|Quantity:||9 boxes (ca. 3.0 cubic ft.); 10 extra-large documents|
|Access:||Open to research.|
|Acquisition:||Gift of the Estate of Carol Robinson, March 2012|
|Processed By:||Abigail L. Fahrenwald Simkovic, Student Assistant, University at Albany, March 2013|
This series of papers follows the trail of an old Manhattan family. The path begins with the Dyckman and Harsen families, both of whom were of the earliest Dutch settlers of Manhattan. Nicholas Dyckman (1692-1758), to whom the earliest records in this collection pertain, owned an estate of approximately 94 acres located in today's northern Manhattan that was bordered by the Hudson and North rivers. Jacob Harsen (1672-unknown) owned a farm south Dyckman's estate which encompassed much of today's Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City.
In 1749 Rachel Dyckman (ca.1725-1772), the daughter of Nicholas Dyckman and Anneke Sevenhooven (dates unknown), married Johannas Harsen (1714-unknown), who is sometimes referred to by the Anglicized name "John," the son of Jacob Harsen and Cornelia Dyckman (dates unknown). Johannas and Rachel had seven children. Upon the death of her father, Rachel inherited Nicholas Dyckman's 94-acre estate.
In 1773 Jacobus Harsen (1750-1835), the eldest son of Johannas Harsen and Rachel Dyckman Harsen, married Catharine Cozine (1750-1835), whose family had immigrated to Manhattan in 1684. The approximately 122-acre Cozine family estate, the title to which was given by the Duke of York, stretched between the North and East rivers in northern Manhattan that adjoined the Dyckman family estate. Jacobus Harsen, who is sometimes referred to by the Anglicized name "Jacob", was active in New York City's political life, serving as both alderman and city magistrate. Jacobus was also an active member of the Reformed Dutch Church, serving as a ruling elder.
Cornelius Harsen (1783-1838) was the son of Jacobus Harsen and Catharine Cozine. In 1805 Cornelius married the daughter of another old Dutch Manhattan family, Johanna Henrietta Ritter (1788-1843). They had eight children. Cornelius served as the colonel of artillery of the New York State Militia during the War of 1812, and Johanna was known for her charitable works. Upon the death of Johanna's father, John P. Ritter (1747-1813) a large portion of his estate, which bordered the Harsen estate, was willed to his daughter. Both Cornelius and Joanna died of tuberculosis.
Jacob Harsen (1808-1863) was the second child of Cornelius Harsen and Joanna Henrietta Ritter Harsen. Jacob attended Columbia University, class of 1825, and then studied medicine under Dr. Alexander H. Stevens at both the New York Hospital and at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, graduating in 1829. Jacob maintained connections to his alma maters throughout his life, bequeathing land to the College of Physicians and Surgeons, establishing the Harsen Prize for the students at the college, and presiding on the board that oversaw the merger of the college with Columbia University. Jacob practiced medicine briefly, focusing his practice on the poor and underserved of New York City, including acting as the District Physician of the Eighth Ward during the cholera outbreak of 1832. However, Jacob felt he did not have the spirit or commitment to continue in daily practice, and so moved on to lead many medical and charity organizations in New York City up until the time of his death, including the New York Medical Association and the Saint Nicholas Society. After the deaths of his grandfather in 1835 and father in 1838, Jacob Harsen came into full possession of his family's now massive Manhattan estate. Upon his death a quantity of the real estate was auctioned, and the rest was distributed among his siblings, nieces, and nephews, with the largest portion passing to his sister Cornelia Rachel Harsen (1817-1900).
Cornelia Rachel Harsen married Lyman Rhoades (1817-unknown), a son of an old New England family, in 1835. Lyman Rhoades was involved in the New York financial world. His offices in the Equitable Trust Company in New York City were damaged in the Great Fire of 1835. Cornelia and Lyman had two sons. Their eldest was John Harsen Rhoades (1838-1906), who married Annie G. Wheelwright (c.1862-unknown), with whom he had two daughters, Cornelia Harsen Rhoades (1863-ca.1940), a children's book author, and Elizabeth Rhoades (1864-1945). John, a banker, retired at age 39.
