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John Waite papers, 1743-1799

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1300
Bib ID 4079443 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Waite, John, 1732-1820
Title John Waite papers, 1743-1799
Physical Description 1 box (1 box (164 items))
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

Papers, including both personal and business communications. The bulk of the latter are from his term as Sheriff.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Waite papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Massachusetts. Provincial Congress Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Merchants Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Québec (Québec) -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Québec Campaign, Québec, 1759 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheriffs -- Maine -- Cumberland County Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ship captains Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Continental Army Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Sea captain, merchant. Waite, born in Newbury, Mass., commanded one of the transports in General James Wolfe's expedition against Quebec in 1759. He was later a member of the Provincial Congress, 1776, and in the same year was appointed Sheriff of Cumberland County, Maine, which office he held until 1809. He was a Colonel of the First Regiment.