The Resource James Scamman business papers

James Scamman business papers

Label
James Scamman business papers, 1771-1774
Title
James Scamman business papers
Inclusive dates
1771-1774
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Incoming letters, real estate documents, and an invoice, primarily relating to business activities of James and Nathaniel Scamman, merchants operating in the vicinity of Saco, Massachusetts (subsequently Maine). Most letters were written from Boston. Authors include Nathan Frazier, Hy Brown, John Short, and Thomas Hill. Contains nine original eighteenth-century documents, plus a photocopy and typescript of each. Also includes an unidentified photograph, taken in the twentieth century
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
James Scamman business papers
Link
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSSSC2903
Instantiates
Note
Legal documents in collection list surname as "Scamman." Later-dated family-history sources, not included in this collection, list surname as "Scammon."
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
  • 6 fd.
  • (0. 48 linear feet)
Governing access note
Originals restricted. Photocopy and typescript available for patron use
Immediate source of acquisition
Bruce A. Embry
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
  • Bruce Embry found items in the home of his step-grandmother, Frances Scammon Houston. The papers originated with her family but it is not clear how they came into her possession.
  • A history of the Scammon family by Frances Houston entitled, "A Pioneer Family, " was received with the collection. The book was transferred to the printed works section of Special Collections.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn369699164
Label
James Scamman business papers
Link
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSSSC2903
Note
Legal documents in collection list surname as "Scamman." Later-dated family-history sources, not included in this collection, list surname as "Scammon."
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
  • 6 fd.
  • (0. 48 linear feet)
Governing access note
Originals restricted. Photocopy and typescript available for patron use
Immediate source of acquisition
Bruce A. Embry
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
  • Bruce Embry found items in the home of his step-grandmother, Frances Scammon Houston. The papers originated with her family but it is not clear how they came into her possession.
  • A history of the Scammon family by Frances Houston entitled, "A Pioneer Family, " was received with the collection. The book was transferred to the printed works section of Special Collections.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn369699164

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