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Guide to the James H. Roosevelt Financial Records
1784, 1820-1863, 1916
 MS 3046

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Roosevelt, James Henry, 1800-1863
Title: James H. Roosevelt financial records
Dates: 1784, 1820-1863, 1916
Abstract: The collection includes 15 volumes of financial records concerning accounts associated with James Henry Roosevelt (1800-1863), the benefactor by bequest of Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. Most of the records concern the revenue and expenses related to Roosevelt's investment properties, his personal and household expenses, and his transactions with family and others close to him. One volume is the receipt book for Roosevelt's estate, maintained by his executrix, Julia Boardman. Two volumes, and a portion of another, include the records maintained by Roosevelt and Cornelius Bogert as trustees for the Leake & Watts Orphan House and estate of Augustine H. Lawrence. Two volumes relate to the estate of Harry Peters, for which Roosevelt's father, James C. Roosevelt, was executor.
Quantity: 0.58 Linear feet in one document box
Call Phrase: MS 3046