Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Van Wagenen Family Documents, 1730-1839

Series I: Papers

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Box 1 Folder 1 Envelope entitled "Old Van Wagenen family papers. Purchased from William Van Wanenen of Rhinebeck, NY September 1879"

Includes a listing of the documents.


Box 1 Folder 2 Will of Barnet Van Wagenen, 28 April 1730

In Dutch, wax seal.

Box 1 Folder 3 Will of Gosen Van Wagenen, 30 January 1758

Box 1 Folder 4 Will of Benjamin Van Wagenen, 1 September 1778

Box 1 Folder 5 Will of Hubert (Huybert) Van Wagenen, 14 February 1806

In this document he speaks of his slaves and his property holdings in Lower Manhattan.

Box 1 Folder 6 Will of Barnet Van Wagenen, 28 April 1731



Box 1 Folder 7 Bond between Robert Steele and Christopher B. Goelet, 17 August, 1829


Box 1 Folder 8 Title to Lot No. 71 Gold Street, in the Second Ward of the City of New York belonging to William B. Lawrence, 11 February 1718


Box 1 Folder 9 Holdings of Hubert Van Wagenen, three pages, 1822


Box 1 Folder 10 Indenture re. land between Gerrid Van Wagenen and Richard Van Wagenen, 1 May 1817


Box 1 Folder 11 Document in Dutch, 9 March 1722


Box 1 Folder 12 Receipt for cotton, 20 October 1749

Box 1 Folder 13 Mortgage and rent document to William Beekman, signed, 26 October 1797


Box 1 Folder 14 Printed NY State Infantry acceptance of resignation of many, including Lieutenant Gerit Van Wagenen, signed, 1817