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I: Walter Minto papers [series]:
 
1: Minto correspondence,  1764-1798 [subseries]:
Box   1 Folder   1
 2[-] December 1764, Johnstone, B[arbara], [Lady], to John Johnstone
 
 28 June 1772, Garrick to Governor Johnstone
 
 1 March 1774, Minto, Agnes
 
 6 April 1774, Aitchison
 
 13 June 1774, Bell
Box   1 Folder   2
 3 August 1774, Chalmers
 
 7 August 1774, Taylor
 
 7 December 1774, Aitchison
 
 11 December 1774, Anderson, Thomas
Box   1 Folder   3
 8 February 1775, Aitchison
 
 15 February 1775, Aitchison
 
 18 February 1775, Aitchison
 
 8 March 1775, Aitchison
 
 Undated, between 2 November 1773 and 11 March 1775, Walter Minto, Sr.
Box   1 Folder   4
 20 April 1775, Anderson, Jo.
 
 19 July 1775, Minto, Robert, to Walter Minto Sr.
 
 30 November 1775, Oliver, Katharine
 
 Undated [early 1776 probably January], Walter Minto to Walter Minto, Sr. and/or wife
Box   1 Folder   5
 22 March 1776, Barlass
 
 30 May 1776, Johnstone, George
 
 30 May [1776], Johnstone, George (a kind of P.S. to the preceding)
 
 9 September 1776, Ragueneau
 
 Undated, after 7 September 1776, Walter Minto to Wauch
Box   1 Folder   6
 5 March 1777, Walter Minto to David Minto, Jr.
 
 15 March 1777, Aitchison
 
 Undated, probably spring 1777, Thomas Minto to his parents
 
 26 July 1777, Thomas Minto to his parents
 
 29 August 1777, Walter Minto, Sr.
Box   1 Folder   7
 1 September 1777, Walter Minto to Waugh
 
 29 November 1777, Taylor
 
 9 February 1778, Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 10 April 1778, Thomas Minto to his parents
 
 1 August 1778, Thomas Minto to his parents
Box   1 Folder   8
 26 August 1778, F[ord] to George and John [Johnstone]
 
 12 September 1778, F[ord]
 
 30 October 1778, Johnstone (copy)
 
 7 November 1778, Panton
 
 13 November 1778 Slop to Johnstone (in French)    [Note: Included with 30 October.]
 
 23 November 1778 (copy) Minto to Johnstone    [Note: Included with 30 October.]
 
 Before 10 December 1778, Slop (in Italian)
 
 10 December 1778, Minto to Johnstone (copy)
Box   1 Folder   9
 12 January 1779, Walter Minto to Walter Minto Sr. and/or wife
 
 30 January 1779, Robert Minto to Walter Minto Sr.
 
 2 March 1779, Marth
 
 Undated, probably early March 1779, Walter Minto to Johnstone    [Note: Fragment, a P.S. to something else.]
 
 Undated, probably spring 1779, Walter Minto to Ferguson (copy)
Box   1 Folder   10
 2 June 1779, Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 12 January 1780, Betts
 
 21 May 1780, Thomas Minto to his parents
Box   1 Folder   11
 14 June 1780, Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 2 August 1780, Walter Minto, Sr.    [Note: Includes a P.S. from A. Waugh.]
 
 22 January 1781, Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 10 February 1781, Thomas Minto to his sister Nanny Minto
 
 10 February 1781, Thomas Minto to his parents    [Note: With P.S. 15 February.]
Box   1 Folder   12
 24 July 1781, Thomas Minto to his sister Nanny Minto
 
 24 July 1781, Thomas Minto to his parents
 
 28 September 1781, Walter Minto to Walter Minto, Sr. and/or wife (fragment)
 
 11 March 1782, Walter Minto to Walter Minto, Sr. and/or wife
Box   1 Folder   13
 12 September 1782, Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 14 October [1782], Blackhall
 
