Contents and Arrangement

Samuel Howell: Miscellaneous Documents I, 1784-1808

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected eighteenth- and nineteenth-century papers of Samuel Ladd Howell and other members of the Howell family of Woodbury, Gloucester, and Princeton, New Jersey. Included are receipts for miscellaneous purchases, and documents such as promissory notes, statements of account, conditions of sale, and land evaluations. Also included are a land survey, maps of timber lots sold, leases, and some correspondence of Samuel Ladd Howell, his father, Joshua Ladd Howell, his brother, Paschall, and his mother, Anna Howell. Thre is also an account book of the fishing business partnership of "Howell and Whitehall" at Fancy Hill Fishery, located on the Howell family property, dated 1797-1799.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

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.

Credit this material:

Samuel Howell: Miscellaneous Documents I; Samuel Ladd Howell Family Collection, C0455, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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