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Manuscript Group 132
WEISER FAMILY COLLECTION
1742-1927
.25 cu. ft.


Two letters from Conrad Weiser: one, 1754, touching on various personal and business matters, and the other, 1755, requesting a list of goods most desired by the Indians. Two letters from Samuel Weiser to Daniel Brodhead, surveyor general of Pennsylvania, 1792, 1795, relating to two cases involving land holdings, one regarding a dispute over land surveyed by William Scull. Civil War papers of John S. Weiser, 1863-67, 16 items, including commissions as 2nd lieutenant (1863) and as 1st Lieutenant (1864), 22nd Cavalry, 185th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; orders for detail to special duty, 1865; pay records, 1865-1867; etc. Miscellaneous legal papers and printed items, 1742-1927.




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