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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Henry Raguet Family Papers, 1786-1935



Descriptive Summary

Creator Raguet family (Henry Raguet, 1796-1877)
Title Raguet (Henry) Family Papers
Dates: 1786-1935.
Abstract Business and personal papers of Henry Raguet (1796-1877), his family and associates, located in Nacogdoches, Texas, from 1833 to 1873.
Accession No. AR 65-1; 65-63
Extent 44 ft., 4 in.
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Henry Raguet (1796-1877), merchant, banker, lawyer, and land speculator, was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, served in the War of 1812, and later was a businessman in Cincinnati, Ohio, until he visited Texas in 1833 with Sam Houston and John M. Durst.

Raguet moved with his family in 1833 to Nacogdoches, Texas, where he was appointed, December 10, 1835, as treasurer of the Nacogdoches Committee of Vigilance and Safety and later served as postmaster from 1837 to 1852. He moved finally to Marshall, Texas, in 1873.

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Scope and Contents

Papers relate to activities of Henry Raguet while director of the Bank of the United States in Cincinnati, Ohio; as member of the mercantile firm of Logan & Raguet in Nacogdoches; as treasurer of the Nacogdoches Committee of Vigilance and Safety, and as postmaster of Nacogdoches.

Other materials relate to Charles M. Raguet and the Texas Land Agency; the firm of Raguet & Gregg as successors to the Texas Land Agency; business and political papers of James H. Starr, Amory R. Starr, and Robert A. Irion.

Correspondence includes letters from Sam Houston to Anna W. Raguet, (daughter of Henry Raguet), whom he sought to marry, but without success.

Papers relate topically to agriculture, commerce, genealogy, government, military affairs, politics, and social affairs.

Contents include correspondence, letter presses, diaries, daybooks, ledgers, journals, memoranda books, field notes, deeds, abstracts of titles, plats, receipts, legal documents, military papers, muster rolls, literary productions, broadsides, pamphlets, and clippings.

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Restrictions

Unrestricted access

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Index Terms

Other Authors
Raguet, Henry, 1796-1877.
Logan & Raguet (Firm)
Raguet & Gregg (Firm)
Irion, Robert A. (Robert Anderson), 1804-1861
Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857.
Starr, James Harper, 1809-1890.
Starr, Amory R.
Correspondents
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Irion, Anna Raguet, 1819-1883
Subjects
Committee of Vigilance and Safety (Nacogdoches, Tex.)
Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836.
Land titles--Texas.
Places
Nacogdoches (Tex.)--History--Sources.

