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Guide to the Ebenezer Stevens Papers
1739-1822
 MS 592

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 05, 2019
Finding Aid is written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ebenezer Stevens Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1739-1822
Abstract: Ebenezer Stevens (1751-1823) served as a soldier and officer in the Continental Army and the New York State Artillery Corps during the Revolutionary War. Post-war, Stevens was an agent for the United States War Department as well as a successful merchant in New York City. This collection documents his activities as a merchant both indepentently and for the militia. Additionally, it documents Stevens' role as a commanding officer, specifically during the fortification of New York City in the early 1800s.

The Ebenezer Stevens papers are digitized and available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.
Quantity: 1 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Language: The Ebenezer Stevens Papers are primarily in English but contains several documents in French and Spanish.
Mixed Materials [Box]: 3
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1
Mixed Materials [Box]: 2
Call Phrase: MS 592