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Draper manuscripts: Potter family papers, 1747-1807.

Author: John Potter; James Potter; Lyman Copeland Draper
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Original papers of three members of a prominent early family in central Pennsylvania: John Potter, a businessman with Indian traders and sheriff in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; his son, James, a military officer and deputy surveyor for state lands in Northumberland County; and the latter's son, also named James, a lieutenant colonel of militia in 1795 and an associate county judge in 1800. Included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
Named Person: Andrew Montour; George Croghan; William Trent; William Cocke; Andrew Gregg; William Bonham; William P Brady; William Cathcart; Nicholas V Cortlandt; James Hanna; Samuel Hunter; Jonathon Kelly; William Maclay; Thomas McKean; Robert McKim; William Maxwell; William Patterson, Sr.; William Patterson, Jr.; Timothy Pickering; James Poe; Joseph Reed; William Shaw; Robert Smith; James Stewart; James Witherspoon; John Armstrong; George Washington; William Hanna
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Potter; James Potter; Lyman Copeland Draper
OCLC Number: 145787347
Notes: Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The Draper Manuscripts consist of fifty collections, sometimes referred to as fifty "series," under the one overarching title. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview on the Wisconsin Historical Society website, and the "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts" by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.
Description: 0.2 c.f. (1 volume)
Other Titles: Draper Mss PP.

Abstract:

Original papers of three members of a prominent early family in central Pennsylvania: John Potter, a businessman with Indian traders and sheriff in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; his son, James, a military officer and deputy surveyor for state lands in Northumberland County; and the latter's son, also named James, a lieutenant colonel of militia in 1795 and an associate county judge in 1800. Included are correspondence, financial records, militia records, family records, and legal records.

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