Their second child, Lyman Rhoades (1847-1907), also a successful banker, presided on the boards of several financial institutions including the Greenwich Savings Bank and the Equitable Trust Company. Lyman married Elizabeth Nash (1856-1919), with whom he had Lyman Rhoades, Jr. (1881-1960), Katharine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965), and Stephen Nash Rhoades (1893-1926). Katharine was a Dada artist, a member of the Steiglitz Circle, and one of Alfred Steiglitz's Three Graces.
Lyman Rhoades, Jr., followed in the footsteps of his forefathers and was also successful in the New York financial sphere, holding an office on Wall Street in New York City that was directly in front of the September 16, 1920, Wall Street bombing. In 1906 Lyman Rhoades, Jr., married Carol Beardsley Nye (1885-1958); they had five children: Elizabeth Reynolds Rhoades, Lyman Rhoades, John Harsen Rhoades, George Rhoades, and Carol Nye Rhoades (1906-1985). Carol Nye Rhoades married Edward Robinson (1899-1987), and it is through their daughter, Carol Robinson (1929- 2011), that this collection passed to the New York State Libray.
Scope and Content Note:
These papers span nine generations of one family from the mid-1700s through the second half of the 20th century. Beginning with the land titles, bonds, and other legal documents of Nicholas Dyckman (1692-1758), Jacob Harsen (1672-unknown), Johannas Harsen (1714-unknown), Rachel Dyckman (ca.1725-1772), Garret Cozine (1750-1835), Jacobus Harsen (1750-1835), and John P. Ritter (1747-1813), one is able to trace the transition of life in Manhattan from Dutch to English, and from royal British colony to independent nation. Throughout this time and through these papers the patient accumulation of the Harsens' massive real estate holdings in northern Manhattan is well documented.
Through the papers of Colonel Cornelius Harsen (1783- 1838), Joanna Henrietta Ritter Harsen (1788- 1843), Jacob Harsen (1808- 1863), Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades (1817-1900), and their Purdy, Prall, and Halsted siblings, one is able to view the transition from independent nation to nation at war again with Great Britain, and later to a nation at war with itself. The papers include a co0nsiderable amount of documentary evidence related to the Civil War through the papers of Jacob Harsen which include receipts and advertisements from the New York Medical Association for the donation of medical supplies for Union troops, letters referencing the war in his personal correspondence, and a letter sent to the Secretary of War on May 18, 1861. The correspondence of Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades includes a May 1863 letter from her son, Lyman, which describes the attack on Fort Sumter and contains a clipping of moss from the USS Passaic. These papers also contain several newspaper clippings relating to the Civil War.
The papers of Jacob Harsen (1808-1863), which are nearly one-quarter of this collection, provide documentary evidence of the urban development of Manhattan through the many municipal development projects that took place on or through his estate including the assessment, purchase, and construction of Central Park; the assessment and construction of Bloomingdale Square, and the grading of several New York City streets, including Broadway. Jacob Harsen's involvement with Columbia University, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and his service on the board merging the two are well documented in the papers as well. In addition to these manuscripts there are mementos from Jacob Harsen's trips to Europe, Russia, Great Britain, and Algeria.
Evidence of the massive real estate holdings of the Harsen family can be found in the several wills, estate inventories, and other papers related to the land auction that look place following Jacob Harsen's death. There is also documentation of Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades's role in the management of the family's estate.
A glimpse into the history of New York City's financial district can be found in the papers of the three generations of successful bankers in the Rhoades family; the family papers also provide photographic evidence of that family's daily lives. The papers include lithographs showing firefighters battling the blazing 1835 Great Fire of New York City. The papers of Lyman Rhoades (1847-1907) includes correspondence which references the financial climate of the time, as well as an inventory of cash and securities from his estate. Elizabeth Nash Rhoades (1856-1919) is represented by two very rich pieces of correspondence and a small collection of photographs from her family, including those of a wedding in 1912 and of her parents George Hyatt Nash and Mollie Nash. Katharine Nash Rhoades, the Dada artist and Alfred Steiglitz's original New Woman, is represented in several photographs and one piece of correspondence.
