Contents and Arrangement

Receipt of certificate for transferring amount of $664.46 to the Registry of U.S. Treasury. Written on reverse of certificate issued by the U.S. Loan Office, 1790 October 9

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists chiefly of correspondence and documents from 1861-1862 when S. Meredith Dickinson was commissioned as a paymaster in the United States Navy, assigned to the U.S. Sloop of War "Dale". Included are his cashbook for 1861, a quarterly clothing report, and a list of sick sent to the U.S. Naval Hospital in the early months of 1862. Also included is a letter (1790) and a United States Loan Office certificate (1799) of Philemon Dickinson, his great-grandfather.

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.

The cash book dated 1861 bears the bookplate of "Abraham E. Cutter, Bookseller, Stationer."

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:

Receipt of certificate for transferring amount of $664.46 to the Registry of U.S. Treasury. Written on reverse of certificate issued by the U.S. Loan Office; Dickinson Family Collection, C1047, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1