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Peter Goelet Papers, 1762-1886

Title
Peter Goelet Papers, 1762-1886
ID
Mss. 92 G55
Extent
0.5 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
31 items.
Scope and Contents
Papers of the Goelet family of Amsterdam and New York, N. Y. Includes invoice, 1762, of Jacob Goelet at Amsterdam; and letters, 1763-1779, to Peter Goelet from merchants in Bristol and London, England (including Quakers), concerning goods, finances, and the American Revolution. Also includes receipt, 1879, signed by John Adams Dix; letter, 1882, from Henry V. Poor concerning routes of travel from Terre Haute [Ind.] to New York City; copy of letter of G. F. R. Henderson concerning Richard S. Ewell and a commonplace book, 1793-1861; grant for a War of 1812 service and a 1777 pardon of John Earle by George III.
Creators
Goelet, Peter (fl. 1763-1779)
Dix, John Adams (1798-1879)
Goelet, Jacob
Henderson, G. F. R. (George Francis Robert) (1854-1903)
Poor, Henry Varnum (1812-1905)
Subjects
Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797
Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872
Merchants--New York (City)
Quakers--England
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Invoices
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
07/14/1992.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Haywood Vaughan.
Gift
Preferred Citation
Peter Goelet Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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