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BOX 1-12  REEL 1-5 Correspondence and Other Papers, 1779-1854
General and family correspondence, memoranda, diplomas, awards, certificates, circulars, travel accounts, notes, and miscellaneous papers and documents.
Arranged chronologically. Oversize items were removed from their chronological sequence and filmed at the end of the series. Also at the end of the series is a photocopy of a journal by Kent, 1793, and a few original notes, dated 1838, that were added to the collection in 2007. The notes have been not filmed. An card index to the series, filmed at the end of the collection, is located in the Manuscript Division Reading Room. Consult a reference librarian for availability of the original index.
BOX REEL 1 1779-1793 See also Container 12, Certificates, awards, and appointments
BOX REEL 1 1794-1798 See also Container 12, Certificates, awards, and appointments
BOX REEL 2 1799-1808 See also Container 12, Certificates, awards, and appointments
BOX REEL 2 1809-1820 See also Container 12, Certificates, awards, and appointments
BOX REEL 3 1821-1828
BOX REEL 3 1829-1832
BOX REEL 4 1833-1835
BOX REEL 4 1836-1837
BOX REEL 5 1838-1840 See also Container 12, Notes
BOX 10  REEL 5 1841-1846
BOX 11  REEL 5 1847-1854, undated
BOX 12  REEL 5 Certificates, awards, and appointments, 1781-1814 See Oversize
BOX 12 not filmed Notes, 1838
BOX 12  REEL 5 Photocopy of Observations on the River Potomack (1793) by Tobias Lear, with annotations
BOX 13  REEL 5 Register, 1793-1803
Bound register of the law firms of Livingston and Kent and Livingston and Thompson.
BOX 13  REEL 5 Law suits entered by the firm Livingston and Kent, 1791, May 16-1793, Apr. 12
BOX 13  REEL 5 Law suits entered by the firm Livingston and Thompson, 1801, Nov. 25-1803, Nov. 12
BOX 14-17  REEL 6-7 Journals, 1797-1848
Journals describing trips by Kent mostly along the eastern seaboard, including an account by his son, William Kent, to his father’s birthplace in Putnam County, N.Y., in 1848.
Chronology in the volumes is irregular. Included at the end of the microfilm edition is a card index of correspondents in the Correspondence and Other Papers series. Consult a reference librarian in the Manuscript Division regarding availability of the original index in the Manuscript Division Reading Room.
BOX 14  REEL 6 Vol. 1, 1797-1820
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour of the western circuit, 1797
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour up the Connecticut River from New York, N.Y., to Albany, N.Y., 1817
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip from Albany, N.Y., to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1817
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour to Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., and Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1818
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip to Philadelphia, Pa., 1818
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip to Northampton, Mass. 1819
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip to the Mohawk River, N.Y., 1819
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip to the head of the Delaware River, N.Y., 1819
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip to Lebanon Springs, N.Y., 1819
BOX 14  REEL 6 Trip to Bedford, N.Y., 1820
BOX 14  REEL 6 Vol. 2, 1798
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour of the western circuit, 1798, May 30-June 21
BOX 14  REEL 6 Vol. 3, 1798-1799
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour of the western circuit, 1798-June 24-July 14
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour of the southern circuit, 1798, Aug.-Sept.
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour of the circuit in Orange County, N.Y., 1799, June
BOX 14  REEL 6 Tour of the Delaware circuit, 1799, June
BOX 15  REEL 6 Vol. 4, 1800-1801
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour of the northern circuit, 1800, June
BOX 15  REEL 6 Visit to Lansingburgh Hill, N.Y., 1800, Oct.
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour of the Mohawk, N.Y., circuit, 1801, June
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour of the Orange and Delaware, N.Y., circuits, 1801, Sept.
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour of the Catskill, N.Y., circuit, 1801, Sept.
