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Guide to the Stuyvesant-Rutherfurd Papers
1647-1917 (bulk 1840-1917)
  MS 605

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

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Series VII: Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1722-1780)

Scope and Contents note

Nicholas William Stuyvesant (1722-1780) was a New York Merchant and the brother of Peter (Petrus) Stuyvesant. Most of the material in the series pertains to his business activities.

Subseries 1: Nicholas William Stuyvesant - Letters Received N.D., 1762, 1767

Scope and Contents note

Three letters, all from William Samuel Johnson of London. The letters deal with business affairs, with some personal content. In his letter dated July 10, 1767, Johnson discusses British reaction to American protests over the Stamp Act.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Nicholas William Stuyvesant -- Letters Received
N.D., 1762, 1767
Subseries 2: Nicholas William Stuyvesant (and Estate of -) - Accounts, Bills, Receipts 1747-1800

Scope and Contents note

Most of the material deals with the Estate of Nicholas William Stuyvesant. A receipt book, dated 1752-1753, includes entries for goods purchased, rents collected, and money collected apparently on behalf of other persons.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 10 Nicholas William Stuyvesant (and Estate of -) -- Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1747 - 1800
Box: 13 Folder : 11 Nicholas William Stuyvesant (and Estate of -) -- Accounts, Bills, Receipts -- Receipt Book
1752 - 1753
Subseries 3: Nicholas William Stuyvesant (and Estate of -) - Legal Papers 1758-1796

Scope and Contents note

Bonds, leases, conveyances, including a conveyance of a slave named Francisco from Henry Law to Nicholas William Stuyvesant in 1758.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 12 Nicholas William Stuyvesant (and Estate of -) --Legal Papers
1758 - 1796
Box: 13 Folder : 13 Nicholas William Stuyvesant -- Oversize Legal Papers
1762, 1773

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