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Russell Benedict Autograph Collection of New York Governors
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Description
Collection of documents signed by New York governors from 1638 to 1793, collected by Russell Benedict.
Background
Russell Benedict, lawyer, justice of the Supreme Court of New York (1911-1925), and collector of Americana specializing in early American law. His collections were sold at various auctions from 1908 to 1922.
Extent
10.51 Linear Feet (3 boxes, oversize envelope and 3 oversize folders)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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