George M. Cavis Papers
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The collection contains a daily diary of George M. Cavis from February-April, 1845, as well as various essays, notes, and a play written while he was attending school in Hebron, New Hampshire. Also included is a list of members of the Gurdy family and a letter to an unidentified recipient from Elisha Gurdy dated Feb. 17, 1857. The letter has a notation written by Bella Gurdy Cavis identifying Elisha Gurdy as her grandfather.
- Cavis, George M. (Person)
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George M. Cavis was born about 1830 and was a resident of Bristol, New Hampshire. He was the son of Solomon and Almira M. Cavis. Karl G. Cavis, born in 1868, was the son of George Cavis and his wife, Harriet A. Cavis. Karl Cavis was a resident of Bristol and was the husband of Bella Gurdy Cavis. Bella Cavis was the daughter of Levi C. and Sarah E. Gurdy and the granddaughter of Elisha Gurdy, also a resident of Bristol, N.H.
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Purchased from Bruce Marcus, Wiscasset, Me. in May 2005.
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- Amateur plays Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Bristol (N.H.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gurdy family
- Gurdy, Elisha
- Hebron (N.H. : Town) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Schools -- New Hampshire -- Hebron (Town) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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