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Williamson Family papers, 1776-1961

Series III: Manuscripts and Documents

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Box 2 Account for a farm, [n.d.]


Box 2 Abeel, David, 1763-1840 Prize ships, etc.: notes from Kent's Commentaries, [n.d.]


Box 2 Abeel, David, 1804-1846 Biographical essay, [n.d.]


Box 2 Abeel, James, 1733-1825 Drawing found in his Bible, [n.d.]


Box 2 Blood family Diagram of bedroom, [n.d.]


Box 2 Burlock, Agnes Maria Codwise (Mrs David), 1798-1886 Receipt for 2 puncheons of rum for $69.46, [n.d.]


Box 2 Genealogical notes, [n.d.]


Box 2 Storer, Agnes Williamson, 1870-1961 "New Brunswick, New Jersey, in colonial days", [n.d.]


Box 2 Williamson, Agnes Bookmarks for Nicholas and Clara Williamson, [n.d.]


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, 1789-1869 (Comptroller of New York City) List of municipal funds at New York banks, [n.d.]


Box 2 Williamson, Mr & Mrs Douwe Ditmars, Jr and Mary Frances Dodd Notebook and sketchbook, [n.d.]


Box 2 Williamson Memorial Chairs [in the Second Reformed Church of New Brunswick N.J.]


Box 2 Williamson, Edwin B Wedding invitation, [n.d.]


Box 2 Williamson, Mary Rebecca Burlock (Mrs Nicholas), 1819-1857 Cook book of recipes and remedies, [n.d.]


Box 2 Two memorandum book covers with notes


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1811-1862 Receipt for $250, [n.d.]


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Medical lecture, [n.d.]


Box 2 Medical notes


Box 2 Poem


Box 2 Prescription


Box 2 Williamson, Ruth A Her characteristics, [n.d.]


Box 2 Abeel, James, 1733-1825 His appointment as Major in the New York Regiment, 11 August 1776

[(copy)]


Box 2 His recommendation of Christopher Codwise for a captain's commission, 27 October 1776

[(copy)]


Box 2 Abeel, David , 1763-1840 Copy (1877) of his notes about his voyage on the Alliance in 1781, with a clipping


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, 1789-1869 His indenture of apprenticeship To John Nielson for 6 years to learn bookkeeping & commerce

[(also signed by James Neilson, John Neilson, John Van Dike, & Nicholas Williamson)]


Box 2 Burlock, Agnes Maria Codwise (Mrs David), 1798-1886 Decorative calligraphic exercise, 10 October 1814


Box 2 Burlock, David , 1780-1823 Copy of his will, including an account of his assets


Box 2 Abeel, David, 1804-1846 Abeel The Lord's Prayer written in Chinese by David Abeel


Box 2 Notes in his hand, found in his Bible


Box 2 Williamson, Mary Rebecca Burlock (Mrs Nicholas), 1819-1857 Silhouettes cut while she was at school in Litchfield


Box 2 Codwise, Caroline Matilda Financial trust for her sisters & niece, 31 December 1832

[(2 copies)]


Box 2 DeWitt, Anna Deed of sale of a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ to William W. Perrine for $4,200, 31, July 1832

[(signed by Anna DeWitt and by John Terhune as witness and notary)]


Box 2 Perrine, William W and Sarah Perrine Deed of sale of a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ to Alexander McClelland for $5,000, 30, Dec 1833

[(signed by William and Sarah Perrine, by Joseph Ford as witness and notary, and by N. Booraem as clerk)]


Box 2 McClelland, Alexander and Mary Ann McClelland Deed of sale of a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ to John Acken for $5,500, 28, September 1835

[(signed by Alexander and Mary Ann McClelland, by James S.Nevins as witness and notary, and by N. Booraem as clerk)]


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, 1789-1869 Conveyance of the contract with George Rapelje for the Glass House Farm in New York City to Nicholas Williamson for $800, ms.d.s., 10 January 1835


Box 2 Smylie, Edward Assignment of lease of a house and lot on Madison Street in New York City to Nicholas Williamson for $4,000, 7 March 1836

[(also signed by Nicholas Williamson and by Alfred A. Smith as witness and attorney; including 2 receipts for $1,750 signed by Smylie)]


Box 2 Williamson, Mary Rebecca Burlock (Mrs Nicholas), 1819-1857 Diary of her stay in Great Barrington MA [at school?]


