Papers, 1690-1875.

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Nelson, William, 1847-1914. Papers, 1690-1875.

Papers, 1690-1875.

Chiefly letters and documents purchased at the auction of Nelson's ms. collection; together with transcripts (typewritten) of interviews with residents of Paterson and environs (1873-1885).

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