BOX 15  REEL 6 Vol. 5, 1802-1811
BOX 15  REEL 6 “Memoranda made on my western circuit in 1802, 1810, and 1811"
BOX 15  REEL 6 Vol. 6, 1803-1816
BOX 15  REEL 6 “Memoranda made on my northern circuit in 1803 when I visited Oswegatchie, N.Y.”
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and return through Massachusetts, . 1803, Aug
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to the Black River, N.Y., 1808
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1809
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1813
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to New Haven, Conn., 1813
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Lake George, N.Y., 1814
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Lake George, N.Y., 1816
BOX 15  REEL 6 Vol. 7, 1821-1824
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Washington, D.C., 1821, May
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1821, June
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Cayuga Lake, N.Y., 1822, May
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to the Catskill Mountains, N.Y., . 1822, Sept
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to the White Mountains, N.Y., and Boston, Mass, 1823, Aug.
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Waterford, N.Y., 1823, Sept.
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tours from New York, N.Y., 1824
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to Lake Champlain, N.Y., and Upper Canada, 1824
BOX 15  REEL 6 Tour to commencement at New Haven, Conn., 1824
BOX 16  REEL 6 Vol. 8, 1825-1826
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Niagara, N.Y., 1825, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Norwalk, Conn., 1825, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Schooley’s Mountain, N.Y., 1825, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Northampton, Mass., 1825, Sept.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Albany, N.Y., 1825, Oct.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Brunswick, N.J., 1826, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Newport and Providence, R.I., 1826, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Flushing and Jamaica, N.Y., 1826, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Rockaway, N.Y., 1826, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Bedford, N.Y., 1826 July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Quebec, Canada, 1826, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Vol. 9, 1828-1830
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Danbury, Conn. and southeast New York, 1828, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Albany and Lebanon Springs, N.Y., 1828, Aug
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Staten Island, N.Y., 1828, Aug
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Carbondale, Pa., 1830, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Long Branch, N.Y., 1830, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Vol. 10, 1829-1833
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Philadelphia, Pa., 1829, May
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1829, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to the White Mountains, N.H., 1829, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1830, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Ballston Spa, N.Y., 1830, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to New Haven, Conn., 1830, Sept.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Hyde Park, N.Y., 1830, Sept.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Ulster County, N.Y., 1831, May
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to New Utrecht, N.Y., 1831, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Rockaway, N.Y., 1831, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Litchfield, Conn., 1831, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Charlie’s Hope, N.Y, 1831, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Lebanon Springs, N.Y., 1831, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to New Haven, Conn., 1831, Sept.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Bloomfield, N.J., 1831, Oct.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Staten Island, N.Y., 1831, Oct.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Summer excursion to New Haven and Stratford, Conn., on consequence of the cholera in New York, N.Y., 1832, July-Sept.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Visit to Jamaica, N.Y., 1833, Apr.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Visit to Saratoga, N.Y., 1833, Apr.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Visit to Harlem, N.Y., 1833, Apr.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Visit to Niagara, N.Y., 1833, Apr.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Vol. 11, 1833
BOX 16  REEL 6 Tour to Niagara, N.Y., and Montreal, Canada, 1833
BOX 16  REEL 6 Trip to “Grange,” the home of Alexander Hamilton, on York Island, N.Y., 1833
BOX 16  REEL 6 Vol. 12, 1834-1835
BOX 16  REEL 6 Montaug Point, N.Y., 1834
BOX 16  REEL 6 Rockaway, N.Y., 1834, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Pennsylvania, 1834, July-Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Ballston Spa, N.Y., 1834, Aug.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Albany, N.Y., 1834, Sept.
BOX 16  REEL 6 Richmond, Va., 1835, May
BOX 16  REEL 6 Norwalk, Conn., 1835, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Middleton, Conn., 1835, June
BOX 16  REEL 6 Ulster County, N.Y., 1835, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Staten Island, N.Y., 1835, July
BOX 16  REEL 6 Ramapo River, N.J., 1835, July
BOX 17  REEL 6 Vol. 13, 1835-1838
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