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Guide to the King Family Papers
1754-1908
 MS 350

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Series II: General Family Materials, 1803-1900

Scope and Contents note

Series II contains voluminous genealogical material, much in the form of repetitious handwritten notations and handwritten family trees. There are also inventories of personal property, memorabilia, such as visiting cards, drawings, newspapers, clippings, and photographs. There are documents relating to Rufus King's notes on the following: an act to provide for certain surviving officers and soldiers of the Revolutionary Army (1817), and the admission of Illinois and Missouri to the United States (1818). There are also biographical/obituary materials for John Alsop King (1817 - 1900) and James Cowles Fisher (1756 - 1840).

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Rufus King: Financial and Legal Documents
1803-1820
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Rufus King: H.R. 8 "A Bill to Provide for Certain Surviving Officers and Soldiers of the Revolutionary Army" (Draft)
1817
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Rufus King: Notes on the Bills for the Admission of the States of Missouri and Illinois
1818
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Memorial on Behalf of Archibald Gracie
1817
Box: 3 Folder : 8 James Cowles Fisher: "Memorandum of my Birth and Connections"
1832
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Charles Ray King: Passport
1834
Box: 3 Folder : 10 James Gore King: Daniel Webster Speech Notes
1835
Box: 3 Folder : 11 Historical and Geneological Notes on the King Family and Descendents
1755-1900, undated
Box: 3 Folder : 12 Geneological Charts of King Descendents
1891
Box: 3 Folder : 13 Papers Concerning the Death of John Alsop King
1900, undated

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