Herbert And Dorothy Metzger, Collectors, Family Papers,1814-1883.
Collection Number: 1822
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Herbert and Dorothy Metzger, collectors, family papers, 1814-1883.
1.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, legal and financial documents, and printed materials.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Business and personal papers of the North and related families of Walton and Unadilla, New York.
Collection material in English
Business and personal papers of the North and related families of Walton and Unadilla, New York; included are correspondence and accounts of Mary North (1814-66) and her first husband, Roswell Wright (1816-30); estate and guardianship papers; and personal correspondence (1833-56). Papers of Dr. Henry E. Bartlett, Mary North's second husband, a physician and Democratic politician, include letters, resolutions, and reports concerning his chairmanship of the New York State Senate railroad committee; correspondence, notices, reports, monthly statements, landing permits, immigrants' bonds, quarantine instructions, and other papers relating to his appointment as Health Officer of the Port of New York (1854-55); reminiscences of Bartlett's early life in Massachusetts and Stanstead, Quebec, and his early years of medical study; his notes of Dr. Valentine Mott's medical lectures (1826); papers concerning business ventures in which the Wrights or Bartletts were interested; and numerous bills, accounts, and related items.
Also, one volume of farm accounts, inventory, and property appraisal of the Casper Metzgar (Metzger) estate; correspondence, legal documents, specifications, and accounts pertaining to the financing , construction, and subsequent ownership of a bridge built across the Susquehanna by the Sidney Bridge Company (1823-53); papers concerning the sale of Delaware and Otsego County butter by Camp and Welles, New York City produce commission merchants; correspondence, right-of-way contracts, and other legal papers of the New York and Oswego Midland Railroad (1868-71); and miscellaneous pamphlets, broadsides, and other printed materials.
Bartlett, Henry E.
Mott, Valentine, 1785-1865.
Camp and Welles.
New York & Oswego Midland Railroad.
New York (State). Senate. Railroad Committee.
Port of New York Authority.
Sidney Bridge Company.
Families -- New York (State) -- Walton.
Families -- New York (State) -- Unadilla.
Bridges -- New York (State)
Butter trade -- New York (State)
Emigration and immigration.
Medicine -- Study and teaching.
Public health -- New York (State) -- New York.
Railroads -- New York State.
New York (State) -- Politics and government.
New York (State)
New York (State) -- New York
New York (State) -- Unadilla
New York (State) -- Walton
Form and Genre Terms:
Herbert and Dorothy Metzger, collectors, family papers, #1822. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
All the material in the collection may not be covered by this guide.