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Judah family (New York, Montreal, Indiana) papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P2, Folder: P-78
Identifier: P-78

Scope and Content Note

Contains the correspondence of Gen. John Taylor to Bernard Judah about his father, Samuel's, pro-revolutionary activities in Montreal in 1774, describing in detail the provisions he supplied the American forces and questioning the propriety of Gen. Benedict Arnold's involvement. Includes an unidentified letter depicting the virtues of Samuel Judah and materials relating to his financial position in Montreal.

Also includes a letter from his son, Jonathan, to another son, Samuel, in Vincennes, Indiana, on family matters (1830); and estate the inventories of Aaron Hart Judah (1836) and Washington Judah (1854), both signed by Edward Judah (apparently of a different family).

Folder 2 of the collection is digitized and available at https://digipres.cjh.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE10684513.

Dates

  • 1784-1854

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Extent

1 Manuscript Boxes

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains the correspondence of Gen. John Taylor to Bernard Judah about his father, Samuel's, pro-revolutionary activities in Montreal in 1774, describing in detail the provisions he supplied the American forces, and questioning the propriety of Gen. Benedict Arnold's involvement. Includes an unidentified letter depicting the virtues of Samuel Judah and materials relating to his financial position in Montreal.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P2.

Title
Guide to the Judah family (New York, Montreal, Indiana) papers, 1784-1854 P-78
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • April, June 2020: EHyman: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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