Special Collections and Archives. LIU Post. Brookville, New York 11548

Cedar Swamp Historical Society Collection: 18th-20th Century Historical Letters

Finding Aid


Folder: Item #

Item
Date
Description
Location
Link to Image
Link to Transcription

1

Letter:
4 handwritten pages
1 envelope

December 7, 1862
Letter to Hon. John M. Williamson from Lt. Thomas L. Seabury of Norfolk, VA regarding the removal of Gen. McClellan and criticism of radicals in the North.
Map Cabinet Drawer 8
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Transcription

2

Letter:
1 typed page

September 14, 1943
Letter to Jesse Merritt of Farmingdale, NY from Sir Winston Churchill, commenting on a letter of Merritt's shown to him by President Roosevelt regarding Sir George Downing.
Map Cabinet Drawer 8
Image of letter
No Transcription Available

3.1

Letter:
2 handwritten pages

July 9, 1850
Letter to A.C. Lynch from John Howard Payne, regarding his efforts to help Lynch claim their grandfather's commutation from the latter's service in the Connecticut Continental Line during the Revolutionary War.
Map Cabinet Drawer 8
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Transcription

3.2

Manuscript:
1 handwritten poem

nd
Poem entitled "Fable the Ninth: The Swallow and the Butterfly."
Map Cabinet Drawer 8
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Transcription

3.3

Manuscript:
1 handwritten page

nd
Letter advertising opportunities for carriage makers to establish themselves in the Hempstead area on Long Island.
Map Cabinet Drawer 8
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Transcription

1

Letter:
1 handwritten page

May 2, 1899
Letter to H.I. Ines of South Oyster Bay from W.A. Ines concerning common ancestry.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
Image of letter
No Transcription Available

2

Letters:
2 handwritten pages

1813, 1818
Letters separated into four pieces.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
Too fragile for display
No Transcription Available

3.1

Letter:
1 handwritten page

September 23, 1814
Letter to Lieut. John Williamson from Stephen Still in which Still asks his help in resolving an issue regarding his attendance at a court martial in Sag Harbor.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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3.2

Letter:
3 handwritten pages

October 27, 1814
Personal letter to Lieut. John Williamson from Mr.Satterley discussing politics and events of the war, as well as the death of a mutual friend.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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Transcription

3.3

Letter:
1 handwritten page

August 25, 1832
Letter to John Williamson from Sidney Griffon asking that he use his influence in favor of Capt. John Wells as a Presidential Elector during the 1832 Presidential Elections.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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Transcription

3.4

Letter:
1 handwritten page

September 10, 1843
Orders issued from Brig. Gen. Udall to commanding officers to assemble their regiments at the listed locations and dates. Col. William Williamson named in orders.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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3.5

Letter:
1 handwritten page

February 23, 1843
Letter to Col. William Williamson from Mr.Rowley asking him to revoke a fine he received for not appearing at a court martial. Additional statements from Henry R.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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4

Letter:
1 handwritten page

May 16, 1882
Letter to Bishop Potter from Henry Onderdonk Jr. asking the bishop to accept a copy of his studies.
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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5

Letter:
1 handwritten page (partial)

November 13, 1779
Letter from General Clinton asking that some of his officers be allowed to have their wives and children come to New York and general criticism of the practice of "detaining women and children from their husbands and parents".
Map Cabinet Drawer 9
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Transcription



Prepared By: Amanda Citron. MSLIS/Archivist. October 24, 2012