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Guide to the Giles Family Papers
1750-1851
 MS 248

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Description is in English.

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Title: The Giles Family Papers
Dates: 1750-1851
Abstract: The Giles Family Papers consists primarily of papers belonging to Aquila and Elizabeth Shipton Giles, their descendants, and their extended family, including correspondence, love letters between Aquila Giles and Elizabeth Shipton Giles, accounts, leases, surveys, commissions, bills, receipts, and notes. The majority of the correspondence covers the courtship of Aquila Giles and Elizabeth Shipton Giles during the American Revolution, but the collection also includes papers pertaining to Aquila Giles's military service and the business transactions of William Axtell, John Murray, and William Ogden, all of whom were related to the Giles family.
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Location note: Manuscript Cage
Call Phrase: MS 248