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Copies of official British colonial records

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of the "Holland, London and Paris Documents" (manuscript copies of official papers procured in 1841-1844 from the archives of Holland, England, and France by John Romeyn Brodhead as agent of the state). Restricted due to severe burn damage. Published version is first-use copy.
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0.3 cu. ft. (2 folders)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1611-1782
Series Number:
A3300

Scope and Content Note

These are all that remain of 80 volumes of the so-called "Holland, London and Paris Documents" (manuscript copies of official papers procured in 1841-1844 from the archives of Holland, England, and France by John Romeyn Brodhead as agent of the state).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted due to severe burn damage.Published version is first-use copy.

Alternate Formats Available

The English papers and translations of the Dutch and French papers were published in "Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York," ed. Edmund B. O'Callaghan (Albany, 1853-61).

Custodial History

The documents were not assigned a collection number by the State Library, but were stored in manuscript box #74, which may refer to a volume number (74 of 80?). Originals are in the National Archives (Public Record Office), Kew, Surrey, England.

Location of Original MaterialOriginals are in the National Archives (Public Record Office), Kew, Surrey, England.

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