Papers, 1785-1870 (bulk 1807-1850).

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Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850. Papers, 1785-1870 (bulk 1807-1850).

Papers, 1785-1870 (bulk 1807-1850).

Letters received, 1799-1850; legal documents, 1805-1850, pertaining to cases handled by Wall; financial documents, including vouchers, 1816-1819, as treasurer of the Trenton Township Committee; papers, 1811-1835, concerning estates (of George Holcombe and Barnes I. Smock) settled by Wall; and miscellaneous other papers. Also letters received, 1847-1867, by son James W. Wall and miscellaneous papers lacking an obvious Wall family connection.

.8 cubic ft. (2 boxes).

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