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

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Document, Statement of O. W. Palmer, Copartnership Affairs, as oftained from B. Smith Lampkin of Washington D. C. March 25, 1867.Document011710
Letter, To George M. Diven Esq. from F. Wilson March 26, 1867Letter011711
Letter, George M. Diven Esq., April 2, 1864 from James Boyce, to bring matter to a sucessful termination.Letter011712
Letter, To G. M. Diven Esq. from James Boyce April 22, 1868. Given papers on the Palmer Matter. Letter011713
Letter, To George M. Diven Esq. from James Boyce November 2, 1868 The propery to know how it stood whether in the name of his wife or his father in law. Letter011714
Letter, To George M. Diven Esq. from James Boyce November 2, 1868. What progress are you making? Where is Palmer and what is doing?Letter011715
Document, Supreme Court. James Boyce against Orson W. Palmer July 27, 1869.Document011716
Document, Supreme Court. James Boyce against Orson Palmer August 19, 1869. From Smith & Hill Plaintiff Attorney.Document011717
Document, Supreme Court. James Boyce against Orson Palmer December 21, 1869. Total Debit $15,275.07 Total Credit &12,133.03 Balance due from Palmer $11,856.35.Docuument011718
Document, James Boyce against Orson Palmer February 11, 1870.Document011719
Letter, To George M. Diven Esq. from James Boyce March 20, 1872.Letter011720
Tally, Hannah Vermilyn and William E. Hart against Elizabeth G. Palmer August 25, 1864. Tally011721
Document, George M. Diven and Wife to Rochester Saving Bank dated March 10, 1883. Document011801
Tally, City of Elmira Taxes. Tally011901
Note, Howard Taxes $14.40.Note011902
Document, Elmira City Taxes December 11, 1874 - 1892.Document011903
Document, Assignment of Mortgage. Julia S. Reynolds against Edwin E. Stancliff, January 21, 1884.Document012001
Document, Bond George M. Diven to Julia S. Reynolds. November 5, 1882.Document012002
Document, Discharge of Mortgage. Edwin E. Stancliff to Lucy W. Diven May 4, 1882.Document012003
Statement, Williamsport September 26, 1871. Whalen & Fox To David C. Guise. Amount due $2,723.67.Statement012101
Note, Elmira July 14, 1880. Recived payment in full on his B&M to May 5.Note012103
Note, Binning at Pat Comfort January 11, 1881Note012104
Note, Elmira March 19, 1883. Received from George M. Diven in full on his B&M to March 5, 1882.Note012105
Document, Julia S. Reynolds Interest due May 5, 1883 paid October 1, 1883.Document012106
Receipt, Julia S. Reynolds interest November 5, 1883 paid April 12, 1884.Receipt012107
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