Farmers' Loan And Trust Company Records,1829-1866.

Collection Number: 659

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Farmers' Loan and Trust Company records, 1829-1866.
Collection Number:
659
Creator:
Farmers' Loan and Trust Company.
Quantity:
2.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Microfilm, maps, financial and Legal documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes material relating to the business. Also, accounts for the Batavia and Buffalo Land Offices, and other material pertaining to Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties, New York. Microfilm covers correspondence of the presidents of the company.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Farmers' Loan and Trust Company became Citibank of New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes abstracts of titles, agreements of sale and articles of trust, copies of the deeds and the contract schedules used to transfer title, detailed maps of townships where the transfers took place, resolutions by officers of the company, powers of attorney to company agents, schedules of land and of mortgage foreclosures, bills of cost, accounts of cattle received in payments on mortgages, and other material relating to the business. Also, accounts for the Batavia and Buffalo Land Offices, land tables for the Batavia Land Office, and other material pertaining to Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties, New York. Microfilm covers correspondence of the presidents of the company; correspondents include Horatio Seymour, Erastus Corning, James S. Wadsworth, August Belmont, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and many others.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Farmers' Loan and Trust Company.
Belmont, August, 1813-1890.
Belmont, August, 1813-1890
Corning, Erastus
Corning, Erastus.
Seymour, Horatio
Seymour, Horatio.
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1794-1877.
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1794-1877
Wadsworth, James S.
Wadsworth, James S.
Batavia Land Office.
Batavia Land Office.
Buffalo Land Office.

Subjects:
Land trusts -- New York (State)
Real property -- Exchange of.
Foreclosures -- New York (State)
Banks and banking -- New York (State) -- Cattaraugus County.
Banks and banking -- New York (State) -- Allegany County.
Agriculture -- History.
Mortgages -- New York (State)
Trust companies -- Real estate investments -- New York (State)
Commercial finance companies -- New York (State)
Financial institutions -- New York (State)
Real estate investment -- New York (State)
Land tenure -- New York (State)
Powers of attorney -- New York (State)
Real property -- Valuation -- New York (State)
Land titles -- New York (State)
Agriculture
Banks and banking
Commercial finance companies
Financial institutions
Land tenure
Land titles
Land trusts
Mortgages
Real estate investment
Real property, Exchange of
Real property -- Valuation
Trust companies -- Real estate investments

Places:
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Allegany County
New York (State) -- Cattaraugus County

Form and Genre Terms:
Abstracts.
Deeds.
Mortgages.
History


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Farmers' Loan and Trust Company records, #659. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

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