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Ketchum, William 1798-1876

Overview
Works: 12 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 249 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E99.M8, 970.00497
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Most widely held works by William Ketchum
William Ketchum letters : to M. Fillmore by William Ketchum( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters written to Millard Fillmore, president of the Buffalo Historical Society, in support of Ketchum's claim that Buffalo was named for the bison that once ranged as far east as Buffalo Creek. The first letter was sent in response to a letter by N.T. Strong, printed in the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser; the second presents additional evidence in support of Ketchum's theory, in response to remarks by "Mr. Shea" regarding the first letter
Mortgage : John Scott to William Ketchum by William Ketchum( )
1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerns sale of inner lot 37 on the west side of Main St., sold by John Scott to William Ketchum
City of Buffalo deeds ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Deeds for Outer Lot 144 from Innis B. Palmer to William L. Cande, 17 Dec. 1816; for Outer Lot 18 from Joseph Clary to George Snider, 21 May 1831; for Outer Lot 143 from Sheldon Thompson to Joseph Copperthwait, Thomas Dunlop and Herman Cope, 1 Apr. 1840; and for Inner Lot 37 from Charles F. Miller to William Ketchum, 8 Mar. 1851
Records by N.Y.) Western Literary and Scientifick Academy (Buffalo( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mostly legal papers and receipts concerning funding and acquisition of land for the academy. Includes an address to the Buffalo Common Council, 4 Oct. 1837, proposing the donation of the old village cemetery property on Delaware Street for a boys' academy and a girls' seminary; a list of desks and other school equipment auctioned in 1838, and leases for operation of the academy to Charles Bishop, 1 Nov. 1830, and to Cyrus M. Fay, 1 Apr. 1840
Memorial of George Coit by William Ketchum( )
1 edition published in 1865 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Nathaniel T. Strong account, letters, and lecture by Nathaniel T Strong( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Includes Strong's account of his expenses while on the business of the Seneca Nation, 1849-1851; two letters written by Strong to G.H. Salisbury and William Ketchum in 1863, on the origin of Buffalo's name; Strong's lecture on Red Jacket, 29 Dec. 1863; and a letter written by Strong, 31 Oct. 1871, to N.K. Hall, president of the Buffalo Historical Society, about Blacksnake, a war chief of the Wolf Clan of the Seneca tribe of Indians. The letter was written just before W.H. Greene and N.K. Hall donated a portrait of Blacksnake by Lars G. Sellstedt to the Buffalo Historical Society. Attached to the Strong letter is Sellstedt's receipt, 27 Apr. 1871, for sale of the painting
Origin of the name of the city of Buffalo by William Ketchum( Book )
1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter : Buffalo, to J.A. Barker, Albany by William Ketchum( )
1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
ALS, concerning appointment of a canal collector in Buffalo
 
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English (49)