Main content

Philip Ten Eyck Letters to Philip J. Schuyler

Notifications

Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Ten Eyck, Philip

Philip Ten Eyck was a bookseller and local Republican politician from New York City. He served as assistant alderman representing the Second Ward in the city's Common Council from 1799 to 1802 and was also a member of New York City's Democratic Society.

Philip Ten Eyck's dispatches from New York City to his friend and fellow politician, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1768-1835), son of General Philip Schuyler (1733–1804) and Catherine Van Rensselaer (1734–1803), of Rhinebeck, New York, document, among other things, local, regional, and national political matters as well as other prominent current events, such as the death of George Washington and the yellow fever epidemics of the late 18th century, in particular the 1795 epidemic in New York.

Purchase, 2017 (AM 2017-96).

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

This collection was processed by Faith Charlton in March 2017. Finding aid written by Faith Charlton in March 2017.

No materials were separated during 2017 processing.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Author
Faith Charlton
Finding Aid Date
2017
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Collection Inventory

Letters, 1793 September 18. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Discusses Philadelphia's yellow fever epidemic, including Alexander and Eliza Hamilton's illness, and Edmond-Charles Genêt.

Physical Description

1 folder

Letters, 1794. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

July 24th letter mentions David Gelston's nomination over James Nicholson as president of New York City's Democratic Society.

Physical Description

1 folder

Letters, 1795. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letters, 1798. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letters, 1799. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letter, 1802. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letter, 1804. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Transcribed Extract of a Letter, 1805 February 10. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Newspaper Clipping Concerning Philip Schuyler and Washington Morton Dispute Over Saratogo (NY) Property, 1810 July 9. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Print, Suggest