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Series IV: Documents Concerning the Law and Government, 1664-1783, undated, inclusive

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Scope and Content

This series spans a particularly long period of time and contains a variety of documents. In some of these documents, there is a direct tie to either the Jay family or the Van Cortlandt family (Jay's in-laws). Within this series are documents pertaining to a land dispute between Hemsen and the Corporation of New York. Other documents of note are a number of copies of affidavits, swearing to British brutality towards wounded American militia on May 1, 1778; official documents concerning the state of the colony of New York; articles of surrender from 1664; documents concerning Nine Partner land in Duchess County; notes on land; material concerning Trinity Church; and documents from lawyers.

Long Island Papers, Chiefly in the Case of Hendrick Hemsen against the Corporation of New York (Reel 2 - #13), 1674-1774, undated

Box: 3, Folder: 4 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Assorted Documents (Reel 2 - #14), 1664-1783, undated

Box: 3, Folder: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Assorted Documents (Reel 2 - #15), 1664-1775, undated

Box: 3, Folder: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Assorted Documents (Reel 2 - #16), 1714-1750, undated

Box: 3, Folder: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
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