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SEQUESTERED JOHN NICHOLSON PAPERS

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MG-96

Sequestered John Nicholson Papers

PARTIALLY MICROFILMED

GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1772-1819. (28 boxes)

 

Contents Dates Box Floor Slot
         
Office Directory V; and also "A List of Sundry Books and Papers the Property of the late John Nicholson Deceased…deposited Comptroller General's per Act of March 31,1806" (821 items) undated 1 3V 201
Letter Book 1779-1793 1 3V 201
Letter Press Copies (3 folders) [NOT MICROFILMED] 1798-1800 1 3V 201
General Correspondence; A-Bak (864 items)   2 3V 202
General Correspondence; Bal-Bed (888 items)   3 3V 202
General Correspondence; Bel-Bri (929 items)   4 3V 203
General Correspondence; Bri-Byr (787 items)   5 3V 203
General Correspondence; Cad-Cot (part) (1132 items)   6 3V 204
General Correspondence; Cot (end)-Dea (564 items)   7 3V 204
General Correspondence; Deb-Dunb (903 items)   8 3V 205
General Correspondence; Dunc-Ei (1059 items)   9 3V 205
General Correspondence; El-Eye (906 items)   10 3V 206
General Correspondence; Fal-Ful (1108 items)   11 3V 206
General Correspondence; Gal-Harris (924 items)   12 3V 207
General Correspondence; Harrison-Hut (1147 items)   13 3V 207
General Correspondence; J-K (753 items)   14 3V 208
General Correspondence; Lac-Loh (1054 items)   15 3V 208
General Correspondence; Lon-Mag (1077 items)   16 3V 209
General Correspondence; Mah-Mix (1042 items)   17 3V 209
General Correspondence; Mol-No (1011 items)   18 3V 210
General Correspondence; Oa-Por (1108 items)   19 3V 210
General Correspondence; Pos-Q (1031 items)   20 3V 214
General Correspondence; Ra-Ry (1166 items)   21 3V 214
General Correspondence; Sa-Smi (1165 items)   22 3V 215
General Correspondence; Smo-Stan (1231 items)   23 3V 215
General Correspondence; Stap-Ta (1318 items)   24 3V 216
General Correspondence; Te-U (936 items)   25 3V 216
General Correspondence; V-Whi (1004 items)   26 3V 217
General Correspondence; Wig-Z (876 items)   27 3V 217
General Correspondence; T.B. Freeman (500 items)   28 3V 218
General Correspondence; William Moulder, Jr.   28 3V 218


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Sequestered John Nicholson Papers

 

LEGAL PAPERS, 1765-1800. (5 boxes)

Contents Dates Box # of Folders # of Volumes Floor Slot
             
Articles of Agreement (568 items) 1768-1800 1 8   GM 461
Bond Book A 1794-1795 1   1 GM 461
Bonds (859 items) 1787-1795 2 5   GM 462
Contracts 1793-1797 2 1   GM 462
Conveyances 1785-1795 2 1   GM 462
Deed Polls 1784-1794 2 6   GM 462
Deeds (536 items) 1765-1796 3 7   GM 462
Letters Patent 1795 3 1   GM 462
Mortages 1795-1797 3 1   GM 462
Powers of Attorney 1790-1800 3 1   GM 462
Proposals (1138 items)   4 1   GM 463
Protest Notes (Part) 1790-1795 4 12   GM 463
Protest Notes (End) 1796-1800 5 4   GM 463
Quit Claims 1793-1795 5 1   GM 463
Subpoenas 1795-98 5 1   GM 463
Summonses 1794-1799 5 1   GM 463
General Legal Papers 1784-1800 5 8   GM 463


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Sequestered John Nicholson Papers

 

GENERAL BUSINESS ACCOUNTS, 1776-1800. (16 boxes)

