Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

© 2011 New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the Ebenezer Stevens Papers
1739-1822
 MS 592

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


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Cassandra Brewer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 17, 2016
Finding Aid is written in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Stevens, Ebenezer, 1751-1823
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.
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials Note: The Ebenezer Stevens Papers are primarily in English but contains several documents in French and Spanish.
Mixed materials [Box]: 3
Mixed materials [Box]: 2
Mixed materials [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: MS 592