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Guide to the Giles Family Papers
1750-1851
 MS 248

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Collection processed by Processed by Susan E. Burke

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 25, 2011
Description is in English.

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Series 3: Legal Documents, 1750-1841

Scope and Contents note

Series 3 consists primarily of documents pertaining to the business and land dealing of Aquila Giles, William Axtell, the Ogden family, and the Murray family. This includes an indenture made between Aquila Giles and his son, William Axtell Giles in 1810 and also documents witnessed by Aquila Giles in his capacity as a lawyer. This series also contains a survey of land on the Susquehana River owned by Aquila Giles, pension information pertaining to Aquila Giles, a document asserting the legitimacy of the marriage between Aquila Giles and Elizabeth Shipton Giles, and George Washington Giles's certificate of admittance by the Bar of New York.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 32 Legal documents pertaining to William Axtell
1763-1787
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Legal documents pertaining to Aquila Giles
1795-1817
Box: 1 Folder : 34 Legal documents pertaining to George Washington Giles
1838
Box: 1 Folder : 35 Legal document pertaining to Elizabeth Ogden Giles
1841
Box: 1 Folder : 36 Legal documents pertaining to the Ogden family
1763-1815
Box: 1 Folder : 37 Legal documents pertaining to John and Hannah Murray
1808-1822
Box: 1 Folder : 38 Assorted mortgages, leases, and other legal documents
1750-1825
Box: 1 Folder : 39 Survey of land belonging to Aquila Giles
1787
Box: 1 Folder : 40 List of papers belonging to the estate of Jacob Giles
1817
Box: 1 Folder : 41 Pension information pertaining to Aquila Giles
1818
Box: 1 Folder : 42 George Washington Giles's admittance to the Bar of New York
1824
Box: 1 Folder : 43 Proof of marriage between Aquila Giles and Elizabeth Shipton Giles
Undated

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