Box 2 Abeel, David, 1804-1846 To David Abeel, 5 September 1838


Box 2 Maun, John M Incumbrances against the Conover family in , Somerset County NJ, 31 August 1840


Box 2 Abeel, David, 1804-1846 Quit claim deed for land in New Brunswick NJ to William Parsons executed by Douwe Ditmars Williamson and Nicholas Williamson as Abeel's attorneys, 22 November attorneys, by Daniel P. Ingraham as witness and notary, and by Nathaniel Jarvis as clerk


Box 2 Abeel, Gertrude, Douwe Ditmars Williamson, and Mary Ann Abeel Williamson (Mrs Douwe D) Quit claim deed for land in New Brunswick NJ to William Parsons, 17 Nov 1841

[(Signed by G. Abeel, M.A. Williamson, D.D. Williamson, and by Joseph Ford, Daniel P. Ingraham, Nathaniel Jarvis, and N. Booraem)]


Box 2 Abeel, Jane Hassert (Mrs David), 1766-1842 Deed of sale of land in New Brunswick NJ to William Parsons for $200, 17 November 1841

[(signed by Jane Abeel, Joseph Ford as witness and notary, and by N. Booraem as clerk)]


Box 2 Smith, Gerrit Deed of sale of 40 acres of land in Franklin County NY to Major Johnson for $1, 1 Nov 1847

[(also signed by James W. Nye as notary)]


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, Mary Ann Abeel Williamson, Gertrude Abeel, and Nicholas Williamson Deed of sale of land in New Brunswick NJ to Elbert Stults for $210, 31 July 1847

[(also signed by Richard Goodman as witness and notary and by N. Booraem as clerk)]


Box 2 Castnir, James Release of mortgaged land in Franklin NJ to Nicholas Williamson for $1, 28 February 1848

[(in the hand of Thomas A. Hartwell and signed by him as witness and notary and by William Kennedy as clerk)]


Box 2 Codwise, David, 1780-1864 Memorandum of D. Codwise's houses chargeable with Croton water rents


Box 2 Johnson, Major Deed of sale of 40 acres of land in Franklin County NJ to Caroline Adams for $1

[(also signed by Aaron Bradly and by Frederick Hughson)]


Box 2 Bergen, Cornelius Description of a tract of land, March 29 1850


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, 1789-1869 Statement of cash in hand, Sept. 30th 1850

[(signed by L.B. Whitmore, Teller)]


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1811-1862 Deed for pew #65 for $80 in the First Reformed Dutch Church, Bound Brook NJ, 1 April

[(signed by George J. Van Neste)]


Box 2 Trotter, Jonathan T Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Offer to the Union India Rubber Co, 16 Oct. 1852


Box 2 Accounts


Box 2 Agreement to vacate the Naugatuck India Rubber Company factory, 25 May 1853


Box 2 Burr, Henry Promissory note for $861.15 to the National Rubber Co., 23 September 1853

[(endorsed by Nicholas Williamson)]


Box 2 Copy of contracts between Charles and Nelson Goodyear and Lucius B. Potter re. the Goodyear rubber patents, 30 January 1852 & 1 January 1853


Box 2 Spear, Calvin Flint, Sect Organizational papers of The National India Rubber Co, 10 Feb 1853


Box 2 Newell, Azariah D Deed of sale for land in New Brunswick NJ to Oliver B Gaston for $1,080, 1 April 1854

[(also signed by James H. Newell as witness and notary and N. Booraem as clerk)]


Box 2 Calhoun, John C Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Receipt to Nicholas Williamson for $700, 1 July 1854


Box 2 Clark, JW, & Co Protesting the non-payment of Henry Burr's promissory note of 23 September 1853, 26 May 1854

[(signed by Henry Clark, notary)]


Box 2 Goodyear, Charles, 1800-1860 Agreement with John C. Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson, 23 May 1854

[(signed by Calhoun, Williamson, George Basil Dixwell, and C.F. Winthrop)]


Box 2 Goodyear, Charles, 1800-1860 Covenant agreement with John C. Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson, 1854

