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James Bardon land patent letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3654

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two documents. One notes receipt of $148 by James Bardon from P. J. Peterson in payment for land patents in the name of James Starkey and Peter J. Peterson. The other is a letter to Starkey and Peterson from Bardon confirming that the payment was received by the land office and informing them that they now have "full authority to cut timber and do as you please with the land."

Dates

  • 1870

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

James Bardon was one of the early settlers of Superior, Wisconsin, arriving there in 1854.  He was involved in several local business pursuits including the Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of two documents. One notes receipt of $148 by James Bardon from P. J. Peterson in payment for land patents in the name of James Starkey and Peter J. Peterson. The other is a letter to Starkey and Peterson from Bardon confirming that the payment was received by the land office and informing them that they now have "full authority to cut timber and do as you please with the land."

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S3194 Peter J. Peterson papers

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
Title
Guide to the James Bardon land patent letters
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526