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Guide to the Luther Bradish Papers
1801-1863, 1963
 MS 71

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bradish, Luther, 1783-1863
Title: Luther Bradish papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1801-1863, 1963
Abstract: This collection consists of a large variety of papers relating to Luther Bradish (1783-1863), a former President of the New-York Historical Society. Bradish led a notable life serving as an attorney, a representative in the New York State Assembly, Speaker of the Assembly, and Lieutenant Governor of New York. He was a supporter of many New York based organizations, educational institutions, and cultural institutions. Bradish also championed technological modernization. The documents found in this collection consist of personal correspondence, drafts of Bradish's correspondences/speeches, political/legal documents, financial statements, invitations, sketches, maps, circulars, and newspaper clippings.
Quantity: 6.875 Linear feet in eighteen document boxes and two oversize folders.
Language: The materials in this collection are predominately written in English, however, there are some documents written in French, Italian, Latin, Russian, Greek, and German.
Call Phrase: MS 71