Guide to the Van Schaick Family Papers,
1732-1846

Collection Number: 393

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Compiled by:
M. Young, T.A. Gabert
Date completed:
December 1985
EAD encoding:
Martin Heggestad, December 2002

© 2002 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Van Schaick family papers, 1732-1846.
Collection Number:
393
Creator:
Van Schaick family.
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, accounts, receipts, deeds, wills, inventory, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, accounts, receipts, deeds (including deeds for the sale of slaves), wills, inventory, and other papers pertaining to land transactions and other activities of the van Schaick family, including Anna, Anthony, Christina, Gerrit, Jacob, John, Henry, and Gerard van Schaick. Also, a map for the village of Oswego, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, accounts, receipts, deeds (including deeds for the sale of slaves), wills, inventory, and other papers pertaining to land transactions and other activities of the van Schaick family, including Anna, Anthony, Christina, Gerrit, Jacob, John, Henry, and Gerard van Schaick. Also, a map for the village of Oswego, New York.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Van Schaick family.
Van Schaick, Anna.
Van Schaick, Anthony.
Van Schaick, Christina.
Van Schaick, Gerard.
Van Schaick, Gerrit.
Van Schaick, Henry.
Van Schaick, Jacob.
Van Schaick, John.

Subjects:
Real property, Exchange of.
Slave records.

Places:
Oswego (N.Y.)--Maps.

