Masters-Taylor-Wilbur papers  1796-1857
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Title: Masters-Taylor-Wilbur papers
Creator: Masters family, Taylor family, and Wilbur family
Inclusive dates: 1796-1857
Extent: 2 linear feet
The Masters-Taylor-Wilbur papers are the personal and business letters of an extended family in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C. Of special interest are a group of letters between former slave Matthew Matthews and Mary F. Spence (the owner of his six children), and between Francis Markoe, Jr., and Jeremiah Wilbur, who helped Matthews purchase his children's freedom.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
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