[(draft)]


Box 2 Goodyear, Charles, 1800-1860 License and covenant agreement with John C. Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson, 23 May 1854


Box 2 Goodyear, Henry B Agreement with John C Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson, 24 May 1854

[(signed by Calhoun, Goodyear, Williamson, Austin G. Day, and John MacKenzie)]


Box 2 Goodyear, Henry B License agreement with John C Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson, 1854

[(draft)]


Box 2 Goodyear, Henry B Partnership with John C Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson to manufacture India rubber buttons, 24 May 1854

[(signed by Calhoun, Goodyear, and Williamson, with later amendments: 17 December 1854, 23 January 1855, 29 January 1855, and 2 February 1855)]


Box 2 Porter, Lucius P Partnership with John C Calhoun and Nicholas Williamson to manufacture India rubber buttons, etc, 29 May 1854


Box 2 Porter, Lucius P Receipt to Nicholas Williamson for $625, 3 April 1854


Box 2 Porter, Lucius P Receipt to Nicholas Williamson for $625, 29 May 1854


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1811-1862 Receipt for $497.57, 18 Feb 1854


Box 2 Keeley, Denis Receipted bill for $15.88 to Mr Codwise, 28 May 1855


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Account Debts, 1 May 1855


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, Jr Account of Nicholas Williamson, 1 December 1855


Box 2 Winkler, L Memorandum of canes, 13 November 1855


Box 2 Gaston, Oliver B Bond for $2,000 to John S Voorhees, 1 April 1856

[(also signed by Warren Hardenbergh as witness and 14 receipts for payment are added, signed by Voorhees, 1856-1864)]


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Labels -- Drawing of boilers


Box 2 Codwise, George Washington Will, 21 August 1857

[(witnessed by E.R. Codwise, Francis D. Fox, and Samuel M. Fox)]


Box 2 Conover, Elias Release of property to Nicholas Williamson, 30 April 1857

[(also signed by George A. Vroom as witness and notary and by Samuel S. Hartwell as clerk)]


Box 2 Conover, Peter V Release of property to Nicholas Williamson, 8 April 1857

[(also signed by George A. Vroom as witness and notary)]


Box 2 Gaston, Oliver B & Sarah A Gaston Deed of sale of a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ to John D Wortman for $4,000

[(also signed by Abraham V. Schenck as witness and notary and by George A. Vroom as clerk)]


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1811-1862 Mortgage bond to John Clark for $7,700, 23 February 1858

[(also signed by George A. Vroom as witness and notary and by Samuel S. Hartwell as clerk)]


Box 2 Wortman, John D Deed of sale for a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ to Sarah A Gaston for $4,500

[(also signed by George R. DutTon as witness, C.L. Hardenbergh as notary, and George A. Vroom as clerk)]


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts, 1857-1859 -- Bill, 28 March 1859 -- Receipt from Aetna Insurance Company to Nicholas Williamson for $11.50 -- Receipt from Aetna Insurance Company to Nicholas Williamson for $21.60


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts, 3 items -- Price list for India rubber buttons


Box 2 Clark, John Receipt to Nicholas Williamson for $435, 10 October 1860


Box 2 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, 1789-1869 Invitation addressed to Mr & Mrs John A. Pool, 1 November 1860


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts, 4 items -- Bill of lading for 3 casks coal pitch from The North British Rubber Co., 2 August 1860 (signed by C.S. Colton, Captain) -- Order for samples from D.D. Williamson In Edinburgh -- Receipt from the Aetna Insurance Company to Nicholas Williamson for $11.50, 12 June 1860 -- Receipt from the Aetna Insurance Company to Nicholas Williamson for $21.60, 12 June 1860 -- Receipt from The Globe Express for 1 box shipped to D.D. Williamson in Edinburgh, 31 August 1860 (signed by L.W. Morris)


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) List of shareholders


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1802 Receipt for army equipment, 20 May 1862

[(also signed by John T. Hill and by David A.Storer)]


Box 2 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts -- Receipt to S.W. Kellogg for expenses of $75


Box 2 Codwise, David, 1780-1864 Lease of a furnished house and lot at 27 St. Mark's Place in New York City to David C. Green for seven months at $500

