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George Stafford and John Beddoe Business Records

An inventory of the records at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LDC
Date: 05 Feb 2009

Biographical History

George Stafford (d. 1832) was an American merchant and co-owner of the firm Stafford and Beddoe in Geneva, York. He married Charlotte Beddoe on January 24, 1828 in Utica. Charlotte was the daughter of John Beddoe, Stafford's future business partner. George Stafford died on January 15, 1832 at the age of 34.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The George Stafford and John Beddoe Business Records contain correspondence and financial records of the American businessmen. The correspondence in the collection consists of both business and personal letters, while the financial records are receipts for the firm Stafford and Beddoe.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection contains two series: Correspondence and Financial Records.


Access Restrictions:

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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.

Subject Headings


Beddoe, John.
Stafford, George, d. 1832.

Corporate Bodies

Stafford and Beddoe.

Genres and Forms

Receipts (financial records)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

George Stafford and John Beddoe Business Records
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents


Financial records