New York (N.Y.)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes single issues of American newspapers from the Civil War period which do not directly relate to other Historical Collections. The April 1865 issues of the New York Herald and the Weekly Journal of Commerce report the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
This collection contains miscellaneous legal papers and letters (several written in French) relating to business and property in New York, Philadelphia, and New Orleans. Included are letters and documents relating to the banking functions of the Consolidated Association of Planters in Louisiana; an 1808 land survey (French); a document dealing with the sale of slaves (1829); and an invitation to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Andrew Jackson's victory at New Orleans.
The collection contains a family photograph album which includes views of Lansing, Bellevue, Battle Creek, Detroit, Belle Isle, Palmer Park, Wyandotte (all in Michigan); New York City; Niagara Falls, Georgian Bay, and Thousand Islands, Canada.