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Guide to the David F. Heaton Papers 1837-1853

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Heaton, David F. Papers

Dates:

1837-1853

Size:

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The David F. Heaton Papers contain personal and professional correspondence, documenting Heaton's work as a clerk in the General Land Office during the presidency of Andrew Jackson and in the private sector as an expert in land transfer and ownership. The collection also contains family correspondence exchanged between Heaton, his wife, and his sons.

Information on Use

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Heaton, David F. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

David F. Heaton clerked in the General Land Office in the Washington D.C. during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. He lost his position following the election of James K. Polk in 1844, and went into private practice as an expert in land patents, claims, and grants..

Scope Note

The David F. Heaton Papers contain personal and professional correspondence, documenting Heaton's work as a clerk in the General Land Office during the presidency of Andrew Jackson and in the private sector as an expert in land transfer and ownership. The collection also contains family correspondence exchanged by Heaton, his wife, and his sons.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 2

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 3

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 4

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 5

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 6

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 7

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 8

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 9

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 10

Business Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 11

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 12

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 13

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 14

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 15

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 16

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 17

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 18

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 19

Personal Correspondence

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Box 1   Folder 20

Personal Correspondence

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