Samuel Chester Reid Family Papers 1807-1963 (bulk 1830-1897)

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Samuel Chester Reid Family Papers, 1807-1963, (bulk 1830-1897)

Samuel Chester Reid Family Papers 1807-1963 (bulk 1830-1897)

Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers relating mainly to Samuel Chester Reid (1783-1861), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid, lawyer (1818-1897).

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