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Collection TitleCL 54 Diven Family PapersCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKatie Button
Date Completed:December 2009
Extent1 Linear Foot

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Letter, July 1, 1879. To Hon. George M. Diven from B. W. & C. M. Woodard, We think the several attornies will sign the stipulation waving service of papers on the remaining partiesLetter011509
Letter, July 3, 1879. To G. M. Diven from B. W. & C. M. Woodward. Hudson is to pay Silsbee $5514.89 the cost of the action.Letter011510
Letter, August 6, 1879. To George M. Diven Esq. from B. W. & C. M. Woodward. Cases adjourned to Saturday August 9.Letter011511
Letter, To Geo. M Diven Esq. from B W. & C. M. Woodward August 7, 1879. Could Hudson assign his interest to his wife.Letter011512
Letter, To George M. Diven from H. C. Silsbee August 8, 1879. Hudson has started a rumor Silsbee office has failed. Can he be punished for it?Letter011513
Letter, To George M. Diven from H. C. Silsbee August 9, 1879. Silsbee would like nothing to do with Hudson, he could hurt his business.Letter011514
Letter, To George M. Diven from H. C. Silsbee August 9, 1879. If Diven would be council for him as he doesn't want anything to do with Hudson. Letter011515
Letter, To George M. Diven From H. C. Silsbee August 10, 1879. Silsbee will take a little less cash down if he will pay six months interest in advance.Letter011516
Letter, To George M. Diven from H. C. Silsbee August 13, 1879. Silsbee will take $500. less that being my profit on the logs.Letter011517
Letter, To George M. Diven From B. W. & C. M. Woodward October 28, 1879. Barnum never entered final judgementas directed by the court of June 28, 1879Letter011519
Letter, to George M. Diven from H. C. Silsbee November 25, 1879. Letter011520
Letter, To M. V. B. Bachman From Diven & Redfield December 27, 1881. Would like the address of the Collector of Horseheads, and the amount of the assessment and tax against the Elmira and Horseheads Ry Company.Letter011521
Letter, To George M. Diven from Henry C. McCormick, Williamsport, Pennsylvania December 29, 1881. What can be done in Guise vs Whalin.Letter011522
Letter from Edmund Baylis of Carter & Ledyard law firm to Diven & Redfield concerning the settlement of the Estate of Robb Ray Harriett, October 7, 1891. Letter011523
Letter, To Hon. George M. Divan from B. W. & C. W. Woodward September 8, 1879. With the Supplementary proceedings will enable Hudson to get further time, to redeem the land from Mr. Silsbee.Letter011554
Documents, State and County Taxes paid 1875 - 1889.Documents011601
Note, Authorties in Boyce Matters.Note011701
Tally, July 9, 1867Tally011702
Document, From O.W. Palmer. Shortage by Boat 1864 $912., Shortage by Rail 1865 $786.57. Check carefully , come to a final adjustment.Document011703
Tally, Boyce and Hersch a/c - $758.Tally011704
Tally, 1865 O. W. Palmer.Tally011705
Tally, 1865 O. W. PalmerTally011706
Tally, Interest a/c 1865.Tally011707
Document, Elmira, New York October 25, 1866, to James Boyce Esq., Baltimore, Maryland.Document011708
Letter, O. W. Palmer vs James Boyce October 26, 1866.Letter011709
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