John P. Jackson Papers


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Object ID:
MG 47
Category:
Collections of Papers
Creator:
John P. Jackson
Date:
between 1821 and 1887
Collection:
John P. Jackson Papers
Held at:
The New Jersey Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Size:
7 volumes
Description:
The papers consist largely of letters received by John P. Jackson, and date from 1821-1887, with bulk dates of 1830-1860.

The correspondence mostly pertains to John P. Jackson’s business matters and contains complaints concerning the various railroads Jackson oversaw; requests for free tickets or passes; information regarding the railroad company’s stock; discussion of New Jersey and Unites States politics; invitations to dinners, meetings, lectures, and visits; and inquiries into money owed. Correspondents include Samuel Bayard, John J. Chetwood, John Davis, William L. Dayton, Edward Everett, Richard Stockton Field, Theodore Frelinghuysen, Charles Gayarré, Chauncey A. Goodrich, Dudley S. Gregory, Joseph C. Hornblower, Peter Jackson, Jacob W. Miller, J. Phillips Phoenix, Robert Schuyler, ...
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