Form and Genre Terms:
Deeds.
Inventories.
Wills.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Van Schaick family papers, #393. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
1732-1748
1 Deed, sale of a negro woman, about 18 - July 7, 1736 - Albany, Koenvaet Ten Eyck to Anthony van Schaick, 38 pounds.
Box 1 Folder 1
2 Land Deeds
1735-1736 - Elisabeth van Corlaer and Anthony van Schaick, Albany Co. - 16 pounds
Box 1 Folder 1
1747 - John J. Schalenbeck, Cogshagkie, and Wm. van Styck and Jacob van Schaick, Albany - 40 shillings
Box 1 Folder 1
5 Receipts
1744, Sybrant van Scharyick to Raphael Goilet
Box 1 Folder 1
1745, 1747, Brandt Schuyler, Peter Schuyler, George Lieber, Rood to Jacob van Schaick.
Box 1 Folder 1
1 Letter - 1746 - Levinius van Schaick, New York, to Charles Town, South Carolina, demanding payment of a bill.
Box 1 Folder 1
1 Letter in Dutch - 1742 - Levinius van Schaick, N. Y. to Jacob van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 1
1750-1760
1 Letter in Dutch - 1753 - Theod. Vanwyck, N. Y. to Jacob van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 2
1 Letter to Jacob van Schaick, Albany - 1760 - from George Lieberrood, N. Y., order for goods - wishes to have goods before "river freezes" - speaks of diversity of prices
Box 1 Folder 2
Copy of letter to John Halnbeek, unsigned from Albany - 1755 - concerning possession of "the island"
Box 1 Folder 2
5 Receipts - to Jacob van Schaick - 1754 - 1760 - from H. Gansevoort, Grant Vanhorne, George Glentworth of the Royal Hospital, Dirck ten Broeck, D. Schuyler
Box 1 Folder 2
1 Deed, sale of a negro woman, about 21 - July 8, 1758 - Garrit Stothoff, to Jacob van Schaick, Albany - 55 pounds
Box 1 Folder 2
1 Account of barrels of cider bought by Jacob van Schaick - 1757 - signed by Wm. Vanderson
Box 1 Folder 2
1762-1775
3 receipts to Jacob van Schaick - 1762, 1765, 1766 - from Tho. Franklin, John McCregs, Jacob G. Lansingh
Box 1 Folder 3
1 List of goods received by J. Roorback from Jacob van Schaick - 1763
Box 1 Folder 3
1 Letter to Jacob van Schaick, Albany - 1762 - from P. Livingston, N. Y. - acknowledges receipt of power of attorney for collection of a bill
Box 1 Folder 3
4 Letters to Jacob van Schaick, Albany
1771 - from Thomas Harris, London - Feb. 9 - sends bill of lading for gunpowder which is not on boat due to an accident -"this is an article which by law is not to be kept in any particular quantity near the city, and is always kept ready on boats about 10 or 15 miles down the river to put on board when the vessel comes down" by some neglect, the powder missed the boat.
Box 1 Folder 3
1771 - from Thomas Harris - Mar.
Box 1 Folder 3
1771 - from Pink van der Hayden, London - speaks of the death of Thomas Harris - "after a short illness of a violent fever"
Box 1 Folder 3
1775 - copy of a letter from John Blackburn, London - quotes prices of wheat, flour.
Box 1 Folder 3
1 Letter to Jacob van Schaick, Albany 1769 - from his nephew, G. van Schaick.
Box 1 Folder 3
1780-1784
3 Letters to Jacob van Schaick, Albany
1780 - from Peter Livingston, complaining of too high rates charged by van Schaick for storing pearl ash bought by Livingston - answer on same letter stating that the bill was a mistake and giving proper rate.
Box 1 Folder 4
1780 - from Livingston, acknowledging receipt of new bill which is acceptable
Box 1 Folder 4
1783 - from Ph. Schuyler, N. Y. - says his son will be "liberated immediately" - and he has instructed one of "the general's aides de camp to advance your son 5 or 6 dollars and recommend him to come up home"
Box 1 Folder 4
1 Receipt - 1784 - to Jacob van Schaick to Corns. Ray.
Box 1 Folder 4
Will of Anthony van Schaick, Albany, 1781
Box 1 Folder 4
2 Land Deeds
1784 - Christina van Schaick, Isle Cohoes, Albany Co., and Stephen Wyle, Half Moon, rental of property - 6 pounds a year for 50 years
Box 1 Folder 4
1785 - Maria van Schaick, Albany and Conrad Ruby of Colony of Renselaerwyck - rental of property, 40 shillings a year for 15 years
Box 1 Folder 4
1786-1799
3 Receipts
To Jacob van Schaick from Wendell's Hat Manufactory - 1786
Box 1 Folder 5
1798 - Aaron Dericklane to Christina van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 5
1799 - Mary Stymets from Mrs. Van Schagh
Box 1 Folder 5
4 Accounts and receipts
1788 - Shoemakers account of Mrs. van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 5
1786 - Jacob Pruyer - Dutch
Box 1 Folder 5
1798 - Dr. Henry to Mr. van Scoyke
Box 1 Folder 5
1798-1799 - Anna van Schaick from Aaron Dericklane
Box 1 Folder 5
Last will and testament of Goose van Schaick (1736-1789) - 1786 - fair copy.
Box 1 Folder 5
1 Deed, sale of a negro woman, about 30 - Oct. 11, 1787 - James Bleecker to Jacob van Schaick - 75 pounds.
Box 1 Folder 5
1800-1819
5 Deeds
1806 - James Cameron and Gerrit van Schaick, Albany - $480. 00 -mortgage on property to be paid before 1811
Box 1 Folder 6
1809 - Lewis Fortner and James McElheeny, Cayuga Co. - $450.00 -150 acres (autograph of Derick Sutfin, one of founders of first Pres. Church, Dryden)
Box 1 Folder 6
1811 - Gerrit W. van Schaick and Peter Wendover
Box 1 Folder 6
1813 - Anna van Schaick, Albany Co. and Peter Steenbergh, Saratoga Co. - rental, 35 years - $12.50 year
Box 1 Folder 6
1819 - Deed in partition - Gerrit Peebles and Christina, Gerard, Anthony, Henry, Wessel van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 6
4 Accounts
1800 - Anna van Schaick with Aaron Dericklane
Box 1 Folder 6
1804 - Maria van Schaick with John van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 6
1818 - Henry van Schaick to the estate of Gerrit van Schaick, deceased.
Box 1 Folder 6
Liquidated book account between heirs of Anna van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 6
2 Receipts - 1806 Last will and testament of Christina van Schaick - 1808 Map of one square in Fox street, by J. Barclay - 1802
Box 1 Folder 6
1820-1846
1 Bill of sale - 1820 - Daniel van Leukam, Anthony van Leukam to John van Leukam, Saratoga Co.
Box 1 Folder 7
1 Bill and receipt - 1821-1822 - Dr. Eansworth - 1 account of Dr. Peter Pausevoock with certain tenants
Box 1 Folder 7
1 Bill in account with Gerrit Peebles - 1826 - 1828
Box 1 Folder 7
1 Account - 1822 - Gerard van Schaick to the estate of Anthony van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 7
1 Receipt - 1822 - Henry van Schaick to Nicholas Trumpbour
Box 1 Folder 7
2 Letters - 1822 - Thos. Gardner, Great Limbaugh, to Gerard van Schaick, Waterford
Box 1 Folder 7
1821 - Gerard van Schaick, Waterford to Henry van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 7
List of contracts and unsold lands of Gerrit van Schaick, deceased, 1823
Box 1 Folder 7
2 Specifications for a "double dwelling house, 39 ft., 10 inches front and rear, divided into two stories" - 1826 - for Henry van Schaick, Albany, N. Y.
Box 1 Folder 7
1 Receipt - 1846 - Moses Woodaux to W. W. Baldwin
Box 1 Folder 7
Undated
1 Bill of damages sustained by Henry van Schaick "by means of the State dam below Lansingburgh in town of Watervliet"
Box 1 Folder 8
Inventory of goods in possession of Lucinda van Schaick
Box 1 Folder 8
1 list of lots
Box 1 Folder 8
1 Plan of Oswego
Box 1 Folder 8
3 letters, Albany, N.Y.
1 to Jacob van Schaick from Hendrick Cuyler (in Dutch)
Box 1 Folder 8
1 to Jacob van Schaick from J. N. Bleecker
Box 1 Folder 8
1 from Matthew Harrison to Mrs. van Schaick about boarding her daughter, Christina
Box 1 Folder 8