The papers of Lyman Rhoades, Jr. (1881-1960), consists of correspondence that spans 57 years and a detailed appraisal of his estate. The childhood years of Lyman Rhoades, Jr. and Carol Beardsley Nye Rhoades (1885-1958) family is documented through 71 negatives of photographs of the family in 1911, 1913, and 1916 as well as a photo album with 50 images.
These papers also include many newspaper and magazine clippings relating to events in United States history, many calling cards, invitations to family weddings, maps, many items of genealogical note, obituaries for many family members, and records of the family's donations to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of the City of New York. In addition, this collection contains a few out-of-place items: a few documents from Jacob Halsted's legal practice on cases not pertaining to the family and papers relating to Frederick and Catharine Eckert, whose connection to the family is uncertain.
In addition to manuscript materials there is a Cuban cigar box turned toy chest that contains a collection of small three dimensional objects. This box is a time capsule of an early-twentieth-century American upper-class childhood. Included in the box are hand-sewn doll costumes in a wide array of textiles from supple leather to muslin to silk, three dolls, and a toy bassinet complete with a small replica hot water bottle.
In addition to this series of papers, the Carol Robinson Estate also included a large number of books; each title will be cataloged separately as part of the holdings of the New York State Library's book collection. The Robinson gift also included several works of art, home furnishings, and other three-dimensional objects that have been accessioned to the holdings of the New York State Museum.
Box and Folder List:
|1||1||Jacob Harsen- Correspondence, 1837-1857
|1||2||Jacob Harsen- Correspondence, 1858-1859.
|1||3||Jacob Harsen- Correspondence, 1860.
|1||4||Jacob Harsen- Correspondence, 1861.
|1||5||Jacob Harsen- Correspondence, 1862
|1||6||Jacob Harsen- Correspondence, Undated.
|1||7||Jacob Harsen- Cancelled Cheques- Series One.
|1||8||Jacob Harsen- Cancelled Cheques- Series Two.
|1||9||Jacob Harsen- 67th and 68th Street Grading, New York, N.Y..
|1||10||Jacob Harsen- Central Park Assessments, New York, N.Y.
|1||11||Jacob Harsen- Lease Agreements.
|1||12||Jacob Harsen- Deeds
|1||13||Jacob Harsen- Sundry Real Estate
|1||14||Jacob Harsen- Settlement and Judgment Against James Gerand, October 2, 1839.|
|1||15||Jacob Harsen- Magdalene Ritter Halsted Inheritance, May 10, 1852.|
|1||16||Jacob Harsen- New York Universalist Relief Fund Incorporation.
|1||17||Jacob Harsen- Harsen Prizes at Columbia University- Correspondence.
|1||18||Jacob Harsen- Harsen Prizes at Columbia University- Draft of Trust, April 1859.|
|1||19||Jacob Harsen- Harsen Prizes at Columbia- Catalogue, June 1888.|
|1||20||Jacob Harsen- New York Medical Association- Receipts from Newspaper Advertisements- April-June 1861 (68 items)|
|1||21||Jacob Harsen- New York Medical Association- Bills- 1850- April 1861 (25 items)|
|1||22||Jacob Harsen- New York Medical Association- Bills- May 1861 (63 items)|
|1||23||Jacob Harsen- New York Medical Association- Bills- June 1861 (34 items)|
|1||24||Jacob Harsen- New York Medical Association- Bills- July 1861 (7 items)|
|1||25||Jacob Harsen- New York Medical Association- Sundry (8 items)|
|1||26||Jacob Harsen- Releases.
|1||27||Jacob Harsen- Power of Attorney, Jacob Harsen to James N. Platt, May 6, 1859.|
|1||28||Jacob Harsen- Agreements.
|2||1||Jacob Harsen- Sundry Receipts (15 items)|
|2||2||Jacob Harsen- 70th Street Grading, New York, N.Y.- Sundry, 1854-1855 (16 items)|
|2||3||Jacob Harsen Estate- Correspondence.
