Asa D. Polk and family papers, 1853-1930.

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Polk, Asa D. (Asa Davis), 1850-1940. Asa D. Polk and family papers, 1853-1930.

Asa D. Polk and family papers, 1853-1930.

Correspondence, clippings, and other papers of this attorney who drew up the Brainerd (Minn.) city charter. They consist of letters written by Samuel Seavey to his family while serving in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; newspaper clippings of articles by Grace D. Polk, mainly on historical subjects; patents (1867-1888) for lands in the St. Cloud (Minn.) land district granted to the Day Lumber Co. of Minneapolis; genealogical correspondence, charts, and memorabilia; and biographies, autographs, and autographed pictures of actors and literary figures. There are no papers relating to his work on the city charter.

1.0 cu. ft. (2 boxes, 3 oversize items, and 30 Reserve items)

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