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Series III: Oversized Materials, 1752-1856

This series contains oversized documents relating to both King's College and Columbia College. Documents are primarily property maps, indentures, land lease documents, and petitions.

King’s College, Lottery Trustees, New York, 1752 April 10 -- 1753 December 6

Box 99

(Itemized account of the second and third lottery for the College; ms.d., 1p.)

King’s College, Governors, New York, 1755 May 7
Box 99

(oath, signed by the Governors, with typescript copy; ms.d., 2p.)

Trinity Church, New York, 1755 May 12
Box 99

(Deed for a portion of the King’s Farm (the "Lower Estate") to the Governors of King’s College; ms.d., 1p.; Damaged, bottom half missing)

King’s College, Governors, New York, 1755 May 13
Box 99

(petition, signed by Governors, addressed to Lt.Gov. James DeLancey for additional charter to establish a Dutch Reformed Professor of Divinity; ms.d.s., 1p)

King’s College, New York, 1755 July 10
Box 99

(subscription paper, with typescript copy, with the signatures of the donors to the College at its founding; ms.d., 1p.)

King’s College, Governors, New York, ca. 1761 March 25
Box 99

(State oath for the qualification of the Governors of the College upon the accession of His Majesty George III; 2ms.d., 2p. each)

[Harpur, Robert]. College Intrigues, or The Amours of Patrick [Pagan] [New York] 1766 April 18
Box 99

(a.ms., 3 p. Cartoon and accompanying text entitled: Advertisement. Lampoon of Prof. Robert Harpur drawn and written by King’s College students. Gouverneur Morris May possibly have been one of the students)

Columbia College vs. Crossley, William, 1767 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Hilman, Henry, 1767 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Shaver, Johannes, 1767 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Curry, John, 1767 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Pearsey, Jonathan, 1767 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Smith, Richard, 1767 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

New York (City) May or and Commonalty vs. College of the Province of New York, Governors, New York, 1770 August 16
Box 99

(Grant for water lots, Ms doc. 2 pp)

King’s College, Governors vs. Livingston, Philip, 1772 September 1
Box 99

(Lease; Ms doc. 1 p. and map; bound together with transfer of lease documents between Harpur, Robert and Jones, Thomas [1789 June 10]; Hamilton, Alexander et al. as executors of Philip Livingston and Harpur, Robert [1789 June 9]; and Jones, Margaret et al. and Columbia College Trustees [1812 February 26])

Columbia College vs. Waldron, Oliver, 1774 March 25
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Willet, Edward, 1775 February 15
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Bates, Gilbert, 1780 June 20
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Earle, Peter, 1780 June 20
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Gisner, John, 1780 June 20
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Ward, Samuel, 1780 June 20
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

College of the Province of New York, Governors vs. Skinner, Samuel Spencer, 1780 April 10
Box 99

(Lease, Ms. Doc. 1 p. and map)

Butler, William vs. Parsons, William, 1781 April 27
Box 99

(Transfer of property leased by the College; Ms doc. s. 1 p.)

Columbia College vs. Watkins, Joseph, 1783 April 6
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Ackerman, Abraham, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Barber, Silas, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Berwick, Robert, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Billington, Elias, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Buskirk, Lawrence, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Codington, Uzziah, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. de la Mater, John, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Earle, Morris, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Larton, Lewis, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Lee, William, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Lindley, Aaron, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. McDonald, John, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Morris, Lewis, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Ricker, Abraham, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. VanBornel, Garrit and Peter, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Watkins, Joseph, 1785 May 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Varick, Richard vs. Gilbert, William W., New York, 1785 September 28
Box 99

(Release; Ms. doc. s. 2 pp.)

Columbia College vs. Dwyer, Dennis and McMellan, James, 1785 October 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Ramsay, John and Elizabeth vs. University of the State of New York, Regents, New York, 1785 October 7
Box 99

(Release; Ms. doc. 1 p.)

Columbia College vs. Randall, William, 1785 November 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Rhinelander, Frederick, New York, 1786 January 1
Box 99

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Wood, Abner, 1786 February 14
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Clemison, Alexandre, 1786 August 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Morgan, David, 1786 August 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. VanWart, William, 1786 September 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Helm, Samuel, 1786 November 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Seaman, Wolrob, 1786 November 1
Box 99

(Indenture, lease of property)

University of the State of New York, Regents vs. Smith, Joseph, New York, 1786 November 1
Box 99

(Deed; Ms. doc. 1 p. and map)

Tetard, Mme. Jean Pierre to Robert Harpur, New York, 1787 April 4,

Box 100

(a.l.s., 1 p.)

Columbia College, Trustees to Johnson, William Samuel et al, 1788 March 29
Box 100

(Letter of attorney; Ms doc s 2p.)

Protestant Episcopal Church in New York to Johnson, William Samuel, 1788 April 16
Box 100

(Lands in state of Vermont; Ms doc s.)

Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in New York to Johnson, William Samuel, 1788 April 24
Box 100

(Letter of attorney re: lands in Vermont; Ms doc s 2 pp.)

Columbia College vs. Cooper, John, 1788 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Warner, Cornelius, 1792 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Warner, William, 1792 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, lease of property)

Columbia College vs. Hadley, Isaac, 1793 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, lease of property)

Rutgers, Henry vs. Mitchill, Samuel Latham, 1793 June 15
Box 100

(Release; Ms doc s 1 p.)

Rutgers, Henry vs. Mitchill Samuel L., New York, 1795 July 2
Box 100

(Deed; Ms. doc. s. 3 pp.)

Beach, Abraham, New York, 1806 January 1
Box 100

(Contract of indenture, re: certain leases of land from the college; part of document in ms., and on verso there is much in ms. form; p.d.s. 2p.)

Columbia College vs. Alexander, Andrew, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Billington, Elias, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Buskirk, John, 1806 May
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Carpenter, Henry, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. de la Montanye, John, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Dewitt, Peter, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Foote, Thomas, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Ludlum, Samuel, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease; attached statement of transfer)

Columbia College vs. Ludlum, Samuel, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Meldberger, Aleta, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Ricker, Abraham, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Shepherd, John, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Thing, Abraham, 1806 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Van Wart, William, 1806 September 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Luff, John N., 1806 November 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Smith, John D., 1806 November 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Smith, John D., 1806 November 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Lorton, Jane and Targay, John, 1807 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Davidson, James, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Laurence, William (original lease), 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, transfer of property)

Columbia College vs. Laurence, William, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Lawrence, William, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Lawrence, William, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Ritter, John P., 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Sickels, William, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Sickels, William, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Watkins, Joseph, 1809 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Billington, Elias, 1810 August 17
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. May or Alderman, 1810 September 3
Box 100

(Indenture, agreement concerning land on Murray Street)

Columbia College vs. Dederer, Joseph, 1811 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Dederer, Joseph, 1811 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

College of Physicians and Surgeons vs. Dennison, Michael, New York, 1811 June 8
Box 100

(Re: Botanical Garden; Ms. doc. 6 pp.)

Columbia College vs. Baldwin, James, 1813 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. de la Montanye, John, 1813 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Brower, Thomas L., 1814 March 7
Box 100

(Resolution of trustees regarding transfer of property)

Columbia College vs. Driver, John R., 1823 April 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Brower, Thomas L., 1814 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Davidson, James, 1814 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease; and attached note)

Columbia College vs. Durand, Alanson E., 1818 June 15
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Brower, John L., 1825 September 5
Box 100

(Petition to Trustees for lease of land)

Columbia College vs. Barnett, David, 1826 May 23
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Brower John L., 1826 June 5
Box 100

(Petition to Trustees to lease land)

Columbia College vs. Barnett, David and Trinder, Charles, 1826 July 15
Box 100

(Indenture, mortgage on lease)

Columbia College vs. Brower, John L., 1827 December 4
Box 100

(Bond of indemnity)

Hoffman, Murray vs. Robinson, Beverley, 1828 March 17
Box 100

(Indenture, masters deed)

Columbia College vs. Lloyd, James, 1830 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Olmstead, Francis, 1830 May 1
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Boyd, Samuel, 1832 May 23
Box 100

(Indenture, property lease)

Columbia College vs. Lyde, Elizabeth, 1834 January 8
Box 100

(Indenture, transfer of property)

Columbia College, Trustees, New York, 1839 April 30
Box 100

(Settlement between Columbia College and the estate of Abraham Bloodgood re the real estate; signed by various witnesses; ms.d.s., 2p.)

Columbia College, Trustees, New York, ca. 1840
Box 100

(Map of the Elgin Botanic Gardens; p.d., 1p.)

Columbia College, Trustees vs. New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, New York, 1850 July 20
Box 100

(Mortgage; Ms doc s 5 pp)

Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb vs. Seaman’s Bank for Savings, New York, 1853 April 8
Box 100

(Mortgage; Ms doc s. 3 pp.)

Columbia College, Faculty, New York, 1852-1856
Box 100

(Detailed account of discipline and notes/accounts of student punishment in College for period 1852-1856 ms. 9p)

Van Wagenen, Gerrit G. et al vs. New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, New York, 1856 September 1
Box 100

(Mortgage; Ms doc s 2 pp.)

Newton, Joseph, New York, 1792

Box 101

(Architect’s design of the 1st floor for the new addition and enlargement of Columbia College: "For the purpose of building a wall necessary to support the grounds of the College, …of erecting a hall and an additional wing to the College pursuant to the original plan of the Institution. --Stokes, Iconography …, pg. 1288 26.25x21.25 in.)

Kings College, Lottery Trustees Minutes, 13 January 1752 to 5 May 1756

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