|2||4||Jacob Harsen Estate- Accounting and Inventories (16 items)|
|2||5||Jacob Harsen Estate- Decree of the Reading of the Will, January 7, 1857.|
|2||6||Jacob Harsen Estate- Income Tax Returns- 1862 and 1864 (3 items)|
|2||7||Jacob Harsen- Bills from attorneys Platt, Gerard, and Buckley.
|2||8||Jacob Harsen Estate- Instructions for Bonds and Mortgages, undated.|
|2||9||Jacob Harsen Estate- Resolutions of Condolence.
|2||10||Jacob Harsen Estate- Receipts (5 items)|
|2||11||Jacob Harsen Estate- Statement of Settlements by Executor, March 26, 1863.
|2||12||Jacob Harsen Estate- 9th Avenue Boulevard Development, New York, N.Y.
|2||13||Jacob Harsen Estate- Auction Publicity.
|2||14||Jacob Harsen Estate- Real Estate Auction- Lot Assignments and Mortgage Statements (22 items)|
|2||15||Jacob Harsen Estate- Contracts.
|2||16||Jacob Harsen Estate- Deeds.
|2||17||Jacob Harsen Estate- Agreements and Releases.
|2||18||Jacob Harsen Estate- Memorandum of Rents for 1869.|
|2||19||Jacob Harsen Estate- Abstract of Title, John M. Aimes to House and Lot No. 14 Mott Street, New York, N.Y..|
|2||20||Jacob Harsen Estate- Bond Disbursement Receipts.
|2||21||Cornelius Harsen- Releases and Deeds.
|2||22||Cornelius Harsen- Lease, Cornelius Harsen and Jacob Harsen to Jacob Harsen, for lands situated between the lands of the late Nicholas Dykman and the Hudson River, New York, N.Y., March 10, 1783.|
|2||23||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Inventories (3 items)|
|2||24||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Obituary and Tribute.|
|2||25||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Assignment of Trust, Lyman Rhoades and wife, Elijah Purdy and wife, William Halsted and wife, Maria Elizabeth Harsen, and Jacob Harsen to Jacob Harsen, July 25, 1847.|
|2||26||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Mary J. Harsen Contestment of Estate- Correspondence and Receipts.
|2||27||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Mary J. Harsen Contestment of Estate- Summons and Complaint, July 7, 1858.|
|2||28||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Mary J. Harsen Contestment of Estate- Assignment and Release.
|2||29||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Mary J. Harsen Contestment of Estate- Order of Discontinuance, December 22, 1858.|
|3||1||Cornelius Harsen Estate- Anna Maria Merriaw, Catherine Fay, and John O. Fay.
|3||2||Jacob Harsen Purdy Estate.
|3||3||Sundry Harsen Estate Documents.
|3||4||Receipts from Bonds Received from Cornelia R. Rhoades, May 2, 1859.
|3||5||Miscellaneous Receipts and Promissory Notes.
|3||6||Lyman Rhoades- Correspondence, 1836-1907.
|3||7||Lyman Rhoades Estate- Resolutions of Condolences.
|3||8||Lyman Rhoades Estate- Appraisal, April 1, 1907.|
|3||9||Lyman Rhoades Estate- Sundry Documents.
|3||10||Greenwich Savings Bank- Preamble and Resolutions, January 12, 1861.|
|3||11||C. Arthur Parker v. Lyman Rhoades, et al, Supreme Court Trial Term, May 1905- Answer to Complaint.|
|3||12||Alice Nash Estate.
|3||13||Lyman Rhoades, Jr.- Correspondence- 1902-1937.
|3||14||Lyman Rhoades, Jr.- Correspondence- 1942-1959.
|3||15||Lyman Rhoades Jr. Estate- Appraisal of 130 East 76th Street, New York, N.Y..|
|3||16||Carol Nye Rhoades- Correspondence- 1905-1943.