 4 January 1783, Robert Minto to Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 6 February 1783, Blackhall
 
 19 May 1783, Blackhall
Box   1 Folder   14
 21 September 1783, McDonald
 
  March 1784, Drummond
 
 24 June 1784, Drummond
 
 28 June 1784, McDonald
 
 30 June 1784, Walter Minto to Lord Buchan
Box   1 Folder   15
 10 July 1784, Walter Minto to Monthly Reviewers (copy)
 
 [14 July 1784], Drummond
 
 22 July 1784, Drummond
 
 30 July 1784, Lord Buchan
Box   1 Folder   16
 [July / August 1784], Drummond
 
 19 August [1784], Drummond
 
 [21 August 1784], Drummond
 
 6 September 1784, Drummond
 
 4 October [1784], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   17
 10 November [1784], Drummond
 
 25 November 1784, Drummond
 
 [November / December 1784], Drummond
 
 13 December 1784, Drummond
Box   1 Folder   18
 3 January 1785, Drummond
 
 11 January 1785, Drummond
 
 21 January [1785], Drummond
 
 6 February 1785, Drummond
Box   1 Folder   19
 [February-April 1785], Drummond
 
 [February-April 1785], Drummond
 
 [February-April 1785], Drummond
 
 [February-April 1785], Drummond
 
 [February-April 1785], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   20
 2 May 1785, Drummond
 
 [25 & 26 May 1785], Drummond
 
 26 May 1785, Lord Buchan
 
 26 June 1785, Drummond
 
 28 June [1785], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   21
 [21 July 1785], Drummond
 
 [22 July 1785], Drummond
 
 [24 July 1785], Drummond
 
 [29 July 1785], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   22
 8 August [1785], Drummond
 
 23 August 1785, Lord Buchan
 
 23 August 1785, Minto, Thomas
 
 [1 September 1785], Drummond
 
 4 September 1785, Drummond
Box   1 Folder   23
 [10 September 1785], Slop
 
 13 September 1785, Thomas Minto
 
 [16 September 1785], Drummond
 
 22 September 1785, Lord Buchan
 
 29 September 1785, Minto, Thomas
Box   1 Folder   24
 [5 October 1785], Drummond
 
 [10 October 1785], Drummond
 
 11 October 1785, Drummond
 
 25 October 1785, Jamieson
 
 31 October [1785], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   25
 14 November 1785, Thomas Minto
 
 16 November 1785, Jamieson
 
 25 November 1785, Lord Buchan
 
 24 December 1785, Jamieson
 
 29 December 1785, Coventry
Box   1 Folder   26
 [November 1785-January 1786], Drummond
 
 [November 1785-January 1786], Drummond
 
 8 January 1786, Lord Buchan
 
 16 January 1786, Lord Buchan
 
 21 January 1786, Walter Minto to Lord Buchan
 
 23 January 1786, Lord Buchan
Box   1 Folder   27
 31 January 1786, Walter Minto to Anonymous (1) (copy?)
 
 6 February 1786, Thomas Minto
 
 [8 February 1786], Drummond
 
 10 February 1786, Slop
 
 10 February [1786], Lord Buchan
Box   1 Folder   28
 [16 February 1786], Drummond
 
 [3-23 February 1786], Jamieson
 
 [1786 between February and May], "Paulus Mart. 5722," "Rhomboidus"
 
 5 March [1786], J.C.
 
 13 March 1786, [A.] O.
Box   1 Folder   29
 18 March 1786, Lawson
 
 [21 March 1786], Drummond
 
 3 April 1786, Blackhall
 
 [3 April 1786], Drummond
 
 [8 April 1786], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   30
 [April-May 1786], Drummond
 
 3 May 1786, Watson
 
 11 May [1786], Drummond
 
 [12 May 1786], Lord Buchan
 
 13 May 1786, Watson
 
 13 May 1786, Lord Buchan to Joseph Reed
Box   1 Folder   31
 16 May 1786, Buist
 
 [19 May 1786], Drummond
 
 20 May 1786, Steuart
 
 23 May 1786, N[?ichol]nson
 
 2 June [1786], Drummond
Box   1 Folder   32
 18 August 1786, Nanny Minto
 
 19 August 1786, McDonald
 
 11 September [1786], Alex. Addison
 
 23 September 1786, Lord Buchan
Box   1 Folder   33
 23 October 1786, Alex. Addison
 
 23 October 1786, Jean Addison
 
 18 December 1786, Grant
 
  December 1786, Lord Buchan
Box   1 Folder   34
 7 January 1787, Alex. Addison
 
 29 January 1787, Gurney
 
 2 February 1787, Drummond
 
 18 February 1787, Gurney
Box   1 Folder   35
 28 February 1787, Harpur
 
 28 February 1787, Livingston
 
 4 March 1787, Mason
 
 22 March 1787, Thomas Minto
Box   1 Folder   36
 27 March 1787, Thorburn
 
 28 March 1787, Gurney
 
  March 1787, Lawson
 
 10 April 1787, David Minto
Box   1 Folder   37
 11 April 1787, Walter Minto, Sr.
 
 17 April 1787, Drummond
 
 18 April 1787, Witherspoon
 
 24 April 1787, Thomas Minto
Box   1 Folder   38
 20 June 1787, Bond
 
 25 June 1787, Gurney
 
 11 July 1787, McDonald
 
 19 July 1787, Aitchison
Box   1 Folder   39
 20 July 1787, Alex. Addison
 
 14 August 1787, Brown
 
 29 August 1787, Witherspoon
Box   1 Folder   40
 9 September 1787, Anonymous (1)
 
 10 September 1787, Thomas Minto
 
 10 October 1787, Jamieson
 
 17 October 1787, VanDerbilt
Box   1 Folder   41
 28 January 1788, Drummond
 
 20 February 1788, Anonymous (2)
 
 22 May 1788, Paterson
 
 26 May 1788, James Tod
 
 10 June 1788, Nanny Minto
Box   1 Folder   42
 27 June 1788, Aitchison
 
 [February-June 1788], Walter Minto to Drummond
 
 5 July [1788], Drummond
 
 15 December 1788, Collins
 
 21 December 1788, Stone
Box   2 Folder   1
 Undated, probably between 1788 and 1789, Walter Minto to [Mary] Skelton (later Mary Minto)
 
 Undated , probably between 1788 and 1789, Anonymous (3)
Box   2 Folder   2
 5 January 1789, Rush
 
 10 January 1789, Anderson, Thomas
 
 16 January 1789, Drummond
 
 6 February 1789, Hutchison and Vaughan
Box   2 Folder   3
 16 February 1789, Lord Buchan
 
 26 February 1789, Nanny Minto
 
 1 March 1789, Anonymous (5)
 
 2 March 1789, Woodhull
Box   2 Folder   4
 18 March 1789, Fisher
 
 29 March 1789, Drummond
 
 28 April 1789, Mundell
 
 12 June 1789, Thomas Minto
 
 15 June 1789, Ann[i]e Tod
Box   2 Folder   5
 19 June 1789, N[?ichol]nson
 
 29 June 1789, McDonald
 
 6 July 1789, Baynton
 
 1[2] July 1789Walter Minto to Anonymous (2) [= Baynton] (draft or copy)
 
