The Resource Correspondence between David Cobb and others regarding land, legal matters and settlement :

Correspondence between David Cobb and others regarding land, legal matters and settlement :

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Correspondence between David Cobb and others regarding land, legal matters and settlement :
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Correspondence between David Cobb and others regarding land, legal matters and settlement :
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eng
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Description: Includes: Receipted bill of David Cobb for the Columbian Centinel, 3 Mar. 1799 Letter from D[onald] Ross (Union River, Me.) to David Cobb about personal matters, 7 Mar. 1799 Letter from Henry Jackson (Boston) to David Cobb informing him that Henry Knox has settled his debts and commenting on political matters, the war with France, and the activities of the Federalist Party, 7 Mar. 1799 Letter from David Cobb (Gouldsboro, Me.) to Isaac Parker about the settlement of legal questions rising out of disputes over tracts of Maine land owned by Thomas M. Willing, William Cramond, and John Tyler, 12 Apr. 1799 Letter from David Wass (Columbia, Me.) to David Cobb about the payment of taxes, 19 Apr. 1799 Letter from Isaac Parker (Castine, Me.) to David Cobb informing him that Parker has taken legal action against trespassers on the Maine lands under Cobb's supervision, 24 Apr. 1799 Letter from [David] Cobb and [John] Richards (Gouldsboro, Me.) to David Wass about Wass's land and the sale of a plough to him, 2 May 1799 List of provisions by [David Cobb], 2 May 1799 Letter from Donald Ross (Union River, Me.) to David Cobb about legal actions against James Hopkins for lumbering on lands under Cobb's supervision, 6 May 1799 Letter from David Cobb (Castine, Me.) to William Bingham about legal action taken against trespassers on Bingham's Maine lands, 9 May 1799. Another copy, 8 May 1799, printed in Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, vol. 37, pp. 961-962. Letter from David Cobb (Gouldsboro, Me.) to William Bingham concerning legal action against trespassers on Bingham's Maine lands and enclosing Cobb's private and loan accounts, 16 May 1799 Letter from David Cobb (Gouldsboro, Me.) to Donald Ross about legal action against trespassers and the rental of meadow land, 18 May 1799 Letter from David Cobb (Boston) to William Bingham about Cobb's trip to Boston to purchase supplies and recruit settlers, 26 May 1799
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UkMbAM-D
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Cobb, David
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Nun59-w-WjU
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Correspondence; Business and financial document
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Massachusetts Historical Society
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  • Wass, David
  • Jackson, Henry
  • Adam Matthews Digital (Firm)
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Correspondence between David Cobb and others regarding land, legal matters and settlement :
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http://www.frontierlife.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/MHS_Cobb_3_8
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  • This collection consists of the papers of David Cobb primarily documenting his position as land agent for William Bingham in Maine, including papers related to the settlement of Maine, logging and the lumber trade, roads, and other subjects. Also included are papers related to his service during the American Revolution and his career as a politician and judge. David Cobb was a Revolutionary War soldier and aide-de-camp to General George Washington, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and president of the Senate, physician, judge, member of Congress, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The collection contains letters to Charles W. Hare, Bingham's Philadelphia agent, and Alexander Baring, the future Lord Ashburton and representative of London's House of Baring. Also included are legal actions, financial accounts, maps, and inventories related to land development, fishing, lumbering, census reports, lotteries, the laying out of streets, and the construction of wharves, warehouses, and sawmills in Gouldsboro, Maine, which Cobb tried to develop as a major commercial port. The collection also contains eight fragmentary diaries kept by Cobb, 1781-1818; a manuscript notebook with sketches; lists of British ships of the line; instructions for naval officers; letters to various members of the Cobb family; and letters from William Eustis, Henry Knox, Timothy Pickering, and Israel Thorndike concerning foreign relations, state politics, and miscellaneous financial matters related to the firm of Cobb and Richards, in which Cobb was partner
  • AMDigital Reference: Ms. N-1000
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online resource
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text
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1 online resource
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
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Specific material designation
remote
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(UkMbAM-D)E-AMD00030506
Label
Correspondence between David Cobb and others regarding land, legal matters and settlement :
Link
http://www.frontierlife.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/MHS_Cobb_3_8
Publication
Note
  • This collection consists of the papers of David Cobb primarily documenting his position as land agent for William Bingham in Maine, including papers related to the settlement of Maine, logging and the lumber trade, roads, and other subjects. Also included are papers related to his service during the American Revolution and his career as a politician and judge. David Cobb was a Revolutionary War soldier and aide-de-camp to General George Washington, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and president of the Senate, physician, judge, member of Congress, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The collection contains letters to Charles W. Hare, Bingham's Philadelphia agent, and Alexander Baring, the future Lord Ashburton and representative of London's House of Baring. Also included are legal actions, financial accounts, maps, and inventories related to land development, fishing, lumbering, census reports, lotteries, the laying out of streets, and the construction of wharves, warehouses, and sawmills in Gouldsboro, Maine, which Cobb tried to develop as a major commercial port. The collection also contains eight fragmentary diaries kept by Cobb, 1781-1818; a manuscript notebook with sketches; lists of British ships of the line; instructions for naval officers; letters to various members of the Cobb family; and letters from William Eustis, Henry Knox, Timothy Pickering, and Israel Thorndike concerning foreign relations, state politics, and miscellaneous financial matters related to the firm of Cobb and Richards, in which Cobb was partner
  • AMDigital Reference: Ms. N-1000
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkMbAM-D)E-AMD00030506

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