American Bible Society papers  1819-1855 (bulk 1828-1855)
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Title: John Atkinson papers
Creator: Atkinson, John, 1742-1823, Atkinson, George, and Atkinson family
Inclusive dates: 1742-1876
Bulk dates: 1812-1840
Extent: 265 items
Abstract:
This collection contains business and personal papers of John Atkinson and his family, with the bulk of the items documenting their postwar business ventures in commercial trade, land speculation, and investments in the Bellows Falls Canal Company. The letters also describe contemporary reactions of British merchants before, during, and after the Revolution; events in New York City during the War of 1812; and domestic and social situations of a prosperous nineteenth-century family.

Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu