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The first paragraph of this handwritten document written by B. Boorman reads "Sir The totals of last Month (Nov.) which was put on book the beginning of this Month I do not know if you have taken act of Therefore give it below[:]
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The famed chef from New York city's Delmonico's restaurant showcases the unusual ingredients and cuisines favored by America's Gilded Age diners

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Set of 18 engravings that link American history to famous trees associated with those events. Published during the Civil War, the illustrations and accompanying essay often look backward to events during the American Revolution. First among equals is…

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An original copy of an insurance policy (including receipt) purchased from the Ontario and Livingston Mutual Insurance Company by James Wadsworth of Geneseo, N.Y. on "His Custom Flouring Mill" in Livingston County, N.Y. (probably on Conesus Creek in…

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Commercial exchange concerns a Wadsworth family order of labels, perhaps for use upon nursery stock

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Two views of a Wadsworth grist mill located on Conesus Creek in the southern part of the town of Avon, N.Y. It was one of several mills in the area owned by the Wadsworth family of Geneseo, N.Y., beginning in the late eighteenth century.

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Paper Mill Falls is the site of several early mills, including a grist (or flour) mill owned by the Wadsworth family of Geneseo, N.Y.

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Bathers, friends of Martha Blow Wadsworth (wife of Herbert Wadsworth), frolicking in the falls at the Triphammer site in the southern part of the town of Avon, N.Y. The Wadsworth family of Geneseo owned a flour mill at this spot on Conesus Creek,…

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Original contract between Daniel Fitzhugh, as agent for William Wolcott Wadsworth of Geneseo, N.Y. and lesees Thomas Tyler, Benjamin Tyler, and Zachariah Roberson, all of Geneseo. Article 2 of the lease (enlarged snippet view )pertains to rent, both…

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This is a recipe that is written upon the letterhead of the State Agricultural Society. The names of all the former presidents are at the top of the letterhead; also, the recipe contains quite a few exotic ingredients. There is also a series of…
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