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Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss006

Charles I, King of England Papers, 1642

1 Vol.
This collection contains materials from the royal court and the period of King Charles I.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss013

Great Britain. Commissioners of Excise Records, 1684-1764

1 Vol.
This collection contains an abstract of the Gross and Net- produce of the several Branches of his Majesty's Revenues under the Receipt and Management of the Commissioners of Excise from the respective Times of the Commencement together with their respective Appropriations. The volume covers tax revenues through November 6. 1762. The collection also contains the bookplate of William Dowdeswell who served as chancellor of the Exchequer from July 1765 to July 1766.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss015

Harlow Estate Records, 1685-1694

1 Vol.
The Harlow Estate was located in Essex, England. This collection includes proceedings of manorial courts and records of quit rents, tithes, and other income received.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss014

Great Britain. Common Law Records, 1701-1706

1 Vol.
This collection consists of several cases concerning the public revenues referred by the Treasury to the attorney general. This collection also contains revenue cases from the reign of Queen Anne (1665-1714), with legal opinions rendered in reports by Sir Edward Northey (1652-1723). In addition, this collection includes a 1705, "state of proceedings against the Good Seized upon Captain Kidd the Pirate in the High Court of Admiralty of England."
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss016

Frederick Hendricks Papers, 1709-1891

0.25 cubic ft.
Frederick Hendricks worked for the Globe Insurance Company of London. During the years 1848-1890, Hendricks collected 164 autograph letters and holographic manuscripts of 18th and 19th century British actuaries, some of whom were also astronomers and mathematicians. This collection includes letters, manuscripts, printed materials, and portraits pertaining primarily to 18 British insurance companies and to the Institute of Actuaries.
National Death Penalty Archive: apap301
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M. Watt Espy Papers, 1730-2008

88.76 cubic ft.
The M. Watt Espy papers chronicle the extensive research efforts that led to the creation of the Capital Punishment Research Project and the database known as the Espy File. Espy spent three decades gathering and indexing documentation of legal executions in the United States. His papers contain both primary and secondary sources used to catalog thousands of instances of capital punishment in the United States and its territories since the 1600s. The collection includes material from corrections records, newspapers, county histories, legal proceedings, and books. In addition to the records pertaining specifically to the death penalty, there is also a selection of magazines collected by Espy that cover true crime stories as well as life in the American Old West.
National Death Penalty Archive: apap346

Eugene G. Wanger and Marilyn M. Wanger Death Penalty Collection, 1754-2015

147.2 cubic ft.
Over the course of 50 years, Eugene G. Wanger created or collected the materials about capital punishment that comprise the Eugene G. Wanger and Marilyn M. Wanger Death Penalty Collection. The collection includes a wide range of materials on the death penalty documenting its history, efforts to abolish or reinstate the practice, its psychological impact, compatibility on religious, moral or ethical grounds, and its operation.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss021

Francoise Madeleine Mesnil Papers, 1756

1 Vol.
An inventory and bequest. A notarial document done for Thomas Maurice Bronod, an attorney in Paris.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss099

Nine Partners General Store Records, 1767-1776

2 Vol.
Day books kept by the proprietor(s) of a general store selling dry goods and products from the West Indies in the Hudson Valley of New York and Connecticut. The store may have been located in the Nine Partners Tract, in the vicinity of what is now Hyde Park, New York.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss034

Abbe Family Papers, 1773-1896

0.5 cubic ft.
The Abbe (Abbey) family papers include records relating to the Abbe family. The Abbe family, which consisted primarily of Richard T. Abbe, his wife Helen Woods Abbe, and their daughter Olive Abbe Jones, corresponded with many family members and business associates before and during the Civil War. This collection contains deeds, legal records, correspondence, business records, and other papers of the family.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss071

Freligh Family Papers, 1773-1955

0.9 cubic ft.
This collection documents the activities of the members of the Freligh family who lived primarily in the Niskayuna area during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss072

Leonard Gansevoort Jr. Papers, 1780-1801

1 Vol.
Leonard Gansevoort Jr. was an attorney in the Albany, New York area in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This collection contains a register of cases handled by Gansevoort in the New York State Supreme Court, Albany Mayor's Court, and various county courts.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss036

Albany General Store Records, 1784-1786

1 Vol.
The Albany General Store Records contain business records kept by an unidentified proprietor of a general store which sold dry goods, rum, and other merchandise.
University Archives: ua902.065

Duncan Blanchard Papers, 1789-2003

35.8 cubic ft.
The Duncan Blanchard papers document Blanchards career as a research associate at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and as a senior research associate at the State University of New York at Albany.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss058

Johannes Crounse Papers, 1796

1 Vol.
This collection consists of a manuscript including treatments for ailments of horses, written in German, from a farmer living west of Albany, New York in the late 18th century.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss062

John Dean Dickinson Papers, 1796-1834

1 cubic ft.
This collection contains letters, deeds, and retained copies of legal documents kept by John Dean Dickinson as an attorney and landowner in Lansingburg and Troy, New York in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Dickinson served in the New York State Assembly and the United States Congress.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss125

Ezra Williams Papers, 1798-1804

1 Vol.
Collection includes financial records kept by a merchant seaman from East Hartford, Connecticut, who served on schooners trading with the West Indies and Spain.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss047

Severyn Bruyn Papers, 1800

1 Vol.
This collection is a notebook from a student reading law in 1800.
Business, Literary, and Local History Manuscripts: mss119

Israel Thompson Papers, 1800-1810

1 Vol.
Day book ept by the proprietor of a general store in Stonington, Vermont.