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BOX 1-52 REEL 1-22 Bound Correspondence and Other Papers, 1778-1849
Official and general correspondence in bound volumes, including some copies of letters sent, and business papers and related material.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 1 REEL 1 1778, July 8-1787, Jan. 7
BOX 2 REEL 1 1787, Jan. 8-June 24
BOX 3 REEL 1 1787, June 25-1788, Feb. 12
BOX 4 REEL 2 1788, Feb. 13-1789, June 30
BOX 5 REEL 2 1789, July 1-Dec. 28
BOX 6 REEL 3 1789, Dec. 29-1790, Apr. 11
BOX 7 REEL 3 1790
BOX 7 REEL 3 Apr. 12-June 25
BOX 8 REEL 3-4 June 26-Aug. 20
BOX 9 REEL 4 Aug. 21-Oct. 20
BOX 10 REEL 4 Oct. 21-Dec. 5
BOX 11 REEL 5 1790, Dec. 6-1791, Jan. 15
BOX 12 REEL 5 1791
BOX 12 REEL 5 Jan. 16-Feb. 17
BOX 13 REEL 5 Feb. 18-Apr. 13
BOX 14 REEL 6 Apr. 14-June 7
BOX 15 REEL 6 June 8-July 22
BOX 16 REEL 6 July 23-Sept. 13
BOX 17 REEL 7 Sept. 14-Nov. 24
BOX 18 REEL 7 1791 Nov. 25-1792, Jan. 25 See also Oversize
BOX 19 REEL 7 1792
BOX 19 REEL 7 Jan. 26-May 1
BOX 20 REEL 8 May 12-Aug. 16
BOX 21 REEL 8 Aug. 17-Oct. 22
BOX 22 REEL 8 1792, Oct. 23-1793, Feb. 16
BOX 23 REEL 9 1793, Feb. 17-July 12
BOX 24 REEL 9 1793, July 13-1794, Jan. 9
BOX 25 REEL 10 1794, Jan. 10-July 8
BOX 26 REEL 10 1794, July 9-Nov. 5
BOX 27 REEL 10 1794, Nov. 6-1795, Jan. 12
BOX 28 REEL 11 1795, Jan. 13-Apr. 28
BOX 29 REEL 11 1795, Apr. 29-Sept. 3
BOX 30 REEL 11-12 1795, Sept. 4-1798, Aug. 24
BOX 31 REEL 12 1798. Aug. 25-1802, Dec. 27
BOX 32 REEL 12-13 1802, Dec. 28-1805, July 13 See also Oversize
BOX 33 REEL 13 1805, July 14-1807, July 15
BOX 34 REEL 13-14 1807, July 16-1810, Mar. 7
BOX 35 REEL 13-14 1810, Mar. 8-1811, June 18
BOX 36 REEL 14-15 1811, June 19-1813, Mar. 24 See also Oversize
BOX 37 REEL 15 1813, Mar. 25-1815, Dec. 15
BOX 38 REEL 15 1815, Dec. 16-1818, Jan. 22
BOX 39 REEL 16 1818, Jan. 23-1819, Dec. 7
BOX 40 REEL 16 1819, Dec. 8-1821, June 16
BOX 41 REEL 17 1821, June 17-1823, Apr. 22
BOX 42 REEL 17 1823, Apr. 23-1824, Nov. 26
BOX 43 REEL 18 1824, Nov. 27-1826, June 20
BOX 44 REEL 18 1826, June 21-1828, Apr. 2
BOX 45 REEL 19 1828, Apr. 3-1829, Nov. 13
BOX 46 REEL 19 1829, Nov. 14-1831, Nov. 2
BOX 47 REEL 20 1831, Nov. 3-1833, Nov. 4
BOX 48 REEL 20 1833, Nov. 5-1835, May 17
BOX 49 REEL 21 1835, May 18-1837, Aug. 10
BOX 50 REEL 21 1837, Aug. 11-1839, Dec. 5
BOX 51 REEL 22 1839, Dec. 6-1842, Dec. 30
BOX 52 REEL 22 1842, Dec. 31-1849, Nov. 7, undated See also Oversize
BOX 53-56 REEL 23-26 Correspondence, 1783-1849
Official, general, business, and family correspondence.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 53 REEL 23 1783-1814
(6 folders)
BOX 54 REEL 24 1815-1824
(7 folders)
BOX 55 REEL 25 1827-1837
(5 folders)
BOX 56 REEL 26 1838-1849
(6 folders)
BOX 57-64 REEL 27-32 Business Papers, 1782-1853
Bills, accounts, receipts, and other financial papers. Arranged chronologically, followed by bankbooks, checkbooks, and ledgers
Arranged chronologically, followed by bankbooks, checkbooks, and ledgers
BOX 57 REEL 27 Accounts, bills, and receipts
BOX 57 REEL 27 1782-1818
(10 folders)
BOX 58 REEL 28 1819-1827
(9 folders)
BOX 59 REEL 28-29 1828-1834
(7 folders)
BOX 60 REEL 29 1835-1842
(8 folders)
BOX 61 REEL 30 1843-1853, undated (including estate)
(4 folders)
BOX 61 REEL 30 Miscellaneous personal accounts; negative photocopies; and other financial papers, chiefly fragments, 1792-1803, undated
BOX 61 REEL 30 Bankbooks
BOX 61 REEL 30 Checkbooks
(2 folders)
BOX 62 REEL 31 Checkbooks
(5 folders)
BOX 63 REEL 31-32 Checkbooks
(2 folders)
BOX 63 REEL 31-32 Ledgers
(2 folders)
BOX 64 REEL 32 Ledger, 1834-1849
BOX 64 REEL 32 Miscellany, 1779-1836
Short’s catalog of Thomas Jefferson’s library, list of Short’s library, and extracts of letters and other miscellany.
Arranged by type of material, followed by an oversize box containing Short’s college diploma, his diplomatic commissions, and a letter.
BOX 64 REEL 32 Short’s catalog of Jefferson’s library with a bound negative photocopy
BOX 64 REEL 32 List of Short’s library
BOX 64 REEL 32 Extracts of letters, incomplete manuscripts, and negative photocopies, 1785-1836, undated
BOX 64 REEL 32 Diploma, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va., 1779, Apr. 15 See Oversize
BOX 64 REEL 32 Diplomatic commissions, 1790-1808 See Oversize
BOX 64 REEL 32 Letter of Edward Everett concerning the founding of Phi Beta Kappa, 1831 See Oversize
BOX OV 1-OV 5 Oversize, 1790-1831
A report, maps, diplomas, diplomatic commission, and letter from Edward Everett.
Arranged and described according to the series, container, or folder from which the items were removed.

Oversize items were filmed in the location from which they were removed.
BOX OV 1 Correspondence and Other Papers
BOX OV 1 Report of the secretary of the Treasury, 1792, Jan. 23 (Container 18)
BOX OV 2 Map of land belonging to I. B. Church, New York, 1803 (Container 32)
BOX OV 3 Platt map of Ohio lands, 1813 (Container 36)
BOX OV 4 Map of Town No. 6 in Scriba Patent, undated (Container 52)
BOX OV 5 Business Papers (Container 64)
BOX OV 5 Diploma, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va., 1779, Apr. 15 1779, Apr. 15
BOX OV 5 Diplomatic commissions, 1790-1808
BOX OV 5 Letter of Edward Everett concerning the founding of Phi Beta Kappa, 1831

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