Contents and Arrangement

Legal Papers, 1785-1885

3 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, legal papers, and newspaper clippings of the Dyckman and Martine families of Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York. One family member well-represented is Jonathan Odell Dyckman. The legal papers include army appointments, wills, deeds, bonds, mortgages, indentures, and property appraisals. There is a diary (1825-1833) of church services whose entries include the chapter and verse of each day's homily and a precis of the sermon. In addition, there is also material of the Andrus family, particularly that of John E. Andrus, a New York company president and politician.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Legal Papers; Dyckman and Martine Family Papers, C0422, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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