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Related Material

James R. and Ewing B. Irion: Houston - Anna Raguet Papers, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Sam Houston Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Raguet Family Papers, 1786-1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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2F379 Real estate broadsides:
Broadsides
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2.325/D20b Oversize broadsides
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2F380 Business and legal papers:
1786-1835
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2F381 1836-1839
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2F382 1840-1844
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2F383 1845-1848
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2F384 1849-1851
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2F385 1852-1853
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2F386 1854-1855
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2F387 1855-1856
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2F388 1857-1858
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2F389 1859-1860
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2F390 1860-1866
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2F391 1867-1869
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2F392 1870-1871
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2F393 1872-1873
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2F394 1873-1874
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2F395 1875-1876
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2F396 1876-1877
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2F397 1877-1878
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2F398 1878-1879
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2F399 1879-1880
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2F400 1880
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2F401 1881
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2F402 1881-1882
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2F403 1882-1883
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2F404 1883
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2F405 1883
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2F406 1883-1884
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2F407 1885-1886
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2F408 1886-1887
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2F409 1888-1889
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2F410 1889-1890
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2F411 1890-1891
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2F412 1891-1892
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2F413 1893-1894
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2F414 1895-1896
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2F415 1896-1897
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2F416 1898-1900
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2F417 1900-1901
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2F418 1902, 1904
Field notes
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2F419 Field notes
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2F420 Field notes
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2F421 Field notes
Court cases
Miscellaneous
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2F422 Abstracts of title
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2F423 Abstracts of title
Plats
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2F424 Plats
Check book
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2L161 1786 - August 1935
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2L162 September 1835-1836
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2L163 1837-1896
Undated
Miscellany
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2F425 Cash book, 1869-1870
Account books:
1849-1851
1852-1854
1868-1878
Receipt book number 2, 1836
Rent book, 1850
Memoranda book
Bank deposit book, 1915-1920
Memo book of W. G. Logan, 1835
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2F426 Blotter book, 1883-1884
Estimate book, 1882
Cash books, 1871-1874, 1882
Claim book, 1869-1872
Account book, 1871-1872
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2F427 Blotter book, number 1, 1896-1899
Account books, 1890, 1890-1891
Bills, 1884-1885; 1885-1889; 1900-1902
Cash book, 1890
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2F428 Blotter, 1903-1906; 1906-1909
Cash book, 1906
Legal documents:
1903
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2F429 1904
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2F430 1905-1906
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2F431 1906-1908
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2F432 1909-1910
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2F433 1911-1912
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2F434 1913-1915
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2F435 1916-1923
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2F436 Clippings
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2F437 Correspondence:
1817-1839
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2F438 1840-1856
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2F439 1857-1882
Letterpresses, 1870-1882
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2F440 Correspondence:
1870-1886
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2F441 1887-1896
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2F442 1897-1901
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2F443 1902-1908; 1915
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2F444 Proceedings and muster rolls:
Condy Raguet, muster roll of his company in the Confederacy
Pamphlets, diaries and memoranda books
Literary productions
Daybook, 1851-1852; 1881-1884
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4K1 Ledger, 1848-1855
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4K2 Ledger, 1844-1848
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4K3 Journal, 1851-1855
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4K4 Journal, January 1, 1848 - October 28, 1851
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4K5 Land plats
Land book, 1850
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4K6 Ledger, 1924-1925
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4K7 Letterpress:
February 1882 - January 1883
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4K8 August 10, 1869 - January 24, 1871
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4K9 August 4, 1869 - July 30, 1871
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4K10 August 2, 1871 - October 2, 1872
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4K11 September 16, 1881 - February 17, 1882
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4K12 February 2 - July 31, 1883
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4K13 January 1877 - December 1880
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4K14 May 17, 1878 - May 10, 1880
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4K15 August 1, 1883 - June 6, 1891
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4K16 July 15, 1884 - May 27, 1886
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4K17 1885-1893
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4K18 December 6, 1887 - December 15, 1888
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4K19 June 1901 - August 1903
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4K20 1879-1880
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4K21 April 1 - August 30, 1879
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4K22 1880
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4K23 Journals:
July 1, 1854 - March 14, 1855
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4K24 October 17, 1866 - September 1869
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4K25 January 2, 1871 - May 28, 1874
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4K26 1882-1886
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4K27 1886
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4K28 1892-1893
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4K29 February 18, 1895 - January 28, 1901
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4K30 1901-1907
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4K31 January 1907 - 1910
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4K32 1910-1912
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4K33 Land book, July 15, 1870 - April 26, 1879
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4K34 Trial balance, 1903-1907
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4K35 Ledgers:
1868-1870
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4K36 January 1, 1871 - June 26, 1874
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4K37 1873-1878
Index to ledger number 1
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4K38 1878-1883
Index to ledger number 2
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4K39 1884-1886
Index to ledger number 3
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4K40 1891-1894
Index to ledger number 4
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4K41 1895-1898
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4K42 1899-1902
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4K43 1902-1903
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4K44 Letterpress:
1882, 1887, 1893-1895
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4K45 July 8, 1880 - January 18, 1881
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4K46 January 9 - April 30, 1881
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4K47 May 1 - September 16, 1881
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4K48 September 27, 1881 - February 15, 1882
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4K49 February 16 - August 11, 1882
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4K50 August 12, 1882 - January 31, 1883
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4K51 February 1 - May 15, 1883
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4K52 May 16 - September 24, 1883
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4K53 September 25, 1883 - March 3, 1884
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4K54 March 4 - October 31, 1884
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4K55 November 1, 1884 - May 18, 1885
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4K56 May 19, 1885 - March 5, 1886
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4K57 March 6, 1886 - February 5, 1887
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4K58 February 7 - November 2, 1887
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4K59 November 3, 1887 - August 14, 1888
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4K60 August 14, 1888 - March 19, 1889
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4K61 March 20 - December 14, 1889
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4K62 December 16, 1889 - November 1, 1890
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4K63 November 3, 1890 - July 15, 1891
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4K64 August 8 - December 12, 1891
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4K65 December 14, 1891 - March 29, 1892
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4K66 Record of acknowledgments, 1881-1892
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4K67 Record of acknowledgments, 1899-1917
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4K68 Survey book, May 14, 1885 - March 5, 1886
Trial balance, 1896-1902
Maps
H. W. Raguet notebooks
Memoranda book
Index
Memoranda book, Amory R. Starr
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4K69 Letterpress, 1880, 1882
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4K70 Collection register, 1900
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4K71 Corporation record, May 30, 1901 - May 24, 1909
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4K72 Letterpress:
May 17, 1897 - January 31, 1898
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4K73 February 1 - December 31, 1898
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4K74 August 6, 1901 - November 8, 1902
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4K75 July 3, 1902 - November 17, 1904
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4K76 1905
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4K83 Docket "E"
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4K84 Index to Docket "E"
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4K85 Collection register, 1882-1883
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4K86 Time book, July 1 - December 31, 1901
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4K87 Docket "D," December 1874 - July 1890
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4K88 Account book, September 1, 1869 - December 1870
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4K89 Assessment book
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4K90 Letterpress:
March 1 - August 23, 1892
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4K91 August 24, 1892 - January 16, 1893
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4K92 January 17 - December 16, 1893
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4K93 December 18, 1893 - January 26, 1895
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4K94 February 18 - November 5, 1895
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4K95 November 6, 1895 - July 20, 1896
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4K96 July 21, 1896 - May 16, 1897
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4K97 January 2 - December 30, 1899
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4K98 January 1 - November 6, 1900
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4K99 November 7, 1900 - June 21, 1901
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4K100 June 22, 1901 - May 24, 1902
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4K101 July 5, 1902 - December 31, 1903
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4K102 May 26, 1902 - May 9, 1903
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4K103 Notes register, 1895-1911
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4K104 Index to tax book number 3, 1879-1881
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4K105 Tax book, 1878
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4K106 Tax book, May 1, 1880 - May 26, 1885
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4K107 Tax book number 5, 1885-1889
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4K108 Tax book number 1, 1895-1908
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4N8a Amory R. Starr, tax book number 3, 1879-1881
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4K109 Drafts, 1913
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2R156 Calendar of the papers of Henry Raguet, 1786-1837
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3S191 Land related affidavits, bills of sale, receipts, correspondence, field notes, general documents
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3S194 Land related affidavits, bills of sale, receipts, correspondence, field notes, general documents
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OD1199 Oversized drawings

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