Cook Family Papers,1795-1898

Collection Number: 4409

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cook family papers, 1795-1898.
Collection Number:
4409
Creator:
Cook family.
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Indentures, bonds, mortgage notes, farm survey maps, stock and financial reports, wills, newspapers, photographs, military records, political items, genealogical items, obituaries, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Indentures, bonds, mortgage notes, farm survey maps, stock and financial reports, wills, newspapers, and family photographs of various members of the Cook family of Kirkland, Oneida County, N.Y. Other documents are Chauncy Cook's army appointment and discharge papers and other personal papers including his mss. will; Constable Curtiss' expense list for serving warrants and subpoenas; political items; Cook family genealogical items; and obituaries for Cook and Hart family members.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Indentures, bonds, mortgage notes, farm survey maps, stock and financial reports, wills, newspapers, and family photographs of various members of the Cook family of Kirkland, Oneida County, N.Y. Other documents are Chauncy Cook's army appointment and discharge papers (1824-1828) and other personal papers including his mss. will (July 27, 1868); Constable Curtiss' expense list for serving warrants and subpoenas (1856); political items; Cook family genealogical items; and obituaries for Cook and Hart family members.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cook family.
Cook, Chauncy.
Hart family.

Subjects:
Family--New York (State)--Oneida County
Family--New York (State)--Kirkland.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographic prints.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cook family papers, #4409. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Land Indentures
Sept. 15 & 22, 1795
Box 1 Folder 2
Land Indenture (in fragments)
Feb. 25, 1805
Box 1 Folder 3
Manuscript Land Indenture between Thomas Hart, B.U. Smith, Henry McNeil and Josiah Cook.
Dec. 31, 1807
Box 1 Folder 4
Land Indentures. (Fragmented.)
Aug. 17, 1819, Oct. 22, 1841
Box 1 Folder 5
Appropriations to Colleges in New York State.
ca. 1812-1850
Box 1 Folder 6
Manuscript Will of Elisha Hills.
Apr. 25, 1822
Box 1 Folder 7
List of Contributors for the erection of a Parsonage in the Town of Augusta, N.Y. (Oneida County) for $1,000.
Mar. 2, 1825
Box 1 Folder 8
Map drawn and surveyed by Amos Osborn. (Fragmented.)
Nov. 21, 1826
Box 1 Folder 9
Mortgage Notes. Also, one Manuscript Land Division Document to various people mentioned.
Nov. 22, 1826
Box 1 Folder 10
Land Indenture between Rebecca and Winthrop Chandler and Chauncy C. Cook.
Feb. 23, 1836
Box 1 Folder 11
Two Bonds: Between Ira H. Hills and Chauncy C. Cook, and between Seth Hills and David L. Barton, Julius Candar and William Osborn.
Nov. 13, June 5, 1843
Box 1 Folder 12
Legacy of Elisha Hills and Polly Warrinner to Elisha S. Hills.
May 19, 1843
Box 1 Folder 13
Two Bonds, between Ira Hills and James Lumbard, and Sarah Gates and Chauncy C. Cook.
Apr. 14, 1843; Oct. 24, 1856
Box 1 Folder 14
Land Indentures.
Oct. 22, 1841; Mar. 26, 1844
Box 1 Folder 15
Farm Survey Map drawn by Gaius Butler.
Aug. 21, 1844
Box 1 Folder 16
Two Deeds: between Chauncy C. Cook and various people undersigned on the document.
Aug. 1, 1839
Box 1 Folder 17
Town of Kirkland Supervisor's Report.
1845
Box 1 Folder 18
Manuscript Stock and Financial Statements.
1848, 1853-1854
Box 1 Folder 19
Constable Horatio Curtiss' expense list for serving warrants and subpoenas.
1856
Box 1 Folder 20
Records and other papers of Chauncy C. Cook.
1824-1865
Box 1 Folder 21
Chauncy C. Cook's Will. (He died Apr. 1867.) Death Certificate and cemetery deed are also enclosed.
July 27, 1868
Box 1 Folder 22
Esther E. Cook's Will. (Mother of Elisha H. Cook, Frances [Fanny] Cook and Marion E. Hart.) Other Hart family items are enclosed.
May 26, 1872
Box 1 Folder 23
Cook Family Genealogy.
Box 1 Folder 24
Newspapers.
1842-1860, 1888, 1898
Box 1 Folder 25
Obituaries.
Box 1 Folder 26
Political Items.
1851-1854
Box 2
One 2" letter box of Cook, Miller and Hart family photographs, including some original pressed flowers, Grandmother Cook's needlecase, an original pen and ink sketch of a Dickens character dated Jan. 23, 1914, and "Attic School" children.