|3||17||George H. Nye Estate- George H. Nye Last Will and Testament, September 23, 1916.|
|3||18||John Harsen Rhoades- Real Estate- Agreement for Sale of Land, John Harsen Rhoades to Nicholas Liebrock for Block 1162 in Section 4, New York, N.Y., October 19, 1891.|
|3||19||John Harsen Rhoades Estate.
|3||20||Katherine Nash Rhoades Correspondence- Letter from "Aunt Henrietta", [Henrietta Harsen Rhoades] to Katherine Rhoades, undated, New York, N.Y.|
|3||21||Henrietta Harsen Rhoades- Correspondence.
|3||22||Cornelius Rhoades- Correspondence- Letter from Henry C. Lay to Cornelius Rhoades, March 15, 1881, Easton.|
|3||23||Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades- Correspondence.
|3||24||Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades- Letters from E.S. Rush.
|3||25||Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades- School Papers.
|3||26||Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades- Real Estate- Deed, Cornelia Rachel [Harsen] Rhoades to Joanna Henrietta H. Rhoades, for lands situated between 71st Street and 11th Avenue, New York, N.Y., November 2, 1874.|
|3||27||Cornelia Rachel Harsen Rhoades- Bonds.
|3||28||Joanna Henrietta Harsen Rhoades- Real Estate Documents.
|3||29||Joanna H. Harsen Estate- Inventory, September 26, 1843.|
|3||30||Joanna Henrietta Harsen Rhoades Estate.
|4||1||Elizabeth Nash Rhoades- Correspondence.
|4||2||Magdalen Ritter Halsted Estate- Last Will and Testament, May 15, 1851.|
|4||3||Assignment of Mortgages from John J. Gerrell.
|4||4||Abraham A. Prall- Trust Deed, Abraham A. Prall to Jacob Harsen, January 25, 1847.|
|4||5||Abraham A. Prall- Releases.
|4||6||Abraham A. Prall- Assignment of Bonds.
|4||7||Abraham A. Prall- Guardianship.
|4||8||Frederick Eckert- Releases.
|4||9||Frederick Eckert Estate.
|4||10||Eckert Family- Lease and attached letters.
|4||11||Eckert Family- Deed, John Eckert, Frederick Eckert, Elizabeth Eckert, and Catherine Eckert to Bradly M. Goodman for 57 Anthony Street, Glendale, N.Y., May 11, 1813.|
|4||12||Frederick Eckert Estate- The New York Bowery Fire Insurance Company for 231 William Street, New York, N.Y., Policy No. 47039- June 16, 1841.
|4||13||Frederick Eckert Estate- The New York Bowery Fire Insurance Company for 43 White Street, New York, N.Y., Policy No. 105637- January 10, 1849.
|4||14||Frederick Eckert Estate- The New York Bowery Fire Insurance Company for 57 Anthony Street, Glendale, N.Y., Policy No. 105658- January 10, 1849.
|4||15||Catherine Eckert Estate.
|4||16||Charles P. Stewart- Search for Judgments.
|4||17||Cozine Family- Real Estate Documents.
|4||18||Newspaper Clippings- John Harsen Rhoades obituaries (15 items)|
|4||19||Newspaper Clippings- Thomas Nash obituaries (6 items)|
|4||20||Newspaper Clippings- Stephen P. Nash obituaries (2 items)|
|4||21||Newspaper Clippings- George H. Nye obituaries (4 items)|
|4||22||Newspaper Clippings- Lyman Rhoades obituaries (21 items)|
|4||23||Newspaper Clippings- Lyman Rhoades, Jr., obituaries (5 items)|
|4||24||Newspaper Clippings- Jacob Harsen Purdy obituaries (11 items)|
|4||25||Newspaper Clippings- Jacob Harsen, Cornelius Harsen, and various Prall obituaries (ca. 27 items)|
|4||26||Newspaper Clippings- Weddings.
