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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

To search the Manuscript Index for a specific research topic, please enter the term into the Search Library Box below. 

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"Assignment of Mortgage", John C. Byrne to Charles M. Tompkins & Ray Tompkins, dated March 6, 1889DocumentA0221
"Assignment of Mortgage", Chase Hibbard & Co to Anna F. Byrne, recorded September 23, 1893.DocumentA0222
"Assignment og Mortgage", Sayles and Drake to Anna F. Byrne, recorded on September 23, 1893.DocumentA0223
"Mortgage Agreement", Ellen A. Finnigan and Others to John C. Byrne, recorded September 6, 1887.Hand written six-plus page document.DocumentA0224
"Assignment of Mortgage" John C. Byrne to Cenclare Dayton, recorded April 2, 1889.DocumentA0225
"Assignment of Mortgage", John C. Byrne to Anna F. Byrne, recorded September 23, 1893.DocumentA0226
"Deed", Mary E. Andrews & Sara C. Knapp to William J. and Alice L. Delaney, dated January 25, 1922. Recorded February 1, 1922, L 210, P 27.DocumentA0227
Hand written, one page deed, T. Post to John Byrne, dated January 1, 1866, recorded Febrary 17, 1866.DocumentA0228
"Deed", George W. Byrne to Anna F. Byrne, recorded November 18, 1889, L90 P506DocumentA0229
"Executor's Deed Luman"Schuyler C. Reynolds and Luman Newkirk as Executors of Luman D. Hurlburt, deceased, to Emma Jane Ferris, recorded November 26, 1888. Property known as 106 West Gray Street, Elmira, N.Y.DocumentA0230
"Bond" Emma Jane Ferris and Fred Ferris to Mary Elizabeth Stone, dated November 22, 1888, in the amount of $1400.00,term three years, interest payable half yearly.DocmentA0231
"Mortgage"(Insurance Clause), Anna F. Byrne to John E. Larkin, Treasurer, dated August 21, 1894, in the amount of $3300.00,property appears to be 106 West Gray Street.DocumentA0232
"Discharge of Mortgage", Mary Elizabeth Stone to Emma Jane Ferris and Fred Ferris,recorded October 15, 1891DocumentA0233
"Mortgage", Emma Jane Ferris and Fred Ferris to Mary Elizabeth Stone, dated November 22, 1888, in the amount of $1400.00, property known as 106, West Gray Street.DocumentA0234
Abstract of Title for the premises of the Flower City Brewing Company, November 11, 1898.DocumentA0301
"Discharge of Mortgage", H.W. Young to Lyman Dewey, recorded on November 28, 1898, in the amount of two thousand dollars.DocumentA0308
"Discharge of Mortgage", Hiram W. Young to Caroline Dewey, recorded March 18, 1895DocumentA0309
"Discharge of Mortgage", Hiram W. Young to Caroline Dewey, recorded March 11, 1895DocumentA0310
"Discharge of Mortgage", George D. Decker to Elizabeth Brewer and Others, recorded June 5, 1866, sum of five hundred dollars,DocumentA0311
"Deed - Full Covenant", John S, Bruder(?) to Dewitt C. Brewer and David G. Brewer, recorded on February 21, 1860.Handwritten description of property mentions 'Berwick Turnpike'.DocumentA0312
"Mortgage", Lyman and Caroline Dewey to H. W. Young, recorded November22, 1890, handwritten description mentions "near Pennsylvania State Line, also Berwick Turnpike".DocumentA0313
"Deed," from John S. Brewer to Dewitt C. Brewer and David G. Brewer near the Township of Ridgebury, County of Bradford, State of Pennsylvania, dated January 28, 1860.DocumentA0314
"In the matter of the Title of The LaFrance Fire Engine Co To Property in Southport. Affidavit of Sylvester W. Hall."Regarding ownership of this property by Anna Partridge Hall, his wife.DocumentA0315
"Warranty Deed", Silas Mills to Archemes D. Mills, recorded on January 24, 1852, Town of Big Flats, County of Chemung, State of New York.DocumentA0316
"Bond", Converse Stage & Jennie Stage to Abbie M. Nelson, dated February 25, 1910,in the amount of two hundred dollars, interest payable semi-annually.DocumentA0317
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