 15 September 1789, Paterson
Box   2 Folder   6
 7 October [probably 1789 though could be later], Minto, Mary
 
 25 October 1789, Drummond
 
 10 November 1789, McDonald
 
 14 December 1789, Irving
Box   2 Folder   7
 18 January 1790, Minto, Walter Sr., to Buist
 
 24 February 1790, Drummond
 
 10 March 1790, Rittenhouse
 
 20 March 1790, Stone
Box   2 Folder   8
 27 March 1790, Lord Buchan
 
 19 July 1790, Drummond
 
 15 November 1790, Rittenhouse
Box   2 Folder   9
 5 March 1791, Kemp
 
 5 March 1791, Mason
 
 27 April 1791, Drummond
 
 25 June 1791, Minto, Thomas
 
 28 June 1791, Lord Buchan
Box   2 Folder   10
 30 July 1791, Minto, Thomas
 
 16 August 1791, Buist
 
 26 September 1791, Rittenhouse
 
 11 November 1791, McDonald
Box   2 Folder   11
 24 March 1792, Rush
 
 6 April 1792, Gale
 
 30 April 1792, Rush
Box   2 Folder   12
 3 May 1792, Hubey
 
 9 May 1792, Rush
 
 25 May 1792, Rittenhouse
 
 28 May 1792, McDonald
Box   2 Folder   13
 21 June 1792, Paterson
 
 24 July 1792, Steuart
 
 15 August 1792, Jamieson
 
 20 August 1792, Anonymous (6)
Box   2 Folder   14
 19 September 1792, Rush
 
 27 September 1792, Bonrie
 
 2 November 1792, McDonald
 
 13 November 1792, Collins
Box   2 Folder   15
 13 March 1793, Buist
 
 4 April 1793, Rittenhouse
 
 5 August 1793, Lord Buchan
 
 9 October 1793, Rochefontaine
Box   2 Folder   16
 1 February 1794, Jamieson
 
 10 June 1794, Hunter
 
 12 July 1794, McDonald
 
 30 July 1794, Broom
Box   2 Folder   17
 13 August 1794, Buist
 
 9 September 1794, Lord Buchan
 
 11 September 1794, Oliver, Stephen
 
 12 September 1794, Broom
Box   2 Folder   18
 20 September 1794, Minto, Nanny
 
 24 September 1794, Coventry
 
 1 October 1794, Woofoin
 
 22 October 1794, Littlejohn
Box   2 Folder   19
 24 October 1794, Tod, James
 
 27 October 1794, Young
 
 1 November 1794, McCormick to George Morgan
 
 [15 November 1794], S. Smith
Box   2 Folder   20
 14 February 1795, Rochefontaine
 
 3 March 1795, Laurie
 
 24 March 1795, Buist
Box   2 Folder   21
 2 April 1795, Tod, James
 
 23 April 1795, Addison, Alex.
 
 5 May 1795, Minto, Nanny
 
 16 May 1795, Rodgers
Box   2 Folder   22
 6 August 1795, Buist
 
 [6 July-28 September 1795], Stockton
 
 27 [?Octo]bre 1795, Woofoin
 
 28 October 1795, Rittenhouse
Box   2 Folder   23
 14 November 1795, B. Smith
 
 3 December 1795, Imlay
 
 21 December 1795, Rittenhouse to Mary Minto
Box   2 Folder   24
 5 September 1796, Minto, Thomas
 
 26 September 1796, Kemp
Box   2 Folder   25
 Undated [between 1788 and 1796], Anonymous (4, 7, 8)
 
 29 October [prob. 1790s before late 1796], Chrystie to Mrs. Clark
 
 Undated [1790s before late 1796], Skinner
Box   2 Folder   26
After Minto's death (but referring to him)
 
 14 February 1797, Minto, Nanny, to Mrs. Christie (with P.S. 10 March )
 
 16 March 1797, Skelton, Joseph, to Mary Minto
 
 1 July 1797, Snowden, Isaac Jr., to Mary Minto
 
 15 February 1798, Minto, Walter Sr., to Mary Minto
 
2: Manuscript Notebooks, Diaries, Account Books, etc. [subseries]:    [Note: All in Minto's hand except the last.]
Box   2 Folder   27
1.  [May 1776]: Fragment (perhaps taken from a notepad) containing expenses, receipts, and diary entries from October 1771 (during his stay at Grange Toll in Edinburgh from that date until June 1773) to May 1776.
He set off [from London] for Gravesend on 26 May and went on board the Westmoreland on 30 May. This item includes entry for his stay with Mr. Watson in East Rhynd from 2 November 1773 to 11 March 1775 and payments for his engagement with Governor Johnstone's sons from 17 January to 21 May 1776.
 
