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Guide to the Samuel Gilford Papers
1753-1951 (bulk 1753-1828)
  MS 249

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Collection processed by Processed by Matthew Murphy

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

Container List

Series I: Gilford Family, 1753-1909, undated

Scope and Contents note

This series contains business and personal papers related to the Gilford family from the mid 18th century up until the early 20th century, with the bulk being the mid eighteenth century to the mid 19th century. The papers concern subjects related to the shipping business of Samuel Gilford, as well as family bills and material related to the Gilford family's home and estate.

Subseries I: Correspondence, 1762-1828

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains both personal and business correspondence.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1762, 1789
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1790-1798
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1802-1809
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1815-1828

Subseries II: Business Records, 1753-1842, undated

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1753-1759
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1760-1765
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1766-1769
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1770-1779
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1782-1789
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1790-1799
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1800-1804
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1805-1812
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1815-1818
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1820-1824
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1836-1843
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Ship's Account Book, William & Mary
1759-1763
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Ship's Account Book, Cornelia
1763-1774
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Ship's Account Book, [ Cornelia?]
1765-1767
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Ship's Account Book, [ Cornelia?]
1768-1769
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Daybook
1784-1785
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Daybook
1785-1786
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Bills of Lading
1753-1762
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Bills of Lading
1763-1769
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Bills of Lading
1770-1811
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Bills of Lading
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Freight Lists
1755-1768
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Freight Lists
1800-1805
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Freight Lists
1806
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Freight Lists
1807-1811
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Passenger Lists
1805-1807
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Portage Bills, Seaman's Wages
1755, undated
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Warfage Book
1789-1790
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Ship's Log, William & Mary
1762
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Ship's Log, Cornelia
1766-1768
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Ship's Log, [ Cornelia?]
1768-1770
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Ship's Log, [Unknown]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Marine Insurance Policies
1759-1769
Box: 3 Folder : 8 Marine Insurance Policies
1770-1774
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Legal Documents
1753-1815
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Bills of Exchange
1774, 1802-1816
Box: 3 Folder : 11 Cashier's Checks
1795-1812
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Currency
1817-1826
Box: 3 Folder : 13 Promissory Notes
1793-1800
Box: 3 Folder : 14 Promissory Notes
1801-1819
Box: 3 Folder : 15 Miscellaneous Documents
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 16 Index Book
undated
Volume: 1 Folder : General Account Book
1772-1777
Volume: 2 Folder : Daybook
1784-1785
Volume: 3 Folder : Daybook
1796-1801
Volume: 4 Folder : Daybook
1801-1807
Volume: 5 Folder : Ledger
1808-1821
Volume: 6 Folder : Notes Made and Accepted
1817-1822
Volume: 7 Folder : Receipt Book
1794-1804
Volume: 8 Folder : Receipt Book
1822-1827

Subseries III: Family Financial Records, 1756-1843, undated

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 17 Slavery Documents
1760, 1763
Box: 3 Folder : 18 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1756-1774
Box: 3 Folder : 19 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1782-1789
Box: 3 Folder : 20 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1790-1798
Box: 3 Folder : 21 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
1802-1827
Box: 3 Folder : 22 Accounts, Bills, Receipts
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 23 New-York Marine Society Membership Dues
1788-1809
Box: 3 Folder : 24 Newspaper Subscription Receipts
1790-1843

Subseries IV: Property and Estate Records, 1783-1909, undated

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 25 Home Insurance Policies for 122 William St.
1798, 1812, 1843
Box: 3 Folder : 26 Rent Receipts
1821
Box: 3 Folder : 27 Property Assessments
1793-1840
Box: 3 Folder : 28 Estate of John Finglays
1783, 1805
Box: 3 Folder : 29 Estate of Jacob Tabele
1831
Box: 3 Folder : 30 Photographs and Clippings of 122 William Street
1889, 1909, undated
Box: 3 Folder : 31 Miscellaneous Property and Estate Documents
1827, 1868

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