Papers, 1764-1886.


Papers, 1764-1886.

Chiefly Seymour's public papers. Included is correspondence dealing with Seymour's personal and political affairs, account books of Seymour's business activities, notebooks, telegraph books, scrapbooks of material on the Erie Canal, scrapbooks on Seymour's political activities and speeches. Correspondents include William Cassidy, George F. Comstock, Horace Day, George F. Miller, Thomas Worth Olcott, and Samuel J. Tilden. The collection also includes the bookkeeping journals of Thomas Bullman, 1764-1769.

15 boxes.

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