2.  [March 1779]: Notepad containing expenses incurred and payments received on behalf of the Johnstone boys between 17 January 1776 and 2 December 1778.
Last dated receipt is 6 March 1779 for payment of 37 pounds, probably for expenses of the boys, from a Mr. Duff in Cadiz. Minto lists his hypothetical monthly salary through to January 1780 on pages [1]-[2].
 
3.  [July 1785]: Travel log of a trip within Scotland in July of 1785.
Carron, Lithgow, Queen Mary's birthplace, Falkirk, Perth, etc. The only dated stop is Carron on 5 July.
Box   2 Folder   28
4.  [July 1786]: "Log-Book & Journal / of a Voyage intended, under God's Providence, / from Greenock to Philadelphia / In the Ship Alexander, Alex. Ritchie Commander, / Kept by W. Minto, Passenger / 1786".
Title on recto of 1st leaf. Leaves 2-52 are numbered (except for leaf 11) on versos from 1 to 50, with each verso and facing recto devoted to a single day of Minto's trip (9 June to 30 July 1786); leaves 53 verso-80 blank and unnumbered. A leaf containing compass directions is inserted in the front of the notebook.
Box   2 Folder   29
5.  1786: Notepad containing a travel log and notes.
Notes on Philadelphia and New Jersey; with a few brief comments on New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, etc.
 
6.  [February 1787]: Notepad containing a travel log and notes between September 1786 and 2 February 1787.
September 1786 (number of houses in various cities), 26 December 1786 (Albany), 19 January 1787 ("Jaunt to Saratoga"), 2 February 1787 (some Oneida Indian terms).
Box   2 Folder   30
7.  Undated [?1782-87]: Notebook of longitudes.
For various years from 1600 to 1830, filled only for 1756 and 1770-87; then one for a full but unknown year; other charts based on Greenwich; references to Slop for many calculations in the early 1780s.
Box   2 Folder   31
8.  Undated [?perhaps after arriving in America]: "Elements of Algebra" (fragmentary).
Box   2 Folder   32
9.  [1802]: Notebook entitled "Practical Geometry, Trigonometry, and Conick Sections; Trigonometry and Practical Geometry by Walter Minto LLD Transcribed by William Hay, Jr. [?] Princeton NJersey, United States of North America, New World".
Appears to be class notes based originally on Minto's lectures, transcribed by one student and sold to others; other names are George Joness Booth, Jno Crump, George Crump, G. Williams, Stevenson Archer, George Jones; references to Richmond and Manchester, Virginia, and to Western Shore of Maryland; dates included = 26 May 1802 17 August 1802 2 & 3 March 1804.
 
3: Notes by Minto [subseries]:    [Note: In his own hand, all undated.]
Box   3 Folder   1
1. [Must have been written after he arrived in America in 1786]: "To the Citizens of America".
Appears to be the beginning of a draft of a speech; gives reasons for emigrating to America: "his heart was warm in the cause of America" and "he thought he could be more useful & more happy here than at home."
 
2.  Undated: List of surnames with some initials of first names.
 
3.  Undated: List of books.
 
4.  Undated: Notes on story of David, youngest son of Jesse.
 
5.  Undated: List of 15 topics, political or historical
Perhaps intended for speeches like 1 above.
 
4: Documents from Minto's time [subseries]:
Box   3 Folder   2
1.  16 July 1757: Extract from the Baptismal Record of Leghorn [= Livorno in Italy] for 8 April 1739 for Anna Elisabetta, daughter of Capitano Daniello di [P]uglielmo Dousuord di Londra and Marg. d'And. Par[?]ment di Livorno    [Note: Elisabetta later became Mrs. Slop: see letter of Minto to Johnstone dated 23 November 1778. ]
 
2.  15 December 1768 to 15 December 1769: Reading card for the library of the University of Edinburgh    [Note: Housed in Print Division.]
 
3.  1771:
Invitation from Adam Ferguson to Walter Minto (perhaps to attend a lecture by Ferguson)
 
4.  24 January 1776: Testimonial (in Latin) by James Robertson of Minto's study at the University of Edinburgh between 1768 and 1771.
Minto called a scholar and citizen of the library; in 1768 he studied Latin, in 1769 Logic and Latin, in 1770 Natural Philosophy, Logic, Latin and Greek, in 1771 Moral Philosophy under professors of arts and sciences) and in 1775 (when he studied Moral Philosophy and Rhetoric).
Box   3 Folder   3
5.  25 November 1778: Statements by two doctors in Pisa, Carlo Barsanti and Domenico Cappucci, about John Johnstone's health    [Note: In Italian; with two notarizations in Latin, 1 December 1778. ]
 
6.  30 November 1778: Certificate of good conduct of Walter Minto, in company with John Johnstone, by Conte Cosimo Agostini.    [Note: In Italian; with two notarizations in Latin, 1 December 1778.]
 
7.  1 December 1778:    [Note: In Italian; notarized. ]
Certificate of good conduct for Walter Minto by Jacopo Andrea Tommasini, professor of mathematics at University of Pisa.
 
8.  2 December 1778: Receipt for 20 sequins from "William" Minto for passage from Leghorn to England, signed by Willis Machell.
Box   3 Folder   4
9.  1 February 1779: Attestation of Walter Minto's good behavior in Pisa by Count Demetrius de Mocenigo, Commissary General of the Navy in Italy for the Empress of Russia, Pisa.    [Note: In French.]
 
10.  13 March 1779: Attestation by Jean Baptiste Poirel, French vice consul, that Minto was put at liberty in Cadix on 23 February [1779], signed by Poirel at "consulat general de France a Cadix" on 13 March 1779.    [Note: In French.]
Specifically, that Minto, who was made a prisoner of war on the English ship "Le Westmoreland" by the French ship "Le Destin", passed from Cadiz to Genes [= Genoa] on the "Paquebot" Hollandais called "Le Postillou" commanded by Joseph Dodero.
 
11.  18 April 1782: Bill of lading for a box of books, Port of Livorno.    [Note: In Italian.]
Minto's name is not on this, but rather Reverend Padre Ockelli; mentions journey to Ostend, signed Giorgio Bagovich, Dice Epene.
 
12.  11 June 1782: (Florence) Passport for Minto for passage through Germany, signed by Sir Horace Mann.    [Note: Housed in Broadsides under Great Britain, Florentine Legation. ]
 
13.  3 February 1786: Diploma from the University of Aberdeen for the degree of LL.D. for Walter Minto.    [Note: Housed in Small Oversize. ]
 
14.  20 May 1786: Certificate of Walter Minto's membership in the Orange Society, Edinburgh, signed by Selkirk Steuart, president, and James Wright, secretary.
Box   3 Folder   5
15.  7 April 1787: Invitation to Walter Minto to attend Columbia College commencement on the Tuesday following (April 10).
 
16.  1787 [day and month not filled in yet, but probably between March, when first contact was made with Minto, and May, when school opened]: Draft of an agreement between Minto and the trustees of Erasmus Hall in Flatbush for his services as principal of the Hall.    [Note: Minto was at Flatbush for circa six months before October 1787. ]
 
17.  24 July 1787: Minto's certificate of U.S. naturalization, New York
 
18.  [September 1788]: Draft of a proposal
Proposed by Minto to give up 5 pounds of his salary to purchase a medal to be given by the trustees and faculty of the College for the best dissertation on either of 2 topics: the unlawfulness and impolicy of capital punishment and the unlawfulness and impolicy of African slavery (date from Eisenhart, pp. 290-91).
Box   3 Folder   6
19.  17 January 1789 : Certificate of membership in the American Philosophical Society, signed by B. Franklin, John Ewing, Wm. White, and David Rittenhouse and witnessed by James Hutchinson, R. Patterson, Sam. Magan, and Jn. Vaughan.
 
