Steven Phelps Palmyra transactions

Steven Phelps Palmyra transactions

Dates: 1800

Collection contains fourteen manuscript debt notes, in sheets of three or four notes each. Notes are signed by Stephen Phelps in Palmyra, New York, and dated August 30, 1800. The notes are for twenty dollars each, with one in the amount of $17.32, and some notes allow an extra year for payment. The debt notes total $277.32. Collection includes five separate sheets or slips of varying sizes.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 4128
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Steven Phelps Palmyra Transactions must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4128; Steven Phelps Palmyra Transactions; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4128, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were purchased by L. Tom Perry Special Collections from Rick Grunder in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder; 1989.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Archives.
Subject Terms
Phelps, Steven, 1787?; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Economics and Banking; History; Palmyra (N.Y.)
Genre / Form
Promissory notes
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 17 July 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Phelps (Steven) Palmyra Transactions
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swinderl, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:21-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical sketch

Stephen Phelps was born circa 1787 in Connecticut. He later married Elizabeth Phelps. He was a resident of Palmyra, New York in the year 1800.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts