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George Newbold Correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-194
Identifier: SFHL-SC-194


Contains business and family correspondence received by George Newbold.


  • Creation: 1804-1850


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

George Newbold (1780-1858) was a successful merchant in New York City. The son of Clayton and Mary Foster of Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting, New Jersey, he moved to New York City in 1797 as an apprentice to Thomas Franklin. He served as president of the Bank of North America and as a governor and president of the New York Hospital Society. A member of New York Monthly Meeting, he was disowned from the Orthodox branch in 1830 for marrying his second wife contrary to discipline.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1997.

Related Materials

RG5/336, Newbold-Fox Family Papers

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