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Richard Van Rensselaer Deed

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Van Rensselaer, Richard, 1797-1880.
Title: Richard Van Rensselaer Deed
Inclusive Dates: 1819
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Deed signed by Van Rensselaer, releasing a parcel of land in Otsego County, New York, to Peter Kemble of New York City.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

The Van Rensselaers were a wealthy and politically important family of Dutch descent, based in Albany, New York. The family included many state and national politicians. Richard was a graduate of Union College and practiced law in Albany for many years. (See Annals of the Van Rensselaers in the United States, by Rev. Maunsell Van Rensselaer, 1888, p. 168.)

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Richard Van Rensselaer Deed consists of a deed signed by Van Rensselaer, releasing a parcel of land in Otsego County, New York, to Peter Kemble of New York City. The document was signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of John Van Rensselaer.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Van Rensselaer, Richard, 1797-1880.

Places

New York (State) -- History.
Otsego County (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Deeds.
Legal documents.

Occupations

Lawyers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Richard Van Rensselaer Deed,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Rare Books, 1971.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 8 Oct 2010
Revision history:

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Inventory

Legal documents
SC 618 Deed, conveying parcel of land from Richard Van Rensselaer to Peter Kemble 13 Nov 1819

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