Contents Dates Box # of Volumes Floor Slot
           
Index of Accounts, A and Key Thereto (774 items) 1797 1 1 GM 465
Accounts of Notes Drawn 1794-1796 1 1 GM 465
Accounts of Notes Given & Returned 1796-1797 1 1 GM 465
Accounts of Notes Sent to Banks for Discount 1794 1 1 GM 465
Bill Book B 1793-1794 1 1 GM 465
Bill Book D 1795-1796 1 1 GM 465
Bill Book E 1794-1795 1 1 GM 465
Calculations 1790 August 1 1 GM 465
Calculations 1790 September 1 1 GM 465
Calculations 1790 November 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book 1778-1779 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book B 1790-1791 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book C 1791-1792 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book D 1792-1795 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book E 1793-1794 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book 1794-1799 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book G 1794 1 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book H (oversize loose volume; 308 items) 1794-1796 ? 1 GM 468
Cash Book-Waste Book G (rough copy; 359 items) 1794 2 1 GM 465
Cash Book-Waste Book J 1797-1798 2 1 GM 465
Catalogue of Persons and Families to whose Support and Interest I hertofore Especially Contributed not dated 2 1 GM 465
Common Place Book 1800 2 1 GM 465
Diary A 1785-1788 2   GM 465
Diary A 1788 2   GM 465
Diary B, Index not dated 2   GM 465
Diary C, Index not dated 2   GM 465
Diary E (828 items) 1792 3   GM 466
Diary F 1792 3   GM 466
Diary G 1792-1793 3   GM 466
Diary H 1793 3   GM 466
Diary and Index 1793-1794 3   GM 466
Diary I 1794 3   GM 466
Diary 1794 April-June 3   GM 466
Diary 1794 August 3   GM 466
Diary 1797 June-July 3   GM 466
Journal, Pittsburgh 1789-1790 3   GM 466
Journal A (oversize loose volume) 1792-1794   1 GM 468
Journal A, Contingent Expenses 1793-94 3   GM 466
Journal A, Index not dated 3   GM 466
Journal A, Remarks On not dated 3   GM 466
Journal Entries 1794 June-1794 July 4 1 GM 466
Ledger (1400 items) 1785-1792 4   GM 466
Ledger 1792-1794 4   GM 466
Ledger 1792-1794 4   GM 466
Ledger B (oversize loose volume; 402 items) 1792-1794   1 GM 468
Ledger 1795-1796 4   GM 466
Memoranda Book 1780 4   GM 466
Memorandum B 1788 4   GM 466
Memorandum D 1789-1790 4   GM 466
Memorandum Book, Index not dated 4   GM 466
Memorandum Book not dated 4   GM 466
Promissory Notes 1790-1796 6   3V 201
Promissory Notes, No. 737-1673 not dated 6   3V 201
Promissory Notes, No. 1675-2586 not dated 6   3V 201
Promissory Notes, No. 2587-3622 (1295 items) not dated 5   3V 200
Promissory Notes, No. 3664-4782 not dated 5   3V 200
Promissory Notes, No. 4783-5003 not dated 6   3V 201
Road Notes 1792 4 1 GM 466
Stock Books 1792-1794 4 2 GM 466
Vouchers and Receipts (1243 items) 1776-1789 1   GM 470
Vouchers and Receipts (1079 items) 1790-1791 2   GM 470
Vouchers and Receipts (1226 items) 1792-1793 3   GM 471
Vouchers and Receipts (1053 items) 1794 4   GM 471
Vouchers and Receipts (1286 items) 1794-1795 5   GM 472
Vouchers and Receipts (1030 items) 1795 6   GM 472
Vouchers and Receipts (934 items) 1795 7   GM 473
Vouchers and Receipts (1154 items) 1796 8   GM 473
Vouchers and Receipts (1396 items) 1796 9   GM 477
Vouchers and Receipts (1133 items) 1797 10   GM 477
Vouchers and Receipts (1158 items) 1798-1800; not dated 11   GM 478


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MG-96

Sequestered John Nicholson Papers

MICROFILMED

INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS ACCOUNTS, 1787-1800. (4 boxes)


