Digital Commonwealth

Papers, 1748-1902 (bulk 1748-1860)

Item Information

Title:
Papers, 1748-1902 (bulk 1748-1860)
Description:
Deeds, plans of land, and other legal documents; account books and other financial records of John Nelson, housewright (1801-1848); and miscellaneous items.
Contributor:
Nelson, John, 1789-1859
Creator:
Nelson family
Date:
1748–1902
Format:
Documents
Location:
Lincoln Public Library
Lincoln Town Archives
Collection (local):
Lincoln Town Archives
Subjects:
Real property--Massachusetts--Lincoln
Carpentry--Massachusetts--Lincoln
Deeds--Massachusetts--Lincoln
Account books--Massachusetts--Lincoln
Carpenters--Massachusetts--Lincoln
Landowners--Massachusetts--Lincoln
Nelson, Josiah, 1726-1810
Nelson, John, 1789-1859
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Lincoln
Extent:
1 box + 1 separately bound volume in box
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift; W. Newton Nelson.
Preferred Citation:
Courtesy of the Lincoln Town Archives.
Notes:
Finding aid in the repository.
Nelson family settled in Massachusetts in 1636, in Lexington (now Lincoln) in 1720; major land acquisition by Josiah Nelson in 18th century; John Nelson, son of Josiah, noted Lincoln, Mass., housewright, building or working on many Lincoln homes still extant.
Organized into four series: 1. Deeds; 2. Financial records; 3. Miscellaneous; 4. Financial records (bound separately). Arranged topically.
Language:
English
Identifier:
Nelson_Papers
Call #:
Lincoln Vault (2002.006.1) Deeds
Lincoln Vault (2002.006.2) Financial Records
Lincoln Vault (2002.006.3) Miscellaneous
Lincoln Vault (2002.006.8) Financial Records Bound Separately