Harvey and Orpha Fish letter

Harvey and Orpha Fish letter

Dates: 1832 November 28

Letter from Harvey and Orpha Fish in Manchester, New York, to their brother and sisters in East Windsor, Connecticut. Most of the letter deals with land purchases and financial transactions in Ontario County, New York. The letter is addressed Shadrach Fish and Polly and Wealthy Osborn, and dated November 24, 1832. Collection also includes a photocopy of the letter.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Fish, Harvey, 1798. -- Fish, Orpha
  • Call Number: MSS 4151
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use item must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use photocopy.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4151; Harvey and Orpha Fish letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4151, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder; 1992.
Subject Terms
Fish family; Deeds--New York (State)--Manchester; Finance, Personal--New York (State)--Manchester
Genre / Form
Letters; Photocopies
Processing Information
Processed; Lindsay Larson; 2007.
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Finding Aid Title
Fish (Harvey and Orpha) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lindsay Larson
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-09T17:55-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Orpha Fish was the sister of Shadrach Fish.

Biographical/Historical note

Harvey Fish (b. 1798) was a farmer in New York and Michigan.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts