6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Land speculation--Ohio.

  1. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  2. Short-Harrison-Symmes families papers, 1760-1878

    10,000 items ; 30 containers plus 1 oversize ; 12.4 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical material, and printed matter collected largely by John Cleves Short (1792-1864) and relating primarily to the financial interests of the Short, Harrison, and Symmes families, especially land and land speculation in Ohio.

  3. William Short papers, 1778-1853

    20,000 items ; 64 containers plus 5 oversize ; 26 linear feet ; 32 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.

  4. Russell & Co., Guangzhou, China, records, 1812-1894

    3,900 items ; 12 containers plus 4 oversize ; 5 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Trading house founded in 1819 by Samuel Russell in Guangzhou (Canton), China. Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to the company and its founder, Samuel Russell (1789-circa 1862), and members of his family.

  5. Parsons family papers, 1769-1878

    80 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Parsons family of Connecticut and Ohio. Correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, account book, printed matter, and other papers, chiefly of Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789), Continental Army officer; his son, Enoch Parsons (1769-1846), public official and banker of Middletown and Hartford, Connecticut; and Enoch's son, Samuel Holden Parsons (1800-1871), lawyer and banker of...

  6. Oliver Ellsworth family papers, 1762-1907

    900 items ; 9 containers ; 3.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate to the Continental Congress, United States senator, and chief justice of the Supreme Court. Correspondence, estate, family, financial, and legal papers, and printed matter documenting Ellsworth's personal life, career as a Connecticut lawyer and judge, and his bank and real estate ventures.