Hiram Putnam Papers
Hiram Putnam Papers, 1780-1885
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 56
The papers of Hiram Putnam and his wife Elizabeth Osgood. Includes correspondence, bills of lading related to the China trade (1823-1829) and other business documents; account books; and letters relating to his business and political interests in Syracuse, NY, especially those related to the public schools. There is also correspondence related to Dudley Post Phelps of a personal and religious nature and his poetry; copies of The Phelps record (Syracuse, N.Y., 1885), a genealogy of the Phelps family; and correspondence to Samuel Holten, related to the U.S. Continental Congress from John Avery, James Lovell and Azor Orne.
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