|4||27||Newspaper Clipping- "The Union and The South", The Daily Gazette, November 22, 1860.|
|4||28||Newspaper Clipping- "Postscript to IWO", Newsweek, January 25, 1946.|
|4||29||Newspaper - Ulster County Gazette, January 4, 1800 [reproduction]|
|4||30||Newspaper - The Home Journal, January 17, 1863.|
|4||31||Newspaper Clippings- Various Family Clippings (6 items)|
|4||32||New York City Great Fire of 1835- Newspaper Clippings (4 items)|
|4||33||New York City Great Fire of 1835- Photographs (7 items)|
|4||34||Calling Cards (14 items)|
|4||35||Invitations (15 items)|
|4||36||"The Daily Bills of the Play", The Theatrical Observer, November 10, 1835.|
|4||37||"Names advertised in Russian at St. Petersburg" (theatrical advertisement in Russian), October 4, 1835.|
|4||38||The Equitable Envoy, The Equitable Trust Company of New York, November 1927.|
|4||39||Pocket Map of Pennsylvania, Published by A. Finley, belonging to M. A. Harsen, undated.|
|4||40||Sundry Rhoades Family Records.
|4||41||Rhoades Family Museum Donations.
|4||43||Genealogy- "Finding Our Wooden Shoes: My Cozine Family History & Album with Genealogy, Part I", January 2007.|
|4||44||Genealogy- Harsen Family Tree, 1663-1843.|
|4||45||Genealogy- Sundry Documents (15 items)|
|Photographs and Illustrations|
|5||7||Ca. 71 negatives of photographic portraits of the "Rhoades Children," 1911, 1913, and 1916.|
|5||8||Glass plate negative of the "Old Housestead," 1889.|
|5||9||Glass plate negative of the Harsen Mansion, late nineteenth century.|
|6||1||Hinged leather case with daguerreotype portrait of Jacob Harsen, M.D., with note "Jacob Harsen, M.D. ‘Uncle Jacob'" inside and Post-it note describing image on the outside, undated.|
|6||2||Hinged leather case with glass plate reproduction of a painted portrait of "Lyman Rhoades I" with Post-it note describing image on the outside, undated.|
|6||4||Photograph album with 50 photographs of Carol Beardsley Nye, and family [ca.1912- 1917]|
|6||5||Key to the casket of Cornelia Rachel [Harsen] Rhoades in the Harsen vault at Trinity Cemetery.|
|Boxes 7 and 8 contain folio size documents|
|7||1||Illustration of "The Last of Harsenville", September 1873.|
|7||2||Eckert Family Genealogy (2 items)|
|7||3||Sheet music, "Way Up March," by Chas. E. Pratt, 1875.|
|7||4||Release, Jonas Mapes to Cornelius Harsen, May 19, 1814.|
|7||5||Deed, Jacob Harsen, Elijah Purdy, Catherine Purdy, Jacob Halsted, and Maria Elizabeth Halsted to Hannah Maria Prall, Catherine Harsen Prall, Joanna Henrietta Harsen Prall, and Cornelia Augusta Prall, for lands situated between Bloomingdale Road and Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y., April 29, 1859.|
|7||6||Articles of Agreement, Magdalene Ritter and John Ritter to Cornelius Harsen, November 8, 1813.|
|7||7||Harsen Prizes at Columbia University.
|7||8||Deed of Release and Quit Claim, Magdalen Ritter to Joanna H. Harsen, for lands situated between Greenwich Street and Washington Street in New York, N.Y., February 23, 1844.|
|7||9||Jacob Harsen- Fire Insurance Policy, The Fire Insurance Company of New York, for two-story building on lot 9, block 14 in West Oswego, N.Y., January 20, 1844.
