John Mason papers, 1818-1910.


Mason, John, 1796-1859. John Mason papers, 1818-1910.

John Mason papers, 1818-1910.

Papers include business and family correspondence of John Mason Jr. as well as his father and other family members, including letters when Mason Jr. served as secretary of the U.S. Legation in Mexico.

1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes, 1 large manuscript, 1 microfilm reel)

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