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Series IV: Documents And Legal Papers (1831-1874)

Series Description

Many forms of hand-written and printed documents are represented in this series, and include indentures, agreements, articles of association and agreement, deeds, receipts, sketches, official reports of corporations, announcements (as by railroad and telegraph companies), petitions, stock transfers, notice of legal proceedings, blueprints, small broadsides, hand-drawn maps, legislative bill announcements, lithographic drawings, drafts of speeches, hand-written copies of outgoing letters assembled for legal purposes, and many other kinds of material. Most of these pertain to Cornell's involvement with the telegraphic industry and the founding of the University; others concern New York State legislation and Cornell family matters.

Series Content

January 22, 1831 - November 23, 1842 (Box 66/Folder 1)

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November 24, 1842 - May 25, 1845 (Box 66/Folder 2)

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May 29, 1845 - April 1, 1846 (Box 66/Folder 3)

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April 6, 1846 - May 24, 1847 (Box 66/Folder 4)

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June 5, 1847 - November 1, 1847 (Box 66/Folder 5)

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March 7, 1848 - May 1, 1848 (Box 66/Folder 6)

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May 13, 1848 - February 18, 1850 (Box 66/Folder 7)

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March 25, 1850 - August 7, 1850 (Box 66/Folder 8)

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December 13, 1850 - January 21, 1853 (Box 66/Folder 9)

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January 22, 1853 - December 12, 1853 (Box 66/Folder 10)

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January 26, 1854 - November 28, 1854 (Box 66/Folder 11)

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December 18, 1854 - September 20, 1855 (Box 66/Folder 12)

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January 11, 1856 - September 22, 1858 (Box 66/Folder 13)

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October 15, 1858 - October 22, 1860 (Box 66/Folder 14)

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October 25, 1860 - October 25, 1862 (Box 66/Folder 15)

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November 4, 1862 - March 18, 1863 (Box 66/Folder 16)

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March 20, 1863 - January 13, 1864 (Box 66/Folder 17)

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January 29, 1864 - April 23, 1864 (Box 66/Folder 18)

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February 12, 1864 - April 18, 1865 (Box 67/Folder 1)

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April 25, 1864 - December 10, 1864 (Box 67/Folder 2)

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December 16, 1864 - March 22, 1865 (Box 67/Folder 3)

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March 25, 1865 - December 19, 1865 (Box 67/Folder 4)

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December 31, 1865 - April 24, 1866 (Box 67/Folder 5)

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May 1, 1866 - August 13, 1866 (Box 67/Folder 6)

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September 2, 1866 - June 7, 1867 (Box 67/Folder 7)

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September 1, 1867 - April 6, 1868 (Box 67/Folder 8)

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April 23, 1868 - September 24, 1868 (Box 67/Folder 9)

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October 19, 1868 - August 16, 1869 (Box 67/Folder 10)

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September 8, 1869 - December 14, 1870 (Box 67/Folder 11)

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January 11, 1871 - December, 1871 (Box 67/Folder 12)

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January, 1872 - May 3, 1873 (Box 67/Folder 13)

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January 27, 1873 - December 16, 1873 (Box 67/Folder 14)

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October 13, 1874 (Box 67/Folder 15)

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Miscellaneous documents collected and arranged as a discrete unit by members of the Cornell family; various dates. (Box 68/Folders 1-15)

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Drafts of speeches; agreements; and other documents; various dates. (Box 69/Folders 1-5)

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Undated documents. (Box 70/Folders 1-12)

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Insurance policies; mortgages; patents; Ezra Cornell's passport; and other documents; various dates. (Map Case II-8 /Folder 2)

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