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John Calvin Dodge Papers, 1781-1932, n.d. (bulk 1842-1890)

Legal Papers and Documents, 1787-1932, n.d.
1.70 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M46.1

Series Description:
Information concerning maritime cases handled by John Calvin Dodge and his sons, as well as legal correspondence, and ships papers. Bills of lading, certificates of survey, protests, and other documents are included.

Arrangement: Arranged by material type, then chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Biographical and Family Material, 1781-1891, n.d.
.30 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M46.2

Series Description:
John Calvin Dodge's handwritten autobiography and its typed transcription, as well as his "Daily Records" from 1850-1866 noting personal activities and news of the day, particularly concerning the Civil War (from July 4, 1863). There is correspondence between Dodge and his brothers, letters from Dodge to his family from Europe, and daguerreotypes of the Dodge family. Other family material includes papers concerning the probate of Isaac Dodge's estate, and sermons dating from 1781.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Restrictions: None.


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