Rare Book & Manuscript Library

American documents collection, 1700-1851

American Documents Collection

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Connecticut Documents

Box 2 3 documents, summons and receipts, 1801-1807

Maine Documents

Box 1 Town and School Records of Waldoboro & Exeter, 1813-1850

Box 1 Moses Hodson Property Record Book, Bowdoin, 1800-1820 etc., 1800-1820

Box 8 Oversized Documents

Massachusetts Documents

Box 3 19 documents, chiefly dated from Pownalborough, Lincoln County,, 1798-1800

Box 3 Orders to attach property of various citizens for non-payment of debt.

New Hampshire Documents

Box 4-5 240 Items, of which all but one are deeds, 1745-1760

New York Documents

Box 6 16 documents, chiefly dated from New York City. Included are trial documents, partnership agreements, indentures for sale of property, etc.,, 1800-1829

North Carolina Documents

Box 7 Will, 1779

Box 7 Land Grant, 1787

South Carolina Documents

Box 7 12 items, being grants, deeds, bonds and other legal and business papers,, 1709-1836