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A large group of 340 letters to Herman Oelrichs, about a dinner for the retiring DeLancey Nicoll, New York City District Attorney, 1893. Group of 190 condolence letters, and 40 telegrams, and a quality of signed and unsigned calling cards, all in two large albums, all sent to Nicoll on the death of his son.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); DeLancey Nicoll papers, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
See also: New York City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Edwin Patrick Kilroe collections
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
2005-2006-M32: Source of acquisition--Charles Appelbaum. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2005.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed Karen A-V 2006.
April 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
DeLancey Nicoll, the prominent New York City District Attorney (Graduated Columbia Law School 1876). He was the DA who convicted President Grant's partner, Fred Ward. His family was prominent in New York City for almost 300 Years.