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Guide to the Gouverneur Morris, Jr. Papers
1835-1879 (bulk 1850-1860)
 MS 427

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 01, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series VII: Central Iowa Air Line, 1857-1860

Scope and Contents note

This series includes contractual and financial information regarding the building of the Central Iowa Air Line and Railroad. Gouverneur Morris, Jr. appears to be an investor in the railroad as well as a developer through Morris, Reed, Bishop & Company. Most of the series consists of contracts and agreements with Morris or Morris, Reed, Bishop & Company regarding the building of the railroad. The small amount of incoming and outgoing correspondence relates to stock of the railroad.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 25 Contracts and Agreements
1857-1858
Box: 3 Folder : 26 Correspondence
1857-1864
Box: 3 Folder : 27 Accounts, Bills, and Receipts
1857-1860

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