Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 75,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Schuyler, Pieter Receipt for £19

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00252 Author/Creator: Schuyler, Pieter Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1694/09/13 Pagination: 1p. + docket 18.6 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Livingston paid the sum of £19 to Governor Andrew Hamilton of "the Jerseys" in payment for the housing of Schuyler's troops.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceGovernment and CivicsMilitary CampMilitary History

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources