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Smith, Peter, 1768-1837.
Inclusive Dates:
1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769 1770 1771 1772 1773 1774 1775 1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789 1790 1791 1792 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 1807 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817 1818 1819 1820 1821 1822 1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850, 
Abstract:
Papers of the New York State merchant and landowner; father of Gerrit Smith. Collection contains correspondence (1791-1837); financial papers (1771-1850) relating to various business enterprises; business and land papers (1767-1850); legal documents (1772-1840); and writings, including a journal of a trip from Albany to Johnstown in 1822. Notable correspondents include John Jacob Astor, Daniel Cady, William E. Dodge, Abraham Herring, Elbert Herring, Thomas Herring, Samuel Hoard, Nehemiah Huntington, Elisha Kane, John Kiersted, William Laight, William Lamont, Robert Lenox, John Lincklaen, Samuel McNeil, Morris S. Miller, Stephen Parkhurst, Samuel H. Payne, Jonas Platt, Harmon Pumpelly, Zebulon Shipherd, Gerrit Smith, Ezra Stiles, David Tomlinson, Lawrence Vrooman, Nathan Ward, and Elisha Williams.
Type of Material:
Account books.
Bills of sale.
Correspondence.
Daybooks.
Deeds.
Diaries.
Land surveys.
Leases.
Legal documents.
Mortgages.
Promissory notes.
Subject:
Madison County (N.Y.) -- History.
New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865.
Peterboro (N.Y.)
Landowners.
Business and Industry
New York State
Land grants -- New York (State)
Land titles -- New York (State)
Landowners -- New York (State)
Oneida Indians.