Simon Newton Dexter papers, 1785-1862.


Simon Newton Dexter papers, 1785-1862.

Correspondence, accounts, orders, receipts, notes, contracts, and other papers relating to Dexter's business and political activities. Many of the papers relate to the Oriskany Manufacturing Company, a woolen manufacturing firm. Other papers relate to Dexter's activities as commissioner of the Erie Canal, to local and New York State politics, and to various businesses and industries such as dry goods, cotton manufacturing, sheep raising, ironmongery, a distillery, a tannery, wholesale and retail merchants, railroads, and banks. Includes material concerning Thomas R. Gold and his family; Porteus B. Root as a contractor for the Black River Canal and a builder of plank roads; Black River Woolen Company; Detroit Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank; Dexter Manufacturing Company; Dexter Village Society; Elgin Manufacturing Company; Galena and Chicago Rail Road Company; Oneida Manufacturing Company; Rock Bottom Factory of Stowe, Mass.; and Williams Woolen Company. Correspondents include E. Bacon, Edward Bates, Francis Bicknell, John Brinckerhoff, E. Capron, Seth Capron, A. J. Center, William M. Cheever, James Cooper, Oliver Culver, John Devereux, Nicholas Devereux, J. W. Doolittle, William Durer, Guy Foote, James Goss, Francis Granger, P. L. Green, Ephraim and Roswell Hart, Hiram Holcomb, C. L. Holley, Myron Holley, Alfred Hovey, O. Hungerford, Benjamin S. Huntington, S. P. Germain, Alexander B. Johnson, Hiram Ketchum, E. Kirby, G. A. Lansing, William M. Larrabee, Sam Lawrence, Daniel Lee, and Edwin C. Litchfield. Correspondents also include, T. W. Lockwood, E. T. Throop Martin, Simon Matteson, Charles Moseley, Isaac Northrup, George W. Patterson, John B. Pease, George T. Perry, Jonas Pratt, Thadeus Pomeroy, Benjamin Poor, Josiah Porter, Henry S. Randall, B. W. Raymond, R. J. Renwick, P. V. Rogers, James Satterlee, Peter B. Schenck, Alexander Seward, Charles and Henry Seymour, C. S. Shurman, Derick Sibley, Theodore Sill, John Slade, Ambrose Spencer, J. A. Spencer, Theodore Spencer, J. D. Steele, B. F. Stillman, William M. Tallman, Comfort Tyler, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Abraham Varick, Charles D. and William Walcott, A. J. Waldron, Ezra Weeks, John A. and W. B. Welles, Edward A. Wetmore, Andrew White, John Williams, Samuel Woodsworth, and R. L. Yarwood.

12.8 cubic ft; 9 v.; 4 rolls microfilm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7906452

Cornell University Library

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