Contents Dates Carton Box Folder # of Folders # of Volumes Floor Slot
                 
Asylum Company Accounts; Articles of Agreement 1794   1   1   3V 218
Asylum Company Accounts; Journal 1794-1795   1       3V 218
Asylum Company Accounts; Lists, Subscriptions, Maps (1 volume; 4 items) circa 1792-1795; not dated   1     1 3V 218
Asylum Company Accounts; Maintenance Orders 1794   1   1   3V 218
Asylum Company Accounts; Vouchers and Receipts 1794-1795   1   3   3V 218
Asylum Company Accounts; Pillet's Plan and Various not dated   1   1   3V 218
Bank of North America Accounts; Bank Book No. 1 1787-1793   1     1 3V 218
Bank of North America Accounts; Bank Book No. 1 1794   1     1 3V 218
Bank of North America Accounts; Check Book No. 2 (oversize volume; 10 items) 1795-1798         1 3V 231
Bank of North America Accounts; Orders to Pay 1790-1794   1   3   3V 218
Bank of Pennsylvania; Bank Book No. 1 1793-1794   1     1 3V 218
Bank of Pennsylvania; Bank Book No. 1 1794-1795   1     1 3V 218
Bank of Pennsylvania; Bank Book No. 2 1794-1795   1     1 3V 218
Bank of Pennsylvania; Check Book A (oversize volume; 95 items) 1793-1794   1     1 3V 231
Bank of Pennsylvania; check Book B (oversize volume: 45 items) 1794-1796   1     1 3V 231
Bank of United States Accounts;Bank Book No. 2 1792-1793   1       3V 218
Bank of United States Accounts; Bank Book No.1 1 1794-1796   1       3V 218
Bank of United States Accounts; Check Book A (oversize volume; 102 items) 1791-1795         1 3V 231
Bank of United States Accounts; Check Book No.1 (oversize volume; 90 items) 1792-1794         1 3V 231
Bank of United States Accounts; Check Book No.2 (oversize volume;202 items) 1794-1796         1 3V 231
Bower, John; Time Book 1794-1795   1       3V 218
Button Works Accounts; Day Book 1794-1797   1     1 3V 218
Button Works Accounts; Invoice Book 1796-1797   1     1 3V 218
Button Works Accounts; Ledger 1795-1796   1     1 3V 218
Button Works Accounts; Receipt Book 1795-1796   1     1 3V 218
Button Works Accounts; Statement (1 item) not dated   1       3V 218
Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Canal Company; Accounts and Receipts 1792-1795   1A 1;2 2   3V 219
Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Canal Company; Accounts and Receipts 1792-1795   1A 3;4 2   3V 219
Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Canal Company; Waste Book (Arthur Davidson's) 1793-1794   1A     1 3V 219
Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Canal Company; Waste Book (William Duncan's) 1794-1796   1A     1 3V 219
Delaware and Schuylkill Navigation Canal Company; Workmen's Time Book 1793 March 27-1794 March 31   1A     1 3V 219
Elouis, Henry; Account Boook 1794-1797   1A     1 3V 219
Flood, Thomas; Account Book 1795   1A     1 3V 219
Frankford Creek; Ditchers Account Book (592 items) 1795   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Agreement 1795 November 2   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Index of Accounts not dated   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Bill Book 1797   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Cash Book No.1 1796   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Cash Book No.2 1796-1797   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Cash Book No.3 (pocket) 1797   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Memoranda Book 1796 May16-1797 Jan13   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Memoranda Book 1797 February 24-1797 July 27   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Memoranda Book 1796 June 25-1797 May 26   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Petty Ledger (Wokmen's Book) 1797   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Sales of Commissions 1797   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Stock Book 1797   2     1 3V 219
Freeman, T.B. and Company Accounts; Vouchers,Receipts and Statements 1798-1800   2   4   3V 219
Glass Works Accounts; Accounts of Workmen, Pay Roll Books, Book A 1794-1796   3     1 3V 220
Glass Works Accounts; Accounts of Workmen, Pay Roll Books, Book B 1795-1797   3     1 3V 220
Glass Works Accounts; Record of Glass Made 1797   3   1   3V 220
Glass Works Accounts, Record of Wages Due Glassmakers 1797   3   1   3V 220
Glass Works Accounts; Records of William Eichbaum; Estimate of Cash Received and Laid Out 1797 February 20   3       3V 220
Glass Works Accounts; Records of William Eichbaum; Glass Work Ordered and Received 1796-1797   3       3V 220
Glass Works Accounts; Records of William Eichbaum; Petty Expense Book 1797   3     1 3V 220
Glass Works Accounts; Records of William Eichbaum; Receipts 1797   3       3V 220
Hetty Marketing Accounts; Account Book A 1797 February 21-1797 April 1   3     1 3V 220
Hetty Marketing Accounts; Account Book C 1797 June 19-1798 March 5   3     1 3V 220
Hetty Marketing Accounts; Account Book D 1797 July 10-1797 December 9   3     1 3V 220
Hollenback, Mathias Accounts; Account Book 1788-1789   3     1 3V 220
Moulder, William Junior, Accounts, Cash Book (Savage B) 1793   3     1 3V 220
Moulder, William Junior, Accounts, Cash Book No. 1 1796 May 4-1796 August 6   3     1 3V 220
Moulder, William Junior, Accounts, Cash Book No. 2 1796 August 8-1796 October 29   3     1 3V 220
Moulder, William Junior, Accounts, Vouchers and Receipts 1797   3   1   3V 220
Nicholson, John; Personal Accounts; AE Account Book 1789   3     1 3V 220
Nicholson, John; Personal Accounts; House Construction Account 1790-1792   3     1 3V 220
Nicholson, John; Personal Accounts; Persons to Expect Resources From Book 1795-1796; 1800   3     1 3V 220
Nicholson, John; Personal Accounts; Real Estate Improvement Account Book 1787-1791   3     1 3V 220
Nicholson, John; Personal Accounts; Team to Wyoming Account Book 1790   3     1 3V 220
Nicholson, Samuel; Account Book; Book of Accounts, B 1789   3     1 3V 220
Smock, Robert, Accounts; Estate Account Book not dated   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Articles of Agreement 1799-1800   3   1   3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Book of Advertisements 1800   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Book of Advertisers not dated   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Index not dated   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Ledger 1799-1800   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Miscellaneous Materials; Anonymous Letter 1800 May 7   3       3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Miscellaneous Materials; Newspaper Fragment 1800 July   3       3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Subject Matter Book C not dated   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Subject Matter Book D not dated   3     1 3V 220
"Supporter or Daily Repast" Accounts; Vouchers and Receipts 1799-1800   3   1   3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Account of Commissioners' Certificates 1797-1800   4     1 3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Account of Squares in Washington not dated   4     1 3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Legal Papers, Folder 1 1793-1800   4   1   3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Legal Papers, Folder 2 1793-1800   4   1   3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Legal Papers, Folder 3 1793-1800   4   1   3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Legal Papers, Folder 4 1793-1800   4   1   3V 220
Washington, DC Developer Accounts; Second Selection Lots - Appropriations and Dispositions 1796-1798   4     1 3V 220


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Sequestered John Nicholson Papers

 


IMPEACHMENT PAPERS, 1777-1794. (4 boxes)

Contents Dates Box # of Folders # of Volumes Floor Slot
             
State Financial Accounts; Accounts of Continental Army Certificates 1792-1793 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts; Accounts in Continental Certificates; Errors Rectified not dated 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts: Account of my Negotiations for the State between Paper Money… not dated 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts; Account of Receipts and Expenditures of the US 1794 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts; Calculations of Certificates Received and Exchanged, Book B 1790 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts: Certificates, Etcetera and State Money 1788-89 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts: Certificates, Etcetera and State Money 1789-1790 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts; Checks of Continental Certificates 1791-1793 1   1 GM 480
State Financial Accounts; General Accounts 1777-1790 1 12   GM 480
State Financial Accounts; General Accounts (764 items) 1791-1794 2 9   GM 480
Impeachment File 1779-1785 2 4   GM 480
Impeachment File (842 items) 1786-1792 3 14   GM 481
Impeachment File (1027 items) 1793-1794 4 10   GM 481


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Sequestered John Nicholson Papers


ESTATE SETTLEMENT PAPERS, 1783-1852. (4 boxes)

 

Contents Dates Box # of Folders Floor Slot
Estate Settlement Papers (not microfilmed)          
Articles of Agreement (1150 items) 1807-1843 1 5 GM 484
Bonds 1800-1843 1 3 GM 484
Deeds 1800-1842 1 1 GM 484
Estate Settlement File 1783-1795 1 6 GM 484
Estate Settlement File (1033 items) 1796-1811 2 18 GM 485
Estate Settlement File (564 items) 1812-1852 3 8 GM 485


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