[(signed by Codwise and Green and by Agnes M. Burlock as witness)]


Box 2 Gaston, Sarah A & Oliver B Gaston Deed of sale of a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ for $5,000 to DeWitt T Reiley, 16 November 1864

[(also signed by Woodbridge Strange as witness and notary and by J. Elmer STo ut as clerk)]


Box 2 Reiley, DeWitt T Bond for $3,000 to Isaac G Smock, 16 November 1864

[(also signed by Woodbridge Strange as witness and bearing 4 receipts, 1865-1868, signed by Smock and by Joseph Fisher)]


Box 2 Williamson, Nicholas, 1811-1862 Account of his estate



Box 3 Reilly, C Receipt for $50 for moving organ


Box 3 Troy Female Seminary Graduation certificate of Clara A. Gurley [Williamson], 27 June 1866


Box 3 Smock, Isaac G Assignment of mortgage for $3,000 to Jacob Stout and others, 2 May 1867


Box 3 Stout, Eliza W Deed of sale for a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ for $6,500 to Mary F Van Rensselaer, 16 May 1867

[(also signed by Edward S. Vail as witness and notary and by J. Elmer Stout as clerk)]


Box 3 Stout, Eliza W Deed of sale for a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ for $6,500 to Mary F Van Rensselaer, 16 May 1867

[(copy made by C.S. Hill, 30 April 1873)]


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Will, 28 August 1867

[(witnessed by J.C. Metzger and by G. Kimmerle)]


Box 3 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) List of shareholders


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Receipted bill for $15 from Wilson & Wallis for Mrs [Clara Gurley] Williamson's will, 17 July 1868


Box 3 College of Physicians & Surgeons Receipt for $140 to Nicholas Williamson -- 7 tickets of admission


Box 3 Kennedy, JT Receipt for $25 to Nicholas Williamson for tuition, 1 July 1869


Box 3 Rutgers College Diploma of Nicholas Williamson

[(signed by many)]


Box 3 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars, Jr Receipt for $48 to Leonard Paulson, 30 Oct 1869


Box 3 Blood, Mariana Williamson (Mrs William H) Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Power-of-attorney to Nicholas Williamson, 4 January 1869

[(also signed by William H. Blood as witness)]


Box 3 Williamson, Augusta M Power-of-attorney to Nicholas Williamson, January 1869

[(also signed by Agnes M. Burlock as witness)]


Box 3 Brown Brothers & Co. (New York) 2 bills of exchange for £100 to Mr Ellis, 9 December 1870

[(Nicholas Williamson paying D.D. Williamson's bills while in Europe)]


Box 3 College of Physicians and Surgeons Nine tickets of admission


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Note of the exchange rate, £100 = $541.67


Box 3 Storer, Agnes B Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Power-of-attorney to Nicholas Williamson, 14 January 1870

[(also signed by David A. Storer)]


Box 3 Dendrobium Nobile Watercolor drawing of flowers, 17 April 1871



Box MapCase 14/10/3 New York University Diploma for Nicholas Williamson's M.D. degree, March 1871

[(signed by many officials)]



Box 3 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) List of shareholders, 21 January 1871


Box 3 Bryant, Elizabeth Rebecca Codwise Receipt for $600 in gold to Agnes M. Burlock, 20 May 1872


Box 3 Burke, Mary Receipt to Drs. Baldwin & Williamson for $10.75


Box 3 College of Physicians and Surgeons Commencement program, 28 February 1872


Box 3 Oversize diploma for Nicholas Williamson's M.D. degree, 22 February 1872

[(signed by many officials)]


Box 3 Second Reformed Church of New Brunswick Receipt for $50 to Nicholas Williamson for pew rental, 9 July 1872


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Medical memoranda


Box 3 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts -- Lists of shareholders, 2 items -- Minutes, 27 January 1872 -- Minutes, 24 October 1872


Box 3 Williamson, James R Wedding invitation


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 His bank check for $19.50, 13 July 1874


Box 3 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) List of stockholders, 1 January 1874


Box 3 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Accounts. 1 January 1875 (2 items) -- Annual meeting: announcement & notes (3 items)


