Manuscript Group 177, William A. Whitehead (1810-1884), Historian Papers, 1680-1885

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Manuscript Group 177, William A. Whitehead (1810-1884), Historian
Papers, 1680-1885, 2 linear feet
Call Number: MG 177


Summary:

Eighteenth-century copies of important New York and New Jersey documents, 1680-1795, Whitehead’s extracts of Dutch records compiled in the office of the secretary of the State of New York in 1843, concerning East Jersey, 1638-1673; manuscript of Whitehead’s East Jersey under the Proprietary Governments…, Collections of The New Jersey Historical Society, Vol. 1 (New York, 1846); printed copy of Whitehead’s Contributions to the Early History of Perth Amboy and Adjoining Country… (New York, 1856), with manuscript notes, corrections, and additional pictorial materials, ca. 1856-1885; account book of the estate of John Whitehead, with William A. Whitehead serving as executor, 1868-1874; a record of the weather at Ventôsa, “located on Sussex Turnpike four miles from Morristown R. R. Station, Morris Township, Morris County, N. J….,” 1876-1880; general correspondence of William A. Whitehead as corresponding secretary of The New Jersey Historical Society, including letters of John Romeyn Brodhead, John R. Burnet, Lewis Condict, Lucius Q. C. Elmer, Charles G. McChesney, and William Nelson.

Purchase, 1915.

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 941, John Cruger (fl. 1713-1715) and Elias Neau (fl. 1713-1715) / William A. Whitehead (1810-1884) Scrapbook

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