Papers of Abraham Anderson (1758-1844)


Subseries A, Papers of Abraham Anderson (1758-1844), 1801-1839 (#1.7, 2.1, C.1.1-C.1.3), contains an account book, correspondence, a debt collection petition, and promissory notes. The account book and promissory notes reflect Anderson's daily business and household transactions associated with the running of his estate. The correspondence is comprised of a single letter to Anderson's parents apprising them of his progress while at school. The petition for debt collection relates to Anderson's claim on the estate of a Thomas Smith. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by record type.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (2 file boxes, 1 carton)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Parson Smith family papers

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Credit Line

Bequest of Louisa Anderson (Goodell) Parker (1871-1952), 1953


South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

Description Level


Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-205; HGO-02-105-A-F-102