Elias W. Cady Papers,1801-1857.

Collection Number: 2399

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Elias W. Cady papers, 1801-1857.
Collection Number:
2399
Creator:
Cady, Elias W.,
Quantity:
54 items.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, legal and financial documents, and manuscripts.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters to Cady and deeds, receipts, inventories, sermons, and poems.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Farmer.
Farmer in Dryden, New York and New York assemblyman, 1850 and 1857.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Letters to Cady relate to sheep raising, wool sales, lumbering, farm machinery, land sales, legislative issues including civil and criminal codes, free common schools, an agricultural college, the Sodus Canal, telegraphy, temperance, and family matters. There are also deeds, receipts, inventories, sermons, and poems. Correspondents include Jedediah Barber, Ezra Cornell, John McGraw, Henry W. Sage, Josiah B. Williams, and others.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cady, Elias W., 1792-
Barber, Jedediah, 1787-1876.
Barber, Jedediah, 1787-1876
Cornell, Ezra, 1807-1874.
Cornell, Ezra, 1807-1874
McGraw, John, 1815-1877.
McGraw, John, 1815-1877
Sage, Henry W. (Henry Williams), 1814-1897.
Sage, Henry W. (Henry Williams), 1814-1897
Williams, Josiah B. (Josiah Butler), 1810-1883.
Williams, Josiah B. (Josiah Butler), 1810-1883

Subjects:
Agricultural colleges.
Canals.
Logging.
Lumbering.
Real property, Exchange of.
Sheep.
Telegraph.
Temperance.
Agricultural colleges
Canals
Logging
Lumbering
Political science
Real property, Exchange of
Sheep
Telegraph
Temperance

Places:
Dryden (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- Politics and government.
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Dryden

Form and Genre Terms:
Deeds.
Inventories.
Poems.
Sermons.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Elias W. Cady papers, #2399. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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