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Van Schaack, Henry, 1733-1823



  • Existence: 1733 - 1823

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Van Schaack papers

Identifier: VAULT oversize-Ayer-MS-3193
Abstract American loyalist.,Colonial Kinderhook and Albany, N.Y., resident. Mainly correspondence, with a few receipts, appointments, petitions, and other documents, dating primarily from 1756-1809, regarding Henry Van Schaack's Indian trade operations, Seven Years' War service, colonial political activities and opinions, Revolutionary War banishment, concern with post-war loyalist emigration, connection with Shay's Rebellion, advocacy of the U.S. Constitution, anti-church tax campaign, and party...
Dates: 1734-1896; Majority of material found within 1756 - 1809

Sir William Johnson letters

Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-456

Miscellaneous collection of twelve letters written by Sir William Johnson, military commander during the French and Indian War and Superintendent of Indian Affairs, who played a significant role in the colonial history of New York. Correspondence relates to the French and Indian War, Indian treaties and conferences, the Conestoga Massacre (1763), land patents, and the appointment of Johnson's successor.

Dates: 1755-1773

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Albany (N.Y.) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
American loyalists -- History -- Sources 1
Church and state -- Massachusetts -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Conestoga Massacre, Pa., 1763 -- History -- Sources 1
Constitutional conventions -- Northeastern States -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1