Collection of signed letters from notable individuals ranging from King Charles II to J. Robert Oppenheimer. Collection also includes two printed leaves (four pages) from the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX (ca. 1473) and a print of an illustration of the siege of Yorktown (ca. 1862).
Collection of letters, journals, account books and other documents dating from or relating to the American Revolution. Also includes material relating to the Fisher, Rapalje and Wilkins families in New York State.
Christopher Yates was Quartermaster-General during the American Revolution. Collection includes correspondence, 1728-1848; financial records, 1732-1841; legal records, 1677-1898; military records, 1777-81; and miscellany. Correspondents include John De Lancey, Elizabeth De Lancey Yates, Joseph Yates, and Judge Robert Morris of New Jersey. Financial records of John Butler, Peter Van Benthuysen, and Christopher Yates family are included. Also includes a journal by Captain Thomas Butler, 1756.
Papers of a Kingston, New York family include correspondence (1740-1930); account books (1768-1770); a daybook (1758-1779); ledgers (1776, 1791-1808); journals, diaries, family Bibles, legal papers (1753-1804), and memorabilia. The bulk of the collection consists of business records of Cornelius Wynkoop and his sons, Cornelius C. Wynkoop and John C. Wynkoop.