Draper manuscripts: Potter family papers, 1747-1807.


Potter, John, d. ca. 1759. Draper manuscripts: Potter family papers, 1747-1807.

Draper manuscripts: Potter family papers, 1747-1807.

Original papers of three members of a prominent early family in central Pennsylvania: John Potter, a businessman with Indian traders and sheriff in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; his son, James, a military officer and deputy surveyor for state lands in Northumberland County; and the latter's son, also named James, a lieutenant colonel of militia in 1795 and an associate county judge in 1800. Included are correspondence, financial records, militia records, family records, and legal records.

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