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Hall Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0750-sc

Scope and Content Note

The papers of a family living in Bucksport, Maine. A large part of the papers are about Daniel Hall and his inventions. Included are correspondence relating to patents and marketing of the recumbent chair and bag tie, and bills of sale which are for supplies and repairs to the schooners Columbia, Lucy, and Yankee out of Bucksport, Maine. Many of the bills of sale refer to Samuel P. Hall and to S.P. Hall & Co. Correspondents include M.H. Wiley from Boston, R.H. Eddy of the American and Foreign Office of Patents, Howard Tilden of Boston, and Daniel Ashton. Included also are scattered issues of Cape Cod Magazine (1923-1925), some of which contain articles written by L.C. Hall and by Ella Matthews Bangs. Included also is patent right #58343, granted to Daniel B. Hall of Bucksport, Maine for his invention of the improved recumbent chair, September 25, 1866 (includes chair design)

Dates

  • 1849-1925

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Daniel Hall was an inventor living in Bucksport, Maine.

Biographical Note

Samuel P. Hall was a merchant in Bucksport, Maine who sold flour and corn.

Biographical Note

Robert Henry Eddy was a civil engineer and solicitor of patents. He was born in 1812 and died in 1888.

Extent

4 Folders

1 folio folder (1 Item)

Abstract

The papers of a family living in Bucksport, Maine. A large part of the papers are about Daniel Hall and his inventions. Included are correspondence relating to patents and marketing of the recumbent chair and bag tie, and bills of sale which are for supplies and repairs to the schooners Columbia, Lucy, and Yankee out of Bucksport, Maine. Many of the bills of sale refer to Samuel P. Hall and to S.P. Hall & Co. Correspondents include M.H. Wiley from Boston, R.H. Eddy of the American and Foreign Office of Patents, Howard Tilden of Boston, and Daniel Ashton. Included also are scattered issues of Cape Cod Magazine (1923-1925), some of which contain articles written by L.C. Hall and by Ella Matthews Bangs. Included also is patent right #58343, granted to Daniel B. Hall of Bucksport, Maine for his invention of the improved recumbent chair, September 25, 1866 (includes chair design)

Creator

Title
Guide to the Hall Family Papers
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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