20.  1 December 1790: Bond of Matthew Clarke to Minto for 160 pounds
 
21.  22 October 1792: Certificate of membership in the St. Andrew's Society of New York.    [Note: Housed in Small Broadsides under S. ]
 
22.  6 May 1793: Indenture between Walter Minto and the Congregation for 2 pews in the Presbyterian meeting house, Princeton.
 
23.  6 July 1795: Memorandum of an agreement between Benjamin Smith and Walter Minto.
Smith was one of the executors of the will of Samuel [T]ucker, deceased. Agreement "not to expose to sale" the house and land now in Minto's possession and that Minto will execute a bond for 590 pounds to be paid 1/3 on 1 October 1795 the other 2/3 in 4 equal annual payments beginning 1 October 1796.
Box   3 Folder   7
24.  28 September 1795,  1796[with "six" written over a "five," but day and month are torn away]: Part 1: Bond of indemnity by Minto to Richard Stockton for 1180 pounds, with additional stipulations, with Thomas P. Johnsone, among others, as witness. Part 2: Some sort of codicil by Mary Skelton [Minto], executrix of Minto's last will (he being deceased), probably asking to have debt set aside, with Elizabeth Skelton as witness
 
25.  1 October 1795: Note beginning "Doctor Minto sined a Bond in conjunction with Richard Stockton to [T]uckers Executors" for 590 pounds.    [Note: This note was found with Stockton letter in Series I, sub-series 1 above, and is clearly connected with it in subject matter, but it is not in the same hand, and it is uncertain whether the two were originally together in the Minto donation. ]
With payment schedule on reverse through 1 October 1799 (see item 9 above).
 
26.  2 May 1796: Bond of Minto to Robert Armstrong for 200 pounds.
With notes of repayment on back from Mary Minto in 4 installments (1797-98), the last of which has the name of Josiah Skelton (Mary Minto's older brother) on it; with receipt from Armstrong dated 4 May 1796 for a piece of paper mentioned in the bond.
 
27.  3 May 1796,  4 May 1796: Statement and release of quitclaim between Robert Armstrong and his slave Tony.
Part 1: Copy of statement made on 30 April 1796 that Robert Armstrong brought before 2 justices and 2 overseers of the poor his slave Tony, sound of mind, etc. (original filed in Clerk's office of Middlesex County on 3 May 1796). Part 2: Release by Armstrong of quitclaim to Tony.
Box   3 Folder   8
28.  4 May 1796: Bond of John Duryie and Toney to Minto for 200 pounds.
John Duryie and Toney both free black men (but Toney late a slave to Robert Armstrong, from whom Minto had previously bought him for 100 pounds, as this document says). Bond stipulates that if Toney binds himself to Minto for 6 years and 5 months and carries out all lawful commands, then the debt will be extinguished.
 
29.  [October 1796 = the week after 21 October ]: Draft of obituary for Minto.
 
30.  8 November 1796,  9 November 1796: Board of Trustees of the College of New Jersey directs Enos Kelley to call on Minto's executor and retrieve the books, public stock, cash, etc. that Minto had as Treasurer of the College. Receipt by Enos Kelley to Mary Minto for the above items.
 
31.  23 May 1801: Bill of lading.
For one box, shipped from Leith to New York on the Russell, directed to Mrs. Minto, to be delivered to Mrs. Chrystie of New York for payment; contents unknown to Rowland Gibbs, master of the Russell [probably sent by the Mintos in Scotland; cf. letters of Nanny Minto to Mrs. Chrystie dated 1797 and of Walter Minto Sr. to Mary Minto dated 1798]