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Includes 24 scrapbooks and 12 notebooks compiled by Mulks, including notes on the settlement, migration, and treaties of Indians; Caroline, New York, slave population; local folklore; histories of many prominent families of Tompkins County, including the Ellis, Meddaugh (Middaugh), Mandeville, Mulks, Cornell, DeWitt, Speed, Thomas, and Cantine families; personal material; and notes on many other topics. Also, biographical sketch of Charles F. Mulks by Jane P. M. Vaughn (1975); photograph of Mulks; documents concerning the acqusition of land in the towns of Caroline (1800-38) and Ulysses (1833), New York; promissory notes, Dutchess County (1799, 1809); Erie Canal Directory and Rate Schedule (1847); internal revenue licenses (1860s); Phillips family estate settlement papers; and Thomas family genealogical data.

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