Van Rensselaer Family Commissions (Boxes 21 and 68)

Item Number Commission Description
Item 1 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as cornet of a troop of horse in the County of Albany, December 15, 1684, D.S. Thomas Dongan.
Item 2 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as cornet of the troop of horse in the City and County of Albany, September 10, 1688, D.S. Edmund Andros.
Item 3 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer, Sr., as Justice of Peace for the County of Albany, New York, November 1, 1686, D.S. Thomas Dongan
Item 4 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as captain of the troop of horse of dragons in the City and County of Albany, July 7, 1693, D.S. Benjamin Fletcher.
Item 5 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as captain of the troop of horse in the City and County of Albany, May 1, 1691, D.S. Henry Sloughter.
Item 6 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as lieutenant colonel of the regiment of militia in the County of Albany of which Peter Schuyler was colonel, July 31, 1702, D.S. Edward Viscount Cornbury.
Item 7 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as lieutenant colonel of the regiment of militia of the County of Albany of which Peter Schuyler was Colonel, October 15, 1717, D.S. Robert Hunter.
Item 8 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as captain of the second company of militia in the Manor of Rensselaerswyck in the County of Albany, April 8, 1731, D.S. John Montgomerie.
Item 9 Commission to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer as captain of a troop of militia in the City and County of Albany, September 29, 1719, D.S. Peter Schuyler.
Item 10 Commission to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer as mayor of a regiment of militia in the City and County of Albany, November 29, 1728, D.S. John Montgomerie.
Item 11 Commission to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer as lieutenant colonel of the regiment of militia in the City and County of Albany, November 17, 1733, D.S. William Cosby.
Item 12 Commission to Stephen Van Rensselaer as captain of the second company of militia in the Manor of Rensselaerswyck in the County of Albany, November 17, 1753, D.S. William Cosby.
Item 13 Commission to Stephen Van Rensselaer as commissioner for Indian affairs in the County of Albany, April 2, 1745, D.S. George Clinton.
Item 14 Commission to Stephen Van Rensselaer as lieutenant colonel of the regiment of militia in the City and County of Albany, June 2, 1745, D.S. George Clinton.
Item 15 Commission to Stephen Van Rensselaer as captain of the troop of horse in the Albany battalion of the regiment of militia in the City and County of Albany, January 17, 1764, Cadwallader Colden.
Item 16 Commission to Stephen Van Rensselaer as lieutenant colonel of the regiment of troop horse in the County of Albany, February 13, 1768, D.S. Henry Moore.
Item 17 Letters of freedom and citizenship of the City of Albany granted to Stephen Van Rensselaer, July 9, 1763, D.S. Volckert P. Douw (Mayor of Albany).
Item 18 Letters of freedom and citizenship of the City of Albany granted to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, November 24, 1733, D.S. Edward Holland (Mayor of Albany).
Item 19 Certificate that Kiliean Van Rensselaer served as cornet to Captain George Lockharts 301 days in the Late Expedition in Albany, May 10, 1684, D.S. Thomas Dongan.
Item 20 Draft of commission to Tuenis Van Der Volgen as deputy ranger of the County of Albany, April 14, 1732, D.S. John Montgomerie (Contains a reference to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer’s commission as ranger of the County of Albany).
Item 21 Commission to Kiliean Van Rensselaer as captain of the troop of horse in the City and County of Albany, December 24, 1698, D.S. Richard, Earl of Belmont.
Item 22 Order that a troop horse be raised and appointing Jeremy Rensselaer captain thereof, July 28, 1670, D.S. Francis Lovelace.
Item 23 Commission to Jeremiah Van Rensselaer as captain of a troop of horse to be enlisted in the County of Albany, September 23, 1670, D.S. Francis Lovelace.
Item 24 Commission to Stephen Van Rensselaer as colonel of a regiment of militia in the Manor of Rensselaerswyck proper in the County of Albany, November 18, 1768, D.S. Henry Moore.
Item 25 Commission to Philip Schuyler as major general in the Continental Army, Philadelphia, June 19, 1775, D.S. John Hancock.
Item 26 Commission to Philip Schuyler as surveyor general of the State of New York, March 30, 1781, D.S. George Clinton.
Item 27 Patent of the Colony of Rensselaerswyck, November 4, 1685, D.S. Thomas Dongan.
Last Updated: September 4, 2009