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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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Note, Elmira, New York August 15, 1885 received from George M. Devin six month interest on his bond held by me, due November 15, 1884 Edwin E. Stancliff. Note 012108
Note, Received October 2, 1886 from George M. Diven interest on Bond and Mortgage to November 5, 1885, Edwin E. Stancliff.Note012109
Receipts, George M. Diven paid on his Bond and Mortgage To E. E. Stancliff May 9, 1890 - November 5, 1891.Receipts012110
Receipt, Received George M. Diven for interest on Lucy M. Diven's Mortgage. Paid to E. E. Stancliff. August 11, 1891.Receipt012111
Receipt, George Diven received $523.51 from James Binningham May 23, 1851, Written on the back of a . Chemung Canal Bank Receipt 188? Receipt012112
Document, Assessments 1876 - 1879 Geo. Diven, A. S. Diven, M. P. Fitch, E. & H. Ry Co., Alex Diven, Pony @ R. R. Co. A. R. Co.Document012201
Document, Supreme Court. Josiah Davis against Alonzo Harris July 10, 1878. Defendant Attorney E. P. Youmans and Plaintiff Attorney Comstock Bennett.Document012301
Document, Supreme Court. Josiah P. Davis vs Alonzo Harris. Stipulation. E. B. Youmans Defendant Attorney. February 18, 1882.Document012302
Letter, To Hon. G. M. Diven from T. H. Bennett June 7, 1884.Letter012303
Document, Supreme Court, Chemung County. Josiah P. Davis vs Alonzo Norris September 24, 1883.Document012304
Document, Supreme Court. May 16, 1887 John Harvy against Archibald A. McLeod, Summons and Complaint, Baldwin & Baldwin Attorney for Plaintiff.Document012401
Document, Supreme Court. John Harvey against Archibald A McLeod. July 18, 1887. Notice of Retainer , Diven & Redfield Attorneys for Archibald A. McLeod.Document012402
Letter, To Mr. G. M. Diven Esq. from Sam P. Rose, Denver, Colorado, July 15, 1887. In reference to the Harvey Case: Mr. Rose doesn't think that McLeod has any defence to that whatever. Letter012403
Letter, To G. M. Diven Esq. from Sam P. Rose, Leadville, Colorado August 18, 1887.Letter012404
Check, To Trimbler & Hunter $902.17, August 18, 1887. signed by Charles Cavender attorney for John Harvey.Check012405
Telegram, To George M. Diven August 22,and 26, 1887 from A. A. McLeod.Telegram012406
Letter, To G. M. Diven Esq. from Sam P. Rose, August 29, 1887.Letter012407
Letter, To Sam P. Rose, Denver, Colorado. August 30, 1887.Letter012408
Letter, S. P. Rose, Denver Colorado from Charles Cavender Leadville, Colarado May 22, 1888.Letter012409
Document, Supreme Court. James W. Chisholm and others vs Allen Cooper, Complaint. April 24, 1874 at the city of New York, one Elie Lavoie with intent to deceive and defraud the plaintiffs.Document012501
Letter, To Mr. George M. Diven From Charles McCauley, Towanda, July 1, 1874. He checked with Mrs. Hill if Mr. Lavoie had some goods for saleLetter012502
Document, James Chisholm and others vs Eli Lavoie, Undertaking on Attachment. G. M. Diven Plaintiff Attorney. July 1, 1874 Document012503
Document, Supreme Court. James W. Chisholm against Allen Cooper. Copy Answer. G. Smith Carman Defendant Attorney to G. M. Diven Plaintiff Attorney, July 1, 1874Document012504
Document, Supreme Court. James Chisholm vs Allen Cooper July 2, 1874. Allen Cooper Defendant has in his possession personal propery wrongfully belonging to Plaintiff.Document012505
Document, To A. H. Flood Corner from Geo. M. Diven July 2, 1874, Received Payment of $6.75.Document012506
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