John Porteous letter book  1767-1769
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The Michigan collection contains a letter to Porteous, dated August 14, 1771.

The Business and Labor collection contains a financial record between Porteous and Nicholas Harkemer [Herkimer?], [1793].

The James Sterling letter book contains several letters to Porteous.

The Burton Historical Collection (Detroit Public Library), Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Herkimer County Historical Society, and New York State Library in Albany all have collections of John Porteous papers.


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