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Albert R. Gallatin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15968

Scope and Contents

Albert Gallatin papers (1795-1828; 0.1 cubic feet) contains an oversize tableau chronologique, unnumbered pages of correspondence concerning the Baron de Gallatin, 1777; letter from Albert Gallatin to David Lenox, Washington D.C. January 4, 1808; letter from Albert Gallatin to Johnathan Bu[?], Washington D.C. September 7, 1808; letter from Albert Gallatin to Thomas Worthington, New Geneva, PA September 10, 1823; letter from John Ferguson to Albert Gallatin, "Head of Sassafras," February 9, 1828 [with] letter from Albert Gallatin to James Gallatin, New York, March 4, 1828; letter from Albert Gallatin to unnamed recipient, [October 21, 1828]; U.S. Treasury Dept. receipt, November 10, 1801, signed by Albert Gallatin; Promissory note payable to Albert Gallatin, Philadelphia, July 14, 1795, signed by Robert Morris; Deed from Trinity Church, New York to Albert R. Gallatin for family burial plot, lot 828, May 1, 1885; contract between Isaac Hopper and Albert R. Gallatin for construction of a burial vault in Trinity Church Cemetary, New York, May 19, 1885; and two miscellaneous Gallatin related items

Twenty Cashier of the National Bank checks, all signed by Albert Gallatin and written to various individuals, including Samual Adams and James Gallatin -- 8 prints of Gallatin family crest, some printed on heavy cardstock and dated in pencil, "1584," "1707," and "1776" -- 1 sheet of Albert Gallatin commemorative stamps (4), and accompanying material including a program for the First Day of Issue Ceremony in Gallatin, Missouri, January 30, 1967 -- 1 handwritten genealogy ledger, on laid paper, bound in 4to -- 1 program, Commissioning Ceremony, United States Coast Guard, Cutter Gallatin, May 19, 1969, U.S. Coast Guard Base, New York -- newspaper supplement to the Gallatin Democrat and North Missourian, "Albert Gallatin Stamp Dedication, Gallatin, Missouri, January 30, 1967 --1 Gallatin National Bank of the City of New York certificate of shares (blank) -- Program of exercises, unveiling of Albert Gallatin statue, October 15, 1947, includes 1 8x10 inch black and white glossy photograph of the statue at the unveiling -- 1 autograph letter on Treasury Department letterhead, dated January 17, 1888, and signed by Robert L. Miller -- 1 facsimile of Gallatin family tree -- 1 bound (hand sewn) book of engraved portraits including George Washington, Samual Adams, and Albert Gallatin -- 13 miscellaneous items including newspaper clippings and engravings.

Items relating to the Albert Gallatin commemorative postal stamp, and the unveiling of the Albert Gallatin statue in Gallatin, Mississippi.


  • Creation: 1795-1828

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


0.1 Cubic Feet (2 folders, 1 oversize folder)

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Donated by James P. Gallatin, on February 2, 2013 and March 12, 2015.

Albert R. Gallatin papers
Ellen Welch
24 February 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States