Elijah Miller Papers

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Elijah Miller papers
Creator: Miller, Elijah, 1772-1851
Call Number: A.M63
Dates: 1782-1861
Physical Description: 8 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Related Materials
Content List
Legal papers
Biographical materials, circa 1804-1846
Collection Overview
Title: Elijah Miller papers
Creator: Miller, Elijah, 1772-1851
Call Number: A.M63
Dates: 1782-1861
Physical Description: 8 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Legal papers, correspondence and other papers of Elijah Miller (1772-1851). Auburn lawyer and judge and father-in-law of William Henry Seward.

The legal papers and correspondence deal mostly with real estate transactions in Auburn and Cayuga County during the early 1800s, and with matters relating to the settlement of Judge Miller's estate. Other material includes Judge Miller's bank books, records of court proceedings, maps of real estate transactions, genealogical records and copies of Judge Miller's wills.

New York (State)--Auburn
New York (State)--Cayuga County
Real property
Legal instruments
Miller, Elijah, 1772-1851
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Elijah Miller papers were part of the Seward papers presented to the University of Rochester by William Henry Seward III in 1950. (Bequest)Access
The Elijah Miller papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
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[Item title, item date], Elijah Miller papers, A.M63, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
William Henry Seward Papers Microform Edition

William Henry Seward Papers : Please note: The collection has been microfilmed for preservation purposes, and users will be referred to the microform edition.

William Henry Seward Papers Addition : Materials added to the collection after it was microfilmed in 1981.

George M. Grier Papers, 1800-1881 .

George Washington Patterson Papers, 1831-1898 .

Thurlow Weed Papers, 1816-1894 .

Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055

Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1801-1812
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1813-1836
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, 1827-1834
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1837-1839
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, 1840-1847
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence, undated
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence, fragments
Legal papers
Box 1a, Folder 1Legal papers, 1782-1790
Box 1a, Folder 2Legal papers, 1791-1795
Box 1a, Folder 3Legal papers, 1796-1799
Box 1a, Folder 4Legal papers, 1799
Box 1a, Folder 5Legal papers, January-July 1800
Box 1a, Folder 6Legal papers, August-December 1800
Box 1a, Folder 7Legal papers, January-July 1801
Box 1a, Folder 8Legal papers, August-December 1801
Box 1a, Folder 9Legal papers, January-August 1802
Box 1a, Folder 10Legal papers, September-December 1802
Box 1a, Folder 11Legal papers, January-May 1803
Box 1a, Folder 12Legal papers, June-August 1803
Box 1a, Folder 13Legal papers, September-November 1803
Box 1a, Folder 14Legal papers, December 1803
Box 1a, Folder 15Legal papers, January-June 1804
Box 1a, Folder 16Legal papers, July-December 1804
Box 2, Folder 1Legal papers, 1805
Box 2, Folder 2Legal papers, January-July 1806
Box 2, Folder 3Legal papers, August-December 1806
Box