--
Back to Home
Home
Who We Are
Visit Us
Explore Our Collections
Selections From The NJHS Collections
Museum: Artifact Collections
Archives: Documents, Manuscripts, & Photographs
Library: Published Books, Periodicals, & Maps
Other Resources
Do History
For Teachers
Get Involved
--
-- Manuscript Group 199, Robert Erskine (1735-1780), Engineer Papers, 1756-1782

Archives

Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs

Manuscript Group 199, Robert Erskine (1735-1780), Engineer

Papers, 1756-1782, 120 items

Call Number: MG 199 (probably map case material)


Summary:

Letters, scientific papers and drawings; letter books and financial accounts kept by Erskine as an agent of British investors in the American Iron Company, which owned and operated the Ringwood, Long Pond, Charlotteburg, and Cortland ironworks; estate papers, 1781-1782; copies of letters to Richard Atkinson, George Clinton, Cadwallader Colden, Francis Lewis, Robert Morris (ca. 1745-1815), Cortlandt Skinner, and Samuel Smith.  The collection contains none of the manuscript maps made by Erskine as geographer and surveyor general of the Continental Army.

Gift of Peter M. Ryerson, ca. 1859.

 

Related Collection:

Manuscript Group 160, Ringwood Company Supply Store

 

Submit a request to copy part of this collection

back




The New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place - Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 596-8500 - Fax: (973) 596-6957
Contact NJHS
Copyright © 2001, The New Jersey Historical Society
Our Privacy Policy - Site Map

 

-- --

 

Search JerseyHistory.org:


Search Archives:

Browse the Archives

--

Title Line: