A Discourse on the Life, Services and Character of Stephen Van Rensselaer; Delivered Before the Albany Institute, April 15, 1839. With a Historical Sketch of the Colony and Manor of Rensselaerwyck in an Appendix
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Covers professionally replaced with tan paper from the period with font on the front very similar to that layout of the original. 144pp. No markings. Light to moderate foxing throughout and a little heavier on the last page. Stephen Van Rensselaer III (November 1, 1764 ¿ January 26, 1839) was Lieutenant Governor of New York as well as a statesman, soldier, and land-owner, the heir to one of the largest estates in the New York region at the time, which made him the tenth richest American of all time, based on the ratio of his fortune to contemporary. He founded the institution which became Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He was a militia major-general in the War of 1812 and then embarked upon a career in New York poliltics prior to his death in 1839. Bookseller Inventory # 032980
Title: A Discourse on the Life, Services and ...
Publisher: Hoffman & White, Albany
Publication Date: 1839
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: G+
Edition: First Printing
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