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Letter, 1802

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Philip Ten Eyck's dispatches from New York City to his friend and fellow politician, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768-1835), son of General Philip Schuyler (1733–1804) and Catherine Van Rensselaer (1734–1803), of Rhinebeck, New York, document, among other things, local, regional, and national political matters as well as other prominent current events, such as the death of George Washington and the yellow fever epidemics of the late 18th century, in particular the 1795 epidemic in New York.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated during 2017 processing.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

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:

Letter; Philip Ten Eyck Letters to Philip J. Schuyler, C1551, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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