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Side-Light on a New York Antifederalist Lawyer

Robert T. Thompson


James Neilson, of the Class of 1866, deposited in the Rutgers Library a large collection of manuscript letters and business papers belonging to his family.  Among these letters are correspondences among Johm Neilson, Eleazer Knowles and Abraham Lott that give insight into the Federalists and Antifederalist conflicts in a case related to the claimants to an estate of land located south of Albany, New York known as Coeyman's Patent.

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