Papers of Cave Johnson Couts, 1832-1951.

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Papers of Cave Johnson Couts, 1832-1951.

The collection consists of the personal, family and business papers of Cave Johnson Couts (1821-1874) and his son, Cave Johnson Couts, Jr. (156-1943). There is personal and business correspondence, army papers of Cave J. Couts (1837-1855), accounts, land papers, legal papers, survey correspondence and field notes of Cave J. Couts, Jr., family papers, photographs, ephemera, and 250 maps.

Approximately 16,000 pieces.92 boxes.171 volumes.250 maps.1 roll.

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