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Letters concerning the appointment of the original faculty of the
Cornell Law School. Correspondents include Henry Williams Sage, Charles Kendall
Adams, Charles Avery Collin, Francis Miles Finch, Harry Burns Hutchins, Robert
Henry Thurston, Daniel L. Follett, Lucien A. Wait, Herbert Tuttle, Arthur M.
Curtis, Alfred C. Coxe, and H. J. Heath. Also, an Introductory lecture by
Also, legal papers of Boardman and Finch, and of Douglass Boardman of
Ithaca; chiefly concerns mortgages, with reference to McGregor and Tenny, and
Erastus W. Drury of Milwaukee, the Lewis Investment Company, the Topeka
Investment and Loan Company, the Kansas City Investment Company, Rochelle
National Bank, the Kansas Loan and Trust Company, the Dwight Farm and Loan
Company, the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company, and Woodward Brothers.
Also, Boardman family correspondence and deeds, mortgages, and other
legal papers,including two letters from Boardman to Dr. Henry Spence.
Also, correspondence, business and legal papers concerning the Jennie
McGraw Fiske estate, including correspondence with Boardman pertaining to
Andrew Dickson White and Cornell University, and John McGraw.