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Letter from James R. Wilson, a stockbroker, to his client, William Gulick, complaining how difficult it was at the time to make safe investments and offering to either return his money or repurchase for him stocks in the W.S. Bank, 1833 December 21 Philadelphia, 1833 December 21
Collection Description & Creator Information
Consists of correspondence and documents of the Gulick family of Middlesex and Somerset counties, New Jersey. The collection contains some personal family correspondence and documents, especially of William Gulick, but consists mainly of material regarding the running of stagecoach lines of those counties, including the Columbia Coach Co., Federal Coach Lines, and the New Union Line. The correspondence deals with such subjects as the care of horses, repair to coaches, stables, extra loads, and steamboat connections. The documents include bills, receipts, wills, a genealogy, bonds, deeds, mortgages, bills of sale, arrest warrants, an insurance policy, a promissory note, general statements of account, and a certificate of stock shares.
The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALS = autograph letter signed, TLS = typed letter signed, ACS = autograph card signed, TCS = typed card signed, ANS = autograph note signed, TNS = typed note signed, AMsS = autograph manuscript signed, and TMsS = typed manuscript signed.
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Collection is open for research use.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
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Letter from James R. Wilson, a stockbroker, to his client, William Gulick, complaining how difficult it was at the time to make safe investments and offering to either return his money or repurchase for him stocks in the W.S. Bank, 1833 December 21 Philadelphia; Gulick Family Papers, C0436, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 2
- Gulick, William B.