Series s14 - Wright family papers

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Wright family papers

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CA PCA Acc2702-s14

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  • 1764-1847 (Creation)

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.07 m of textual records

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Alley, George (1844-1899)

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Smith, Henry (1851-1941)

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Series includes military appointments, commissions, instructions for surveyor Charles Wright (1782-1828). Also includes papers of Thomas Wright (ca. 1740-1812), Surveyor General including correspondence with Ward Chipman (1754-1824), astronomical observations and information pertaining to his work in Isle de Sainte Croix and documents regarding the settling of his estate. Also included in the series is a warrant for payment due to George Wright (1810-1887), Surveyor General.

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Items 365, 377, and 385-387 are oversize

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