draft of letter in debt case of De Witt vs. Borden, undated but second half of 18th century (2 pp.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #91 Survey of a lot for a church in Shawangunk (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #92 Survey of land of the Clinton, Freer, Seymour and Mott families (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #93 Memorandum about Abraham Bevier's lot from the Paltz River eastward, etc. (4 pp.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #94 Survey embracing from "Prauwanhoack" and "Fertyn Kill" to "City Hudson" to "Causeways Kill," etc. (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #95A Part of a deed from John and Anne Brodhead to Stephen Nottingham (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #95B Tracings of Burhans family autographs
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #96A New York Court of Common Pleas, Kingston, in the matter of Selah Tuthill vs. Albert, Henry and Levi Pawling
1803 May 6, July
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #96B ALS John Hasbrouck, Kingston, to Col. John Jansen of Shawangunk, re Tuthill land
1825 Mar. 10
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #97 Miscellaneous surveyors' papers relating to the Minisink Patent in the town of New Paltz and land along the Platte-Kill, Marykill and Shawangunk River (ca. 25 pp.)
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #98 Conversion and confession of Robert R. Brett in his own hand (3 pp.)
1806
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #99 Will of Abraham Bruyn, Shawangunk (2 pp.)
1813 Oct. 25
Box: 1 Folder : 10 #100 ALS Lemuel Warner Ruggles to Hon. Charles Bruyn re election returns in the contest Thomas Bruyn vs. Louw (1 p.)
[1820s?]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #101 ALS Charles H. Ruggles to Charles Bruyn, Shawangunk, concerning Lucas Elmendorf's turnpike plans (1 p.)
[1820s?]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #102 ALS G.W. Ludlam, Goshen, to Charles Bruyn, Shawangunk, about surveying farm lands (1 p.)
1823 Nov. 21
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #103 Rentals of men's and women's seats in the Dutch Church, Kingston (2 pp.)
1829 June
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #104 ALS J.H. De Witt, Kingston, to Charles Bruyn, Shawangunk, concerning the prospects of the election in various Ulster County towns (2 pp.)
1825 Oct. 28
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #105 ALS Dubois Bruyn, Shawangunk, to Charles Bruyn, Albany (1 p.)
1826 Mar. 1
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #106 Birth, marriage and death records, Kingston (fragment)
[1700s]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #107 Memorandum relating to the lands Soverijn Ten Hondt acquired from the Indians in Esopus
[1700s]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #108 DS Robert R. Livingston and George Clinton: "Concluding Argument on part of the Plaintiffs in the Case of the Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of the Town of Kingston against George Atkins and Johannis Hardenbergh," (15 pp.)
[1700s]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #109A Draft of a petition to the Legislature for David Hasbrouck, et. al., for allocation in a road near New Paltz (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #109B Draft of a petition to the Commissioners of Shawangunk asking to lay out a private road (1 p.)
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #110 Memorandum relating to Domines Hermanus Meyer and Romaine and their involvement in disputes of the Dutch Reformed Church (2 pp.)
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #111 Memorandum relating to land in Shawangunk (2 pp.)
Box: 1 Folder : 11 #112 Genealogical notes relating to families that settled in the Kingston area in the 17th century (4 items)
Box: 2 Folder : 1 #113 Letters of Administration under the will of William Nottingham (7 pp.)
1730 Dec. 7
Box: 2 Folder : 2 #114 Survey map of Kingston and its environs by John Verkerle, Deputy Surveyor
1785 June 2

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