New York's first State historian was appointed in 1895 to "collect, collate, compile, edit and prepare for publication all official records, memoranda and data" relative to the wars of the Colony and State of New York and New York's relations with other states, the United States, and foreign nations. This section contains descriptions of unpublished typescripts of Revolutionary War records prepared by the State Historian.
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. Division of History.
A0071. Unpublished Typescript of "Papers of Colonel Israel Keith," 1767-1800 (collated ca. 1912-1916). .2 cubic foot
This typescript, intended for publication, was compiled by the State historian. It contains a biography of Keith, highlighting his activities as aide-de-camp and deputy adjutant general to Major General William Heath, 1776-1778. Also included are extracts and transcripts of letters to and from Keith compiled by the State historian from various sources.
A0131. Unpublished Typescript, Galleys, and Page Proofs of "Military Papers of General Peter Gansevoort," 1763-1818 (collated ca. 1906-1907). 1 cubic foot
Arrangement: By format of text (typescript, galleys, page proofs), thereunder paginated.
This proposed publication, prepared by the State historian, consists of transcripts of correspondence and a few related documents of Revolutionary War Colonel Peter Gansevoort, commander of the Third New York Line regiment.
Indexes: Draft chronological and alphabetical lists of Gansevoort documents are included.