Guide to the Phillip Jacobs (d. 1818) collection, undated, 1760-1832

*P-10

Processed by Marvin Rusinek

American Jewish Historical Society

Center for Jewish History

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Marvin Rusinek as MS Word document, June 2009. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on June 29, 2009. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Phillip Jacobs (d. 1818)
Title:Phillip Jacobs collection
Dates:undated, 1760-1832
Abstract:Contains correspondence, receipt books, business records, insurance policies, the will of Henry Whiteman, Jacobs' father-in-law, records pertaining to the settlement of Whiteman's estate, Jacobs' will, and material relating to the settlement of Jacobs' estate by Peter McCartee, Richard Cunningham, and Richard Ellis.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .75 linear feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box, 11 oversized folders, 1 MAP folder)
Identification:P-10
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Scope and Content Note

Contains correspondence, receipt books, business records, insurance policies, the will of Henry Whiteman, Jacobs' father-in-law, records pertaining to the settlement of Whiteman's estate, Jacobs' will, and material relating to the settlement of Jacobs' estate by Peter McCartee, Richard Cunningham, and Richard Ellis.

Among the business records are accounts and receipts for household items, a bill of sale for a Negro slave, and records of accounts with Trinity Church of New York City and the Protestant Reform Church in Rhynbeck, New York. Also included are documents pertaining to the sale and/or rental of land and houses in New York City, and extensive correspondence and court records dealing with a dispute over Jacobs' will by the Orphans Asylum of New York City and Jacobs' widow, Elizabeth Teller.

The personal correspondence includes a letter written in German (with English translation) by Jacobs to his sister, Esther Simson, in Dettlebach, Germany, and one in Yiddish from his brother, Simon Jacobs, in London.

Included in this collection are a deed for the sale of land in Elizabeth, New Jersey by Caleb Jefferys to J. Hampton, accounts of Peter McCartee, and a legal document of Richard Cunningham and Hugh McCormick.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Phillip Jacobs collection; P-10; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Unknown.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Phillip Jacobs Collection, undated, 1760-1832

English.
BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Correspondence about the collection
1 2 Correspondence 1790-1816
1 3 Accounts and Receipts 1760-1818
1 4 Deed for purchase of a slave 1808
1 5 Reformed German Protestant Congregation (Rhinebeck), Documents 1802
1 6 Documents concerning Real Property--Maiden Lane 1792
1 7 Documents pertaining to Real Property--Murray Street (Episcopal Church Farm) 1792-1817
1 8 Documents pertaining to Real Property--Broadway (Episcopal Church) 1800-1803
1 9 Documents pertaining to Real Estate--266 and 267 Broadway 1808-1818
1 10 Documents pertaining to Real Property--Fayette Street and Jews Alley 1811
1 11 Documents pertaining to Real Property—Miscellaneous 1741-1817
1 12 Phillip Jacobs and Sophia Maria Whiteman Jacobs--Estate of Henry Whiteman Papers 1805-1808
1 13 Last Will and Testament and Inventory of Estate 1818-1819
1 14 Elizabeth Brown Jacobs--Marriage Settlement and Petition in Chancery 1817-1821
1 15 Estate of Phillip Jacobs, Accounts of Real Estate (by Peter McCartee) 1818-1822
1 16 Estate of Phillip Jacobs, Claims of Jacob Simson Rosenfeld--Documents and Correspondence 1822
1 17 Estate of Phillip Jacobs, Richard Ellis’ Accounts of Stock Sales 1821-1828
1 18 Estate of Phillip Jacobs, Peter McCartee’s Records for Stock Sales 1818-1831
1 19 Estate of Phillip Jacobs, Miscellaneous Receipts 1818-1820
1 20 Pierre Teller et UX vs. Peter McCartee et al; Peter McCartee et al vs. Pierre Teller et UX—Documents 1821-1832
1 21 Orphan Asylum Society Case—Correspondence 1824-1832
1 22 Orphan Asylum Society of the City of New York vs. Peter McCartee et al, executors—Documents circa 1832
1 23 Peter McCartee et al vs. the Orphan Asylum Society of the City of New York—Documents
1 24 Legal Opinions undated, 1817-1823
BoxFolderTitleDate
2 Receipt Books 1773-1774, 1776-1786, 1790-1794
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Separated Oversized Material, undated, 1760-1832

English.
OS1F Folders 1-10, OS2F Folder 1, MAP Folder.
BoxFolderTitleDate
OSF1 1 Articles of marriage and settlement with Elizabeth Brown undated
OSF1 1 Documents relating to Phillip Jacob’s will undated, 1819-1823
OSF1 2 Insurance Policies 1798-1815
OSF1 3 Insurance Policies 1815-1817
OSF1 4 Indentures 1795-1798
OSF1 5 Indentures 1798-1802
OSF1 6 Indentures 1802-1820
OSF1 7 Accounts and Receipts 1760-1818
OSF1 8 Documents pertaining to Real Property--Murray Street (Episcopal Church Farm) 1792-1817
OSF1 8 Documents pertaining to Real Property—Miscellaneous 1741-1817
OSF1 9 Last Will and Testament and Inventory of Estate 1818-1819
OSF1 9 Elizabeth Brown Jacobs--Marriage Settlement and Petition in Chancery 1817-1821
OSF1 10 Accounts of Real Estate (by Peter McCartee) 1818-1822
OSF1 10 Pierre Teller et UX vs. Peter McCartee et al 1821-1832
OSF1 10 The Orphan Asylum Society of the City of New York vs. Peter McCartee et al, executors circa 1832
BoxFolderTitleDate
OSF2 1 Indentures 1791-1815
BoxFolderTitleDate
MAP 1 Indentures 1833
MAP 1 Estate of Phillip Jacobs--Peter McCartee’s Records for Stock Sales 1818-1831
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