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At a Glance
Scope and Content
The collection is principally of New Hampshire documents, dated 1745-1760 and numbering 240 items, of which all but one are deeds. The remainder of the material consists of twelve South Carolina items for dates from 1709 to 1836, being grants, deeds, bonds, and other legal and business papers; and two North Carolina documents - a will of 1779 and a land grant of 1787.
Also documents from the Towns of Waldoboro and Exeter in Maine consisting of town and school records, 1813-1850, and a property record book of Moses Hodson, Bowdoin, Maine, 1800-1820; nineteen documents, 1798-1800, chiefly dated from Pownalborough, Lincoln County, Mass., including orders to attach property of various citizens for non-payment of debt; sixteen documents, 1800-1829, chiefly dated from New York City and including trial documents, partnership agreements, and indentures for sale of property; and three documents, 1801-1807, from Connecticut, including summons and receipts.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection has no restrictions.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); American Documents Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Westerfield, Mrs. Jason. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1950. Accession number--M50.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/23/89.
2009-03-05 File created.
2011-12-21 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.