Framed Partially Printed Document Signed about Early Greenwich Village

NEW YORK CITY

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Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1816

Description: 1 page, 5 x 8 inches, City of New York, July 30th 1810, authorizing the Treasurer of the City of New York to pay Patrick Kane & Thomas Dealy five hundred and eighty dollars for paving "Spring St. from Broadway to Greenwich St." Signed by Jacob Radcliff as Mayor and G.N. Bleeker as Comptroller. Radcliff was the fifth Mayor of New York City (from 1810-1811 and from 1815-1818) and a former associate of Alexander Hamilton. He is best remembered as a co-founder of Jersey City, New Jersey in 1816. G.N. Bleeker was one of the original 24 signers of the Button Wood Agreement, May 17, 1792, which created the New York Stock Exchange. He was also a prominent member of the powerful Bleeker clan for which a street in Greenwich Village is named. Delicately framed in double glass with a gold frame measuring 7.25 x 10.25 inches. Near fine condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 233565


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