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Guide to the James Harper Papers
 MS 284

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harper, James, 1795-1869
Title: James Harper Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1843-1855
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1844-1845
Abstract: James Harper (1795-1869) was one of the founders of the Harper & Brothers publishing company and served as the mayor of New York from 1844-1845. The collection is primarily correspondence written to Harper from his constituents during his term as mayor.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Call Phrase: MS 284