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Merriman Family papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1034

Scope and Contents

Land transfer for Amos Merriman for Clarke land in Kentucky. A letter from James B. Clarke to his brother regarding some dissatisfaction on the part of Merriman, discussing how to deal with it and offering his help if he cannot settle it. Document giving power of attorney to Reuben Merriman for renting land left to Nathan Chambers by Cary S. Clarke. Indenture for sale of land in Kentucky from Amos to Reuben Merriman. Divorce decree, 1881 for R.A. Merriman and M.J. Merriman in Union County Iowa. Bible records of births, marriages and deaths in the Merriman family.


  • Created: 1811-1821, 1881

Biographical / Historical

In 1811 Amos Merriman of Fairfield County, Connecticut purchased land in Kentucky from Cary S. Clarke, through his brother James B. Clarke in New York. Reuben Merriman was a lawyer in Fairfield County, Connecticut.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 6 items

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