John Stevens Cabot Abbott autograph book  1851-1860 (bulk 1851-1853)
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   Container / Location    Title
Box   1  
Journal of David Berdan, Sr.,  October 15, 1819-March 26, 1820 [series]: (254 pp.)
Detailing the exploration of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois on behalf of the New York Emigration Society, With a colored, topographical map of surveyed part of Illinois along the east side of the Illinois River from its mouth to the Spoon River. Shows range and township lines in early versions of Madison and Bond counties. Forested river valleys shown by color.
 
David Berdan Jr. correspondence [series]:
Box   1 Folder   1
 October 27, 1821-February 18, 1823
Box   1 Folder   2
April 13, 1824-July 25, 1824
Box   1 Folder   3
 September 2, 1824-November 7, 1824
Box   1 Folder   4
 December 13, 1824-March 18, 1825
Box   1 Folder   5
 May 13, 1825-June 19, 1825
Box   1 Folder   6
 August 9, 1825-January 10, 1826
Box   1 Folder   7
 Undated
 
James Berdan correspondence and manuscripts [series]:
Box   1 Folder   8
 March 18, 1826-November 22, 1827
Box   1 Folder   9
 March 13, 1827-December 18, 1828
Box   1 Folder   10
 January 14, 1830-August 7, 1847
Box   1 Folder   11
 January 10, 1854-August 9, 1857
Box   1 Folder   12
 Undated
 
Material by other authors [series]:
Box   1 Folder   13
Resolution of the New York Emigration Society authorizing the journey of David Berdan, Sr., George Nixon, and Isaac Roe October 12, 1819.
 
License to practice law to Pierre Munro Irving from the State of New York October, 29  1824
 
Letter from A. H. Everett to Daivd Berdan Jr.   July 5, 1826
 
Letter from Pierre Irving to Peter Berdan with the details of David Berdan Jr.’s death   August 29, 1827
Box   1 Folder   14
Seward, William H. "Memoir of David Berdan read before the Adelphic Society of Union College"   July 21, 1828 ( 41 pp.)
Box   1 Folder   15
Letter from Jack Storer, to Rachel Berdan Root describing the death of her sister Margaret Irving   October 9, 1832
 
Deed in the name of James Taylor, for land in Morgan County, Illinois   May 20, 1833
Box   1 Folder   16
An illustrated pamphlet detailing the history of the “House of Berdan” a banking business run by the Berdan family in Toledo, Ohio
 
Miscellaneous material