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James Ware Bradbury Papers 1817-1891, n.d.


Correspondence,
1836-1890, n.d., 1 linear foot.
Catalog Number: M16.1

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Series Description:
This series contains professional and family correspondence. Of note are a few letters to or from James G. Blaine, Samuel Cony, John A. Dix, Millard Fillmore, William P. Frye, William DeWitt Hyde, Andrew Johnson, William P. Preble, and Samuel Wells; the most extensive exchanges were with Bangor, Maine, lawyer Lewis Barker and resident Mark Barker, Saco, Maine, lawyer George A. Emery, Captain John W. Gregorie of South Carolina, John W. Hodgdon of Dubuque, Iowa, and Portland, Maine, lawyer George E.B. Jackson. Also includes an invitation from President Millard Fillmore dated December 7, 1850.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically; a small portion at the end is arranged alphabetically.
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Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Financial Materials,
1854-1891, n.d., 18 folders
Catalog Number: M16.2

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Series Description:
Contains financial records and documents related to Bradbury's law practice. Material includes a lease, a bond, a summons, deeds, memoranda, account information, insurance, promissory notes, receipts, and tax information.
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Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Legal and Business Records,
1817-1885, n.d., 7 folders
Catalog Number: M16.3

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Series Description:
Personal documents relating to state appointments, real estate transactions, Bradbury's law partnership, deeds, and taxes.
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Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous Material,
1847-1890, n.d., 9 folders
Catalog Number: M16.4

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Series Description:
Bowdoin catalogue from 1851 (with James C. Bradbury listed as an instructor and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain listed as a junior sophister). College bills, a ticket of merit, clippings, school registers, obituaries, court-related documents, and documents related to Bangor Theological Seminary.
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Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


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