|7||10||Deed, John Kingston and Rachel Kingston to John Mikol for lots 4 and 5 on Motts Street, New York, N.Y., May 1, 1752.|
|7||11||Deed of Release and Quit Claim, Magdalen Ritter to Joanna H. Harsen, for lands situated between Greenwich Street and Washington Street in New York, N.Y., February 23, 1844.|
|7||12||Execution of the will of Nicholas Dykman, with funds dispersement from the Estate to Johannas Harsen, as well as a Deed and Quit Claim Deed from the Estate of Nicholas Dykman and executors Jacob Harsen, Garret Cosine, and Jacob Le Roy to Wessel Hopper and Annake Hopper for 94 acres of land, New York, N.Y., March 2, 1763.|
|7||13||Deed of Mortgage, John Mickels to Nicholas Dyckman for lots 3, 4, 5, and 6, New York, N.Y., February 24, 1758.|
|7||14||Bond, John Hopper and Wessel Hopper to John Harsen and Garret Cozine, March 22, 1763.|
|7||15||Cornelius Harsen Last Will and Testament, June 21, 1838.|
|8||1||Quit Claim, Jacob Harsen to Cornelius Harsen, for lands situated in the Ninth Ward of New York, N.Y. between the Hudson River and the Estate of John L. Broome, April 8, 1817.|
|8||2||Deed, James A. Hamilton Master in Chancery to Jacob Harsen for lots 1 and 2 in the Ninth Ward of New York, N.Y., January 25, 1815.|
|8||3||Deed, Conrad Van Alman to Peter Silvester, for lots 330, 342, 343, and 344 in New York, N.Y., October 4, 1758.|
|8||4||Deed and Mortgage, John Kingston and Rachel Kingston to Gerret Cozine for lots 1, 2, and 3 in New York, N.Y., March 5, 1752.|
|8||7||Deed, Cornelius Harsen to Jonas Mapes for 9 lots in Greenwich, New York, N.Y., May 18, 1814.|
|8||9||Hand-drawn map of trails and topography around Stowe, Vt.|
|8||10||Two broadside advertisements for "Auction Sale of Valuable Real Estate in the City and County of Oswego" on March 15, 1849.|
|8||11||Broadside: Russian playbill with "Russian Play Bill" written on the back of the item, October 6, 1835.|
|8||13||Family Tree on wax paper, representing the genealogical record of mostly the Dyckman and Cozine family lines, 1588-1774, date of creation unknown.|
|Cuban Cigar Toy Box|
|9||Cuban Cigar Box- Romeo and Julieta brand, from Havana. Cedar wood construction with a metal handle and lock.|
|9||Toy wooden bassinet.
|9||White toy bear in costume.
|9||Two multi-color woven toy sombreros.|
|9||Small plush fox toy with metal "Steiff" tag.|
|9||Small chest with "Polo Grizly" written on the top and "Miss Jane W. Houghtaling 49 West 57 St. New York N.Y." written on the bottom.
|9||Wicker doctor's-satchel-style bag, torn.
|9||Wicker doctor's-satchel-style bag, torn on both sides and mended with tape.
|9||Brown toy bear in costume.
|9||Seven small metal charms in different shapes.|
|EL||3||Release, Jacob Harsen, Cornelius Harsen, and Martinus Shoonmaker to Jacob Harsen, for the lands from the estate of Johannas Harsen, New York, N.Y., March 11, 1783.|
|EL||4||Release, William Mikels to Garrit Cosine, for lots 3, 4, 5, and 6 situated between Mott Street and the lands of James McGraugh, New York, N.Y., June 6, 1771.|
|EL||5||Release, John Harsen and Garret Cosine to Jacob Harsen, for 94 acres of land and dwelling houses thereupon from the estate of Nicholas Dyckman situated between the Hudson River, the lands of James Delancey, and the lands of the Mayor Alderman, New York, N.Y., March 1, 1763.|
|EL||6||Partition Deed, Cornelius Harsen, Joanna H. Harsen and John P. Ritter for the estate of John P. Ritter, for lands situated between the estate of Cornelius Harsen and the late John P. Ritter, April 13, 1814.|
|EL||7||Grant of Water Lots, The Mayor Alderman and Commonally of the City of New York to John P. Ritter, for all water lots situated between and north of Greenwich Street, West Street, and Washington Street, New York, N.Y., November 21, 1804.|
|EL||8||Grant of Water Lots, Mayor Alderman and Commonally of the City of New York to Cornelius Harsen, for all water lots situated between Charlton Street, Washington Street, and West Street, July 31, 1815.|
|EL||10||Maps of Family Holdings in New York, N.Y.