WorldCat Identities

Van Rensselaer, Philip

Overview
Works: 23 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 998 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT275.H796, 973.90924
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Most widely held works by Philip Van Rensselaer
Million dollar baby : an intimate portrait of Barbara Hutton by Philip Van Rensselaer( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That Vanderbilt woman by Philip Van Rensselaer( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house with the golden door by Philip Van Rensselaer( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother was always in love, a novel by Philip Van Rensselaer( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Varick papers by Richard Varick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of Richard Varick, 1743-1871, the majority dating from the Revolutionary War. These include letters received; drafts of letters sent; accounts, receipts, military orders, inventories, muster and pay rolls; military pay accounts; indentures; court-martial papers; and civil court papers. They deal with Varick's command of a company in Alexander McDougall's battalion at Ticonderoga and in Canada in 1775; service on courts-martial in 1775; problems of the batteau service in northern New York State in 1776; his position as secretary to General Philip Schuyler in 1775-1776; his work as deputy muster master general, inspector general at West Point, first aide-de-camp to Benedict Arnold (including papers about Arnold's defection and subsequent investigations), and as recording secretary for George Washington (including papers about the transcription of Washington's letters). Many pertain to suits handled by him as an attorney practicing in Poughkeepsie in 1782-1783, and in New York City after the war. The remainder includes papers about veterans' claims to military lands in New York State, including some maps; letters from various French officials, ca. 1780 to ca. 1800; papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Derick Dey, Varick's maternal grandfather, and the affairs of other members of the Dey family; personal and family correspondence and accounts; and a few documents signed by Varick in his capacity as mayor of New York
Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) letters by Timothy Dwight( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One letter, signed Timothy Dwight, dated Greenfield, March 10, 1795, to Philip Van Rensselaer, declines the invitation to come to Albany, as his faith is not the same and his present congregation would not allow it. Four letters, signed Timothy Dwight, to Rev. Dr. Jedidiah Morse, dated Hartford, November 11, 1800, and New Haven, between June 9, 1809 and December 16, 1811, respecting the publication of a newspaper, "certain difficulties", college admissions, and personal matters. One thank you letter, signed Timothy Dwight, to Captain David B. Douglass, dated New Haven, December 9, 1815, for a map of New Haven
Bath (N.Y.) deed( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Deed of John Hollenbeck of Vermont to Philip Van Rensselaer of Albany for a certain lot of ground in the town of Bath, N.Y
George Bourke letter to Philip Van Rensselaer by George Bourke( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter from George Bourke to Philip Van Rensselaer regarding the debt he owes to Van Rensselaer; Bourke can't give him the two cows he asked for
by Richard Varick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1774-1830, the majority dating from the Revolutionary War. They include letters received, drafts of letters sent, acounts, receipts, military orders, inventories, muster and pay rolls, military pay accounts, indentures, court-martial papers and civil court papers. They deal with: Varick's command of a company in Alexander McDougall's battalion at Ticonderoga and in Canada during 1775; service on courts-martial in 1775; problems of the batteau service in northern New York State in 1776; his position as secretary to Gen. Philip Schuyler in 1775-1776; his work as deputy muster master general, inspector general at West Point, first aide-de-camp to Benedict Arnold (including papers about Arnold's defection and subsequent investigations), and as recording secretary for George Washington (including papers about the transcription of Washington's letters). Many pertain to suits handled by him as an attorney practising in Poughkeepsie in 1782-1783, and in New York City after the war. The remainder include: papers about veterans' claims to military lands in New York State, including some maps; letters from various French persons, ca. 1780 to ca. 1800; papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Derick Dey, Varick's maternal grandfather, and the affairs of other members of the Dey family; personal and family correspondence and accounts; a few documents signed by Varick in his capacity as mayor of New York. Some of his more frequent correspondents were: Lt. Daniel Gano, Cornelius Cuyler, Philip John Schuyler, Gen. Horatio Gates, Col. Joseph Ward, Col. John Lamb, John Varick, Jr., Richard Lush, John Lansing, Jr., Henry Rutgers, Jr., Jacob John Lansing, Henry Sewall , Lewis Woodruff, William Bradford, Jr., John Morin Scott, Daniel Carthy, Dirck Romeyn, Henry Glen, Matthew Visscher, Peter W. Yates, John Laurance, Peter Elting, Philip Van Rensselaer, Col. Jonathan Trumbull, John V.B. Varick, John Sanders, and Simeon De Witt
Seth Chapin promissory note to Philip Van Rensselaer by Seth Chapin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Promissory note of Seth Chapin to Philip Van Rensselaer, dated July 28, 1789; witnessed by Peter J. Hilten
Trading post journal by Philip Van Rensselaer( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Trading post journal from Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, Lake Erie, including entries describing purchases made by ships stopping at the island, information on health problems on the ships, names of the captains, and inventory of the trading post
 
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