Box 3 Gifford, George Legal bill for $200


Box 3 Williamson, Douwe Ditmars Memo re. his becoming manager


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Bank check for $107.28 to Ebenezer W. Price -- Medical lecture on the eye, [20 April 1876]


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 His bank check for $398, 31 March 1877


Box 3 Williamson, Sarah Cook (Mrs Nicholas) Elm Wood Cemetery Association Receipt for her grave, 13 August 1878


Box 3 New-Brunswick Vocal Union Concert program, 17 June 1878

[(with envelope)]


Box 3 The Royal Society of Edinburgh Admission ticket, 2 December 1878


Box 3 Rutgers College Certificate of his admission in 1862, 8 December 1878


Box 3 University of Edinburgh 8 tickets of admission


Box 3 Lawrie, Mrs Bill for Nicholas Williamson's board, 17 January 1879


Box 3 University of Edinburgh Eleven certificates & other items for Nicholas Williamson



Box MapCase 14/10/3 3 diplomas



Box 3 Williamson, Clara A Gurley The poets' year a birthday register, London, 1877

[With family birthdays filled in, 1879]


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas & Clara Augusta Gurley Marriage certificate, 2 June 1881 -- Wedding invitations, 2 June 1881 -- Wedding presents - list


Box 3 Novelty Rubber Company (New York City) Account, 1 January 1881


Box 3 Burlock, Agnes Maria Codwise, 1798-1886 Receipt for $1,000

[(signed by William H. Blood)]


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902, and others Guaranteeing loan from The National Bank of New Jersey to the city of New Brunswick for interest on city bonds for the sum of $10,000, 20 April 1884


Box 3 Burlock, Agnes Maria Codwise, 1798-1886 Memo of her assets, 28 September 1885

[(signed by William H. Blood)]


Box 3 Cook, Robert A Deed of sale of a house and lot in New Brunswick NJ to Nicholas Williamson for $1, 29 August 1885

[(also signed by C.L. Hardenbergh as witness and notary and by C.M. Slack as clerk)]


Box 3 Burlock, Agnes Maria Codwise, 1798-1886 List of her assets, 31 Dec 1886 -- Probate copy of her will, 10 June 1874 -- Appointment of Nicholas Williamson as Executor, 13 September 1886

[(signed by Benjamin F. Howell, Surrogate)]


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Bill of sale for 10 shares of stock, 10 December 1887


Box 3 Burlock, Agnes Maria Codwise, 1798-1886 Final accounting of her estate, 31 March 1888


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Lecture on influenza -- 2 speeches on municipal affairs



Box Oversize Troy Female Seminary Resolution re. the Gurley family donation, 23 May 1893



Box 3 Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 Rules of good manners


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Speech on municipal affairs


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Notice of his election as Mayor of New Brunswick NJ, 21 April 1897


Box 3 Rutgers Preparatory School Certificate of Charles Gurley Williamson, 10 June 1898


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Biographical note


Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Notice of his election as Mayor of New Brunswick NJ, 17 April 1897


Box 3 Second Reformed Dutch Church Sunday School of New Brunswick N.J. Certificate of Mary Williamson, January 1900


Box 3 Pan-American Exposition (Buffalo NY) Invitation to the Mayor of New Brunswick NJ, 20 May 1901



Box MapCase 14/10/3 Second Reformed Dutch Church Sunday School of New Brunswick N.J. Certificate of Charles Gurley Williamson, 1 January 1901



Box 3 Williamson, Nicholas, 1845-1902 Memorial tributes at his death


Box 3 Franklin College School report for Charles G. Williamson, 1 February 1905


Box 3 Williamson, Julia Bulkeley Watercolor portrait with pencil sketches on the verso, ca. 1906


Box 3 Williamson, Ruth A Diary


Box 3 Knickerbacker Hall (Indianapolis IA)



Box MapCase 14/10/3 Diploma of Williamson, Mary A.B., 3 June 1909



Box 3 Williamson, Mary AB Diary


Box 3 Williamson, Ruth A Accounts


Box 3 "The Leon Bakst Costume Book ...", 1916


Box 3 [An essay on civic improvement], Read before the Indianapolis Woman's Club, February 2d 1917


Box 3 Williamson, Ruth A Bill for her DeSoto automobile, 24 January 1941