Fonds MCC25 - Smith and Morehouse family

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Smith and Morehouse family

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CA CC MCC25

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  • 1787-1914 (Creation)
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    Smith and Morehouse (family)

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90 cm of textual records

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(1800 - n.d.)

Biographical history

This fonds consists of documents gathered by Judith Smith Morehouse, her family relatives, and their descendants. Richard Smith's documents pertain to his activities as a landowner and include mortgages, deeds, leases, agreements, and bonds. His estate documents include correspondence, account books, timber transactions, and receipts. All documents date between 1800-1836. Judith Smith Morehouse's materials date from 1834-1856, and include indentures, leases, bonds, record books, agreements, and family correspondence. Smith family documents, dated 1787-1835, contain legal materials and account information related to Jacob, Benjamin, John, Oliver, and Sidney Smith.

Frederick Morehouse's documents consist of bonds, indentures, mortgages, and business correspondence dating from 1826-1843. Morehouse family documents consist of legal and financial papers belonging to Charles, Daniel, George, Henry, and John Morehouse, dated 1822-1837.

The related Dibblee family's documents contain legal papers consisting of deeds, leases, business correspondence, and John Dibblee's 1856-1858 diary. Beardsley family documents contain legal, correspondence, and account information, 1834-1850. Maps show Sussex, NB; the Pacific Ocean; Westmoreland; Connell Street, NB; and the plot of land leased to Jeremiah M. Connell by Judith Smith.

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"This fonds consists of documents gathered by Judith Smith Morehouse, her family relatives, and their descendants. Richard Smith's documents pertain to his activities as a landowner and include mortgages, deeds, leases, agreements, and bonds. His estate documents include correspondence, account books, timber transactions, and receipts. All documents date between 1800-1836. Judith Smith Morehouse's materials date from 1834-1856, and include indentures, leases, bonds, record books, agreements, and family correspondence. Smith family documents, dated 1787-1835, contain legal materials and account information related to Jacob, Benjamin, John, Oliver, and Sidney Smith.

Frederick Morehouse's documents consist of bonds, indentures, mortgages, and business correspondence dating from 1826-1843. Morehouse family documents consist of legal and financial papers belonging to Charles, Daniel, George, Henry, and John Morehouse, dated 1822-1837.

The related Dibblee family's documents contain legal papers consisting of deeds, leases, business correspondence, and John Dibblee's 1856-1858 diary. Beardsley family documents contain legal, correspondence, and account information, 1834-1850. Maps show Sussex, NB; the Pacific Ocean; Westmoreland; Connell Street, NB; and the plot of land leased to Jeremiah M. Connell by Judith Smith."

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  • English

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