The Van Cortlandt family were patroons in New York state and an influential political dynasty from the seventeenth-century Dutch origins of New York through its period as an English colony, then after it became a state, and into the nineteenth century.

Compare with other New York political dynasties: the Livingstons, Van Rensselaers and Schuylers.


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