Fonds F 483

Ford family fonds

About these records

Ford family fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

12 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence among various Ford family members, mostly between Nathan Ford of Ogdensburgh and David Ford of Morris Town and Albany. Letters refer to local events and politics, family news, business activities, European events (especially the progress of the Napoleonic wars), the War of 1812, the Fenian Raids, and other subjects.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Nathan Ford (fl. 1795-1891) was an agent for Colonel Samuel Ogden, and resided in Ogdensburgh (previously Oswegatchie), New York.

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Ford, Nathan, fl. 1795-1891

Restrictions on Access
Originals are closed for conservation reasons; researchers must use microfilm. Otherwise, no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario from the Fisken family of Toronto, Ontario.
Availability of Other Formats

Records are available on microfilm.

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