Papers, 1836-1856.


Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870. Papers, 1836-1856.

Papers, 1836-1856.

Correspondence of a New York congressman and judge who was associated with James D. Doty in midwestern land investments. More than 20 letters from Doty, 1836-1840, concern territorial politics in Wisconsin and land speculation in Rock Island, Illinois, and in Madison, Green Bay, Prairie du Chien, and the vicinity of Portage, Wisconsin. Among others who corresponded about Vanderpoel's Madison property were David Brigham, Simeon Mills, and John Catlin. A few tax receipts and maps pertaining to the Madison lands accompany the letters.

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