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Petition

Classification: 
Date: 
November 28, 1776
Description: 
Petition of 547 Loyalists from New York City, commonly referred to as the 'Loyalist Declaration of Dependence"
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.Y1776
Date Begin: 
1776
Date End: 
1776
eMuseum Object ID: 
64975
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Napoleon's Authorization for the Sale of the Louisiana Territory

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
April 24, 1803
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.Y1803
Gallery Label: 

As the United States minister to France, Chancellor Livingston was tasked with negotiating with Emperor Napoleon for the sale of the Louisiana Territory. This undertaking lasted three years. Livingston’s time in France influenced his taste in furniture, art, and design, and exposed him to technical innovations and new ventures in animal husbandry. The authorization for the sale of the territories marked a turning point in the relationship between the two nations. Livingston famously remarked: “We have lived long, but this is the noblest work of our whole lives . . . . From this day the United States take their place among the powers of the first rank."

Date Begin: 
1803
Date End: 
1803
eMuseum Object ID: 
64974
Sort order: 
2
Exclude from TMS update: 
Exclude from TMS update
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Slave Sale Document

Classification: 
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.BeekmanFamily.1
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
64972
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plan of the City of New York

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Highlight: 
Display this item in the highlights
Date: 
1776
Medium: 
Black ink, with pencil additions, on paper backed with paper backed with cloth
Dimensions: 
Paper: 23 1/4 x 35 7/16 in. (59 x 90 cm)
Description: 
Handwritten note in ink on the cloth backing of copy 2: " Ratzer 1767" There are handwritten notes, verso, which are not borne out by the citation in Stokes: "Date depicted 1766-67. Advertised for sale N.Y. Newspapers 1769-70. Copy 2 probably 1st issue before published improvement of Jeffreys [sic] & Faden date Jun 12 1776. Stokes I p. 342. Note presentation inscription by John Pintard under dedication." Nevertheless, copies 1 and 2 seem identical. The map is dedicated "To his excellency Sir Henry Moore, Bart. . .most Humbly Inscribed by His Excellency's most obedient Servant."
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
LIB.NS3.M36.1.3ab
Date Begin: 
1776
Date End: 
1776
eMuseum Object ID: 
64970
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

First Report of the Committee of the Whole Convention

Classification: 
Date: 
1787
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (32.4 x 21 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.RufusKing.1
Gallery Label: 
King's notes of the closed proceedings of the Constitutional Convention are the only record, other than a much later version by his friend James Madison, of arguments brought to the convention floor. Includes Rufus King's notes on Hamilton's Speech to the Constitutional Convention, June 29, 1787.
Date Begin: 
1787
Date End: 
1787
eMuseum Object ID: 
64969
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

"In relation to Foreign Nations." Draft of Federalist #64

Classification: 
Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Date: 
ca. 1788
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 3 3/4 in. (22.9 x 9.5 cm)
Description: 
Holograph manuscript draft of Federalist #64, ca. 1788
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.JohnJayPapers.1
Date Begin: 
1788
Date End: 
1788
eMuseum Object ID: 
64968
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

State of Delaware response to Tilton

Classification: 
Date: 
September 12, 1864
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.AHMC.Tilton.3
Date Begin: 
1864
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
64938
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

State of Minnesota response to Tilton

Classification: 
Date: 
September 9, 1864
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.AHMC.Tilton.2
Date Begin: 
1864
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
64937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

State of Connecticut response to Tilton

Classification: 
Date: 
September 3, 1864
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.1 x 20 cm)
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.AHMC.Tilton.1
Date Begin: 
1864
Date End: 
1864
eMuseum Object ID: 
64936
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

From Robert Lincoln

Classification: 
Medium: 
Paper, hair
Dimensions: 
Paper (letter): 7 7/8 x 5 in. (20 x 12.7 cm)
Description: 
Letter from Robert Lincoln with lock of Abraham Lincoln's hair, 2 pages and an envelope
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society Library
Object Number: 
MSS.NavalHistory.1
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
64935
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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