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|Named Person:||Willoughby Allerton; Thomas Armat; John Bull; Jonathan Dayton; Silas Deane; Isaac Hite; James McKim; Charles Josephus Nourse; Mary Nourse; Nourse family.|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Elias Boudinot; Elisha Boyd; Daniel Brodhead; Jonathan Dayton; William Gillis; Anthony Highmore; Joseph Nourse; William Cooke Pease; Peter B Porter
|Description:||approximately 100 items.|
|Other Titles:||Nourse family papers|
The papers also include a copy of a survey, 1783, recorded by Isaac Hite, for 1000 acres of land in Fayette County, Ky.; records, 1804, concerning a dispute between Joseph Nourse and Isaac Hite over land in Jefferson County, Va.; papers, 1788-1829, of Joseph Nourse, regarding John Bull, lands belonging to his wife, Mary Nourse, Revolutionary War claims, and the sale of a house in Washington, D.C., belonging to James McKim.
The papers also include a copy, 1799, of an indenture, 1797, transferring land in Montgomery County, Md., and Georgetown, D.C. to Thomas Armat; a letter, 30 July 1800, from Elias Boudinot, Philadelphia, Pa., to Joseph Nourse, Washington, D.C., soliciting a subscription for publications of the Presbyterian Church; and a letter, 28 July 1800, from Jonathon Dayton, Elizabeth, N.J., regarding debts accrued by Dayton while serving as Speaker of the House.
The papers also include legal documents, 1804-1805, of Elisha Boyd, including a British writ of dedimus potestatem and procedural instructions signed by Anthony Highmore, regarding land in London transferred to Joseph Nourse; and power of attorney, 15 Septmber 1808, of London merchants Coxe & Meilan, appointing Josph and Charles Josephus Nourse to act as their agents in the United States.
The papers also include an account, 1827-1828, of William Gilliss with the U.S. Indian Trade Department; a letter 27 July 1832, from Peter B. Porter, Black Rock, N.Y., to Charles Josephus Nourse, Georgetown, D.C., regarding legal matters; and powers of attorney, 1841-1844, one wittnessed by William Cooke Pease, appointing Charles Josephus Nourse to act as agent for members of the U.S. Revenue-Cutter Service in claims against the United States.
The papers also include a petition, ca. 1844, for the relief of U.S. Revenue-Cutter Service members who served in Florida and the West Indies during 1836-1838; a memorial, n.d., requesting the establishment of a bank to serve Georgetown and Alexandria, D.C.; clippings, ca. 1861-1865, describing naval battles during the Civil War; and a drawing, n.d., of an unidentified house.
- Allerton, Willoughby -- Estate.
- Armat, Thomas, -- 1748-1831.
- Bull, John, -- -1824.
- Coxe of Meilan.
- Dayton, Jonathan, -- 1760-1824 -- Finance, Personal.
- Deane, Silas, -- 1737-1789.
- Hite, Isaac, -- approximately 1757-1836.
- McKim, James, -- 1767-1814.
- Nourse, Charles Josephus, -- 1786-1851.
- Nourse, Mary.
- Nourse family.
- United States. -- Congress. -- House -- Speakers -- History.
- United States. -- Department of the Treasury -- Officials and employees.
- United States. -- Indian Trade Department.
- United States. -- Revenue-Cutter Service.
- Banks and banking -- Washington (D.C.) -- History.
- Decedents' estates -- Virginia -- Westmoreland County.
- Dwellings -- United States.
- Fayette County (Ky.) -- History.
- Foreign ministers -- Salaries, etc. -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
- Jefferson County (W. Va.) -- History.
- London (England) -- History -- 19th century.
- Montgomery County (Md.) -- History -- 18th century.
- Northampton County (Pa.) -- History -- 18th century.
- Presbyterian Church -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Religious newspapers and periodicals -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Claims.
- Washington (D.C.) -- History.
- Westmoreland County (Va.) -- History -- 18th century.