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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.

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"Deed", David E. Howell & Fatrina Howell, his wife, to Chester E. Howell, recorded May 6, 1904, Hart Street mentioned in description.DocumentA0318
"Bond" Handwritten, Convers Stage and Wife to William Finley. dated AApril 1, 1887, amount of four hundred fifty dollars, term three years.DocumentA0319
"Warranty Deed", Dewitt, C. Brewer and David G. Brewer to Caroline Dewey, recorded December 5, 1864. Township of Ridgebury, County of Bradford, State of Pennsylvania.DocumentA0320
"Discharge of Mortgage", Adison Robertss to Caroline Dewey, recorded June 24, 1893.DocumentA0321
"Bond" Caroline Dewey to Dewitt C. Brewer and David G. Brewer, May 10, 1865, amount: two thousand dollars, five year term.DocumentA0322
"Deed", Lyman and Caroline Dewey to Edgar Griswold, recorded March 1, 1895,sum of $2625, Town of Ashland is mentioned in description.DocumentA0323
"Warranty Deed" Horace S. Gillette and Allie E. Decker to Emma Griswold, recorded February 4, 1902, amount fifty dollars, parcel situate in Town of Ashland.DocumentA0324
"Warranty Deed" Lyman Dewey and Caroline Dewey, his wife, to Edgar Griswold, recorded March 18, 1895, parcel is in Township of Ridgebury, County of Bradford, State of PennsylvaniaDocumentA0325
"Bond" D.C. Brewer & D.G. Brewer to George D. Decker, amount: one thousand dollars, dated May 2, 1863DocumentA0326
"Mortgage", Caroline Dewey to Dewitt C. Brewer and David G Brewer,recorded May 16, 1864, amount: two thousand dollars, property in the Town of SouthportDocumentA0327
"Deed": Lyman Dewey to Caroline Dewey,in consideration of one thousand dollars, dated November 21 189?. Property in Township of Ridgebury, more than twenty acres.DocumentA0328
Deed of property from Elias and Betsy Satterlee to William Lowe. Dated September 2, 1815, recorded with Tioga County Clerk's Office September 2, 1815. DocumentA0329
"Warranty Deed", Caroline Dewey to Horace D. Wells,recorded March 12, 1879, the sum of two thousand dollars, property in Town of Ashland,Chemung County, New York State,more than twenty acres.DocumentA0330
Deed, from John H. Heald & Wife, Columbus A. Miller to Enger(?) Diven for a property near Dickinson Street and Baldwin Streets, dated October 9, 1871. DocumentA0331
1. Mortgage from Benjamin Westlake to John E. Westlake,recorded April 16, 1878,situate in the Town of Elmira,"now Horseheads, over two hundred acres of land, consideration: twenty-five thousand dollars.2. Benjamin Westlake to Henry W. Owen, mortgage for $6,000, dated December 1, 1881,Horseheads, over 20 acres. 3. Benjamin Westlake to Samuel D. Westlake, dated January 29, 1886,16 plus acres for $4500. Several transactions dating back to 1882.DocumentsA0332
Agreement between Abraham R. Lawrence and John Stryker to purchase 50 acres of land in Southport, dated August 23, 1828.DocumentA0333
Land Grant by Henry Wisner, January 20, 1791.DocumentA0334
Oath of Aaron Edminster to actas Commissioner of "Common" Schools in Big Flats, dated July 9, 1841DocumentA0335
Insurance Policy issued by The Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, N.Y. to D. B. Rookwell of Horseheads, N.Y.,dated November 1, 1872.DocumentA0402
Judgement against Obediah Gardner in favour of Ward Dudly, in the amount of 7 dollars and 18 3/4 cents. Signed Jesse Carpenter, Justice of the Peace for Tioga County, August 21, 1826.DocumentA0403
Receipt for State of New York, United States Deposit Fund, in the amount of $302. 45, dated April6, 1898, signed by Second Deputy Comptroller and Deputy Treasurer.DocumentA0404
Received: Newtown, October 24, 1799 of Josiah Hammer,thirty-six shilling in favour of Thomas Stephens to answer on a certain execution bearing date the 16 day of Sept, now in the hands of John Shell Cor Theres(?) for me Nicholas ZaleDocumentA0405
Paper with printed Heading: Watkins Gas Co., Incorporsted January 1, 1869. Addressed to D.B. Rockwell, dated August 28, 1871 regarding the delivery of barrels of tar. Signed D. H. Smith.DocumentA0406
Warranty Deed, Horace D. Wells to Lyman Dewey for a property in Ridgebury Township. Recorded in Bradford County, PA, December 19, 1878. DocumentA0409
"Quit Claim Deed", Jane B. Wells to Lyman Dewey,dated March 14, 1895, property located in the Township of Ridgebury.DocumentA0410
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