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Isaacs family


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Isaacs family (New York, N.Y.) papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P12, Folder: P-417
Identifier: P-417

Collection contains an 1808 invoice, signed by Abraham Isaacs (1737-1815) in Hebrew, for various types of meat sold to Frederick Frazier; and an inventory of the estate of Jacob Isaacs (1793-1831), 1831.

Dates: 1808, 1831

Isaacs Family (Easthampton, N.Y.) Papers

 Collection — Box CB-P8, Folder: P-272
Identifier: P-272

Collection contains a promissory note, signed in Hebrew by an unidentified person, for a sum of money owed Isaacs (1761), and a certificate of indebtedness of New York State to Aaron Isaacs for goods purchased, signed by Commissioners William Floyd and Isaac Roosevelt (1781). Also an estate inventory for Isaac Wickham Isaacs, 1816.

Dates: 1761-1816

Myer S. Isaacs (1841-1904) Collection

Identifier: P-22

Real estate lawyer, judge, newspaper editor, and philanthropist, Myer S. Isaacs was the eldest son of the second English-speaking Rabbi in the United States, the Rev. Dr. Samuel M. Isaacs (1804-1878). The Isaacs Family were founding members of the New York-based Jewish civil rights organization, the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878), published the Jewish Messenger (1859-1902), and Myer was the first president of the Baron de Hirsch Fund. This Collection contains documents deriving from Myer and Samuel Issacs, and Myer's brothers Abram (1852 or 53-1920) and Isaac Isaacs (1845-1907). Information concerning Myer's children may also be found, including documents from his son Stanley (1882-1962), Manhattan borough President and New York City Councilman. Includes correspondence, clippings, commencement programs, invitations, souvenir and anniversary programs, election campaign materials, obituaries, funeral programs, and citizenship papers.

Dates: undated, 1844, 1851-1925

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