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Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-009

Scope and Contents

This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.

Dates

  • 1676-1846

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series:
  1. Deeds, wills concerning Salem County, 1676-1846
  2. Maps, etc., concerning properties along Salem Creek, 1824-184
  3. Stock certificates from Salem Canal company
  4. Miscellaneous correspondence

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Unknown, Prior to 1956

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift to Friends Historical Library before 1956

Processing Information

In the summer of 1956, this bundle of papers was sorted and placed in Record Group 5.
Title
An Inventory of the Bassett Family Papers, 1676-1846
Author
FHL staff
Date
1956
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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