SCHUYLER, Philip Jeremiah (1768-1835)

SCHUYLER, PHILIP JEREMIAH, (son of Philip John Schuyler), a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., January 21, 1768; received a limited schooling under private tutors; engaged in agriculture in Dutchess County; member of the State assembly in 1798; elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); was not a candidate for reelection in 1818; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in New York City February 21, 1835; interment on the Schuyler estate near Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y.; reinterment in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In Philip John Schuyler papers, 1775-1804.
2 containers. Also on microfilm (1 reel).


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1795-1805. 9 letters.
Finding aid in repository.


New York State Archives
Albany, NY
Papers: In the Schuyler Family Papers, 1750-1850, 155 items.
Persons represented include Philip Jeremiah Schuyler.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: 1794, 2 pages.
A letter from Philip Jeremiah Schuyler to Stephen Van Rensselaer written on December 11, 1794. In the letter, Schuyler discusses some information he just learned and suspects untrue, concerning Van Rensselaer's involvement and loyalties in an upcoming election.

Papers: 1808, 2 pages.
A letter from Philip Jeremiah Schuyler to his uncle, Stephen Van Rensselaer. Enclosed with the letter was a clipping of an account against Van Rensselaer's son Stephen. Schuyler also discusses his studies and family matters.