New York (New York)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 91
Scope and Contents Unknown author, references to England and is probably from there. Diary kept of travel through Quebec, Ottawa, Buffalo, Detroit, Chicago, down the Mississippi to New Orleans, to Cuba and back to Charleston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston. Gives descriptions of each city, its buildings, the people, the businesses and his opinion.Chicago is a "fine city", but the more he saw of New York "the more I dislike its accumulation of filth..." He attended the theater in New York...
Dates: Created: 1856 - 1857
Scope and Contents Gallus Ruegg (c. 1845-1914) was a bookkeeper who immigrated to the United States from Switzerland in 1869. Ruegg lived in Butschwil, Switzerland before he came to Hoboken, New Jersey in August 1869. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in September of the same year, where he was joined by his brother Paul. Paul Ruegg struggled to find work in Chicago and instead moved to Nebraska in December 1869, and Gallus followed several months later. By the 1880s, Gallus Ruegg had moved to California, living in...
Dates: 1869 - 1870
Collection — Box 63
Scope and Contents Two deeds concerning a house and plot of land on Dye (Dey) Street in Manhattan, New York City. One deed, 1796, from Francois Gontier to Jean Michel and Marie Hellyez. Signed by Richard Varick, Mayor of New York City. Another, 1799, from Jean Michel and Marie Hellyez to Jane Panton (widow of Francis Panton Jr.) Both signed by Robert Benson, Clerk of the City of New York.
Dates: Created: 1796 - 1799
Collection — Box 73
Scope and Contents Letters to his parents, Israel and Rebecca Rogers, in Mass. interesting and detailed letters. Discusses camp life, marching, detailed troop movements, regimental and military actions at Fredricksburg and in and around Petersburg, Virginia and happenings in his regiment. Mentions Lincoln and Burnside reviewing the troops and gives his impressions of each. Details life in the hospital as a convalescent and as an orderly. Discusses family news, letters from brothers, Israel Jr. and Joseph, and...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1864