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Sylvester Blood papers

MS-974
 Collection
Identifier: MS-974

Description

The papers of Sylvester Blood consist of receipts and itemized receipts, promissory notes, and itemized bills (many of which document New Hampshire liquor sales), as well as folio deeds, guardianship papers of Cyrus Blood, and handwritten correspondences between Sylvester Blood and family and friends in Lowell, MA. The papers document Blood’s personal life and financial affairs, as well as the local history and business of Orford, NH, and the significant role Lowell, MA, played in the economic and educational growth of many New Hampshire families.

The papers document the personal life and financial affairs of Sylvester Blood, as well as Orford, NH local history and business, and the significant role Lowell, Massachusetts, played in the economic and educational growth of many New Hampshire families of the time.

Dates

  • 1819 - 1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Sylvester Blood (1924-2003), farmer and liquor agent. Consist of receipts, promissory notes, itemized bills, legal documents, and handwritten correspondence, documenting Blood’s personal life and financial affairs.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA