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Elisha Ayer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0654-sc

Autograph letter signed. Addressed to the "Wright Honarable" Col. Thomas Cutts, Esq. Begins as a personal letter and then turns to business about supplying iron.

Dates

  • July 17 1799

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

1 item (3 pages; 23 cm.)

Overview

Autograph letter signed. Addressed to the "Wright Honarable" Col. Thomas Cutts, Esq. Begins as a personal letter and then turns to business about supplying iron.

Biographical Note

Elisha Ayer, a native of Haverhill, Mass., early in his life moved to Pepperellborough (Saco) in Maine. A highly successful business man and trader owning all of Cutt's Island (now Factory Island) he married Mary, the sister of Senator James McLellan, and moved to Newfield, Maine, in 1790 to become the scion of one of the town's leading families. He was the principal proprietor of Washington Plantation and his farm was located just south of Symmes Pond.

General

Part of p. 3 missing.

General No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Elisha Ayer Letter
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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University of Maine
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