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Perkins, Simon 1771-1844

Overview
Works: 34 works in 45 publications in 1 language and 348 library holdings
Genres: Surveys  History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Archives  Diaries  Registers (Lists)  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 320.9771
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Most widely held works by Simon Perkins
Facts and arguments submitted to the General Assembly of the State of Ohio in favor of locating the new penitentiary at Akron( Book )

1 edition published in 1861 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facts in relation to the seat of justice of the county of Summit by Rufus P Spalding( Book )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund by Ohio( Book )

1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John A. Rockwell papers by John A Rockwell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Also included the correspondence of the Perkins and Tisdale families, including Rockwell's father-in-law Joseph Perkins (d. 1832), a Revolutionary war soldier, Major of Connecticut militia, physician, and businessman, Simon Perkins, John Tisdale, Elkahan Tisdale, and others. The correspondence deals chiefly with the properties in Connecticut and the Western Reserve
Papers by Simon Perkins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, land agreements, promissory notes, powers of attorney, deeds, field books, surveys, financial accounts, receipts, ledgers, daybooks, and other papers, relating to Perkins' career as surveyor and general land agent for the Erie Land Company. Includes account books and business papers of his sons Henry B., Jacob, and Joseph Perkins, and his grandson Jacob Bishop Perkins
Papers by Simon Perkins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, Sept. 1, 1829, Feb. 16 and April 30, 1842, from Simon Perkins, Warren, O., to William Leffingwell, New Haven, Conn., and J.G.W. Trumbull, Norwich, Conn., relative to land speculation and prices in Ohio and the election of Joshua R. Giddings
Lemuel Punderson papers by Lemuel Punderson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of correspondence, contracts and deeds to land in the Western Reserve, powers of attorney, and receipts. Also includes some correspondence from Amzi Atwater, Benjamin Dwight, Asa Gilbert, Silas Hotchkiss, Andrew Hull, Jared Kirtland, Turhand Kirtland, William Lattimore, Charles Parker, Robert B. Parkman, and Simon Perkins
Report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund, Jan. 7, 1833 by Ohio( Book )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Walworth family papers by Walworth family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of correspondence, financial records, legal records, official documents, architectural drawings and various ephemera. Contains detailed correspondence concerning land transactions for the Connecticut Land Company; records of the post offices of Painesville, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio; records of the Port of Cuyahoga; records of the Circuit Court of Geauga County, Ohio, Corporation of the Village of Cleveland, and the Cleveland School House; records of the Cleveland Branch of the Erie Bank of Pennsylvania; land valuations and tax lists for Cleveland and the Fire Lands; and legal records of Litchfield County, Connecticut, and New London County, Connecticut. Correspondents include William Eldredge, Frederick Miner, Gideon Granger, Calvin Pease, Samuel Huntington, David Abbott, Nathaniel Ledyard, Lewis Cass, Oliver Phelps, Charles P. Barnum, Lewis Morgan, and Oliver Forward. A calendar of correspondents is included in the register to the collection. Insight into the social relations of the Walworths and their relations, including the Dunlap, Beattie, Strickland, Keyes, Wren, and Avery families, is seen through the correspondence between the women in the Walworth family
Zalmon Fitch papers by Zalmon Fitch( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, contracts, surveys, financial calculations, tax records, receipts, promissory notes, sight drafts, insurance policies, powers of attorney, and miscellaneous legal papers, relating to Fitch's activities as a land agent; records of the Bank of Cleveland and the Western Reserve Bank; correspondence concerning the Banks of Geauga, Geneva, Orleans, and St. Clair, the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad, and the Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati Railroad; correspondence and transactions of Simon Perkins, Elihu Spencer, and William Williams; and copies of letters, a will, affidavits, and an essay pertaining to John Fitch, inventor of the steamboat
War of 1812 : collection of papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence relating to various military and political aspects of the War of 1812, and records of the 4th Division, Ohio Militia, including payroll lists, petitions, court-martial proceedings, surgeon's inventories, and quartermaster reports. Correspondents include Ensign Church, David Clendenin, W.W. Colgreave, Peter Hitchcock, Return J. Meigs, and Simon Perkins
Papers by Perkins family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Joseph Perkins' papers include business correspondence, building construction contracts, land, tenement, and office leases, financial statements and business records, maps and surveys, cancelled land contracts and cancelled checks. Jacob Perkins' papers include voluminous correspondence, and accounts and receipts of business affairs. Jacob Bishop Perkins' papers include correspondence, legal papers, contracts, deeds, leases, maps, and surveys, all pertaining primarily to his affairs as a real estate owner and builder in Cleveland. Other family papers include school books, letter books, estate papers, genealogical information, a scrapbook on the early settlement of the Western Reserve, business papers of Joseph's son Douglas and a Civil War diary by another son Charles. Also included are photographs, diaries, trip journals, correspondence from Simon and Nancy Perkins, financial journals, ledgers and account books of Stephen E. Brooks, as well as material relating to the Cleveland, Warren & Pittsburgh RR, the Chicago, Danville & Vincennes RR, the Cleveland Female Seminary, the Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners, the Hill Clutch Co. and the Walker Mfg. Co
Abraham Tappan papers by Abraham Tappan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence relating to land transactions, surveys and politics in the Western Reserve; and field notes made by Tappan while surveying Henry Champion's land in Concord Township, the road from the Muskingum River to Lake Erie, the road from the mouth of the Grand River to Warren, Ohio, and areas west of the Cuyahoga River and north of the Tuscarawas River
War of 1812 : collection of papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists primarily of accounts between the United States and various military paymasters, 1812-1815, mostly signed by Lieut. David Clendenin, paymaster, Poland, Ohio. Includes correspondence, regimental orders, muster, regiment, and pay rolls, newspaper clippings, and lists of soldiers in various companies (including rolls of 18 companies stationed in Massachusetts and a roll of Vermont militiamen)
Papers by Samuel Huntington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court and Governor of Ohio. Personal, business, and political correspondence; land deeds; township maps; and clippings, relating to Huntington's family, his college and law careers in Connecticut, emigration to Ohio, militia activities, road building, canals, public improvements, Indians, settlement, Ohio Territorial government, U.S. Supreme Court cases, politics, War of 1812, and Huntington's gubernatorial term and court career
Letter book : Springfield, Mass by Simon Perkins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter book of the Springfield office of Perkins & Brown (John), wool merchants. Contains 217 ALS dating from May 23 to September 28, 1849; five ALS dating from 1851-1852; and two cancelled drafts on the Western Reserve Bank dated 1834
Papers by Ethan Allen Brown( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Indiana state legislator, governor of Ohio, U.S. Senator, and U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Brazil. Correspondence relating to land transactions, Burr-Blennerhassett conspiracy, Indiana, and Brown's elections as Ohio governor and U.S. Senate. Also gubernatorial constituent correspondence; comments on popular concerns; routine departmental and administrative correspondence; and papers concerning Brown's career in the U.S. Senate, re. canals, public improvements, and politics
Walworth family papers by Walworth family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of correspondence, financial records, legal records, official documents, architectural drawings and various ephemera. Contains detailed correspondence concerning land transactions for the Connecticut Land Company; records of the post offices of Painesville, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio; records of the Port of Cuyahoga; records of the Circuit Court of Geauga County, Ohio, Corporation of the Village of Cleveland, and the Cleveland School House; records of the Cleveland Branch of the Erie Bank of Pennsylvania; land valuations and tax lists for Cleveland and the Fire Lands; and legal records of Litchfield County, Connecticut, and New London County, Connecticut. Correspondents include William Eldredge, Frederick Miner, Gideon Granger, Calvin Pease, Samuel Huntington, David Abbott, Nathaniel Ledyard, Lewis Cass, Oliver Phelps, Charles P. Barnum, Lewis Morgan, and Oliver Forward. A calendar of correspondents is included in the register to the collection. Insight into the social relations of the Walworths and their relations, including the Dunlap, Beattie, Strickland, Keyes, Wren, and Avery families, is seen through the correspondence between the women in the Walworth family
Annual report of the Canal Fund Commissioners by Ohio( Book )

1 edition published in 1831 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Simon Perkins American settler

Languages
English (42)