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Correspondence, accounts, mortgages, notes, articles, and other papers largely relating to Rogers' interests in banking affairs, the industrial development of central New York, and land and railroad investments. Includes letters and papers of Rogers' son, Charles Butler Rogers, and material relating to the Central Railroad of Iowa, the Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad, Hamilton College, the Iowa Valley Construction Company, the Oswego River Starch Company, the Patent Cereals Company of Geneva, New York, the Remington Armory at Ilion, New York, the Utica Steam Cotton Mills, and the Utica Steam Woolen Mills. Other topics include merchandizing, dairy farming, travel description, gold mining in Colorado, student life in Germany at the Koniglichen Friedrich-Willelms Universitat, hospitals, charitable institutions, and art; Correspondents include Isaac M. Cate, William W. Crapo, William H. Ferry, George S. Goodale, H. C. Potter, JohnH. Prentiss, F. W. H. Sheffield, Breese Stevens, and Anson J. Upson.

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