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James Bradley Pennsylvania History Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Bradley, James.
Title: James Bradley Pennsylvania History Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1773-1782, 1850
Quantity: 3 items (SC)
Abstract: Legal documents and published material, including a land purchase agreement for Bedford County, Pennsylvania and a death notice for President Taylor.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The James Bradley Pennsylvania History Collection contains Legal documents and Published materials. The Legal documents include a Pennsylvania land purchase agreement dated July 23, 1773, as well as a draft of an agreement between Abraham Taylor and Joseph Shippen and William Hutchison, stating that the latter were appointed as "Overseers of the Poor" for Chester County. Published materials consists of a notice from the Meadville Gazette Journal announcing the death of President Zachary Taylor.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided into two series: Legal documents and Published materials.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Bradley, James.
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.

Corporate Bodies

Chester County (Pa.) -- Overseers of the Poor.

Subjects

Death notices -- Pennsylvania -- Meadville.
Land titles -- Pennsylvania -- Bedford County.
Legal documents -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County.

Places

Bedford County (Pa.)
Chester County (Pa.)
Meadville (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Genres and Forms

Agreements.
Conveyances.
Deeds.
Legal documents.
Obituaries.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

James Bradley Pennsylvania History Collection
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of James Bradley (in memory of Cyrus McMicheals), 17 Apr 1979.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LDC
Date: 05 May 2009
Revision history:

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Inventory

Legal documents
SC 319 Land purchase agreement 23 Jul 1773
SC 319 Legal agreement between Abraham Taylor and Joseph Shippen and William Hutchison 1782
Published materials
SC 319 Gazette Journal (Meadville) death notice 10 Jul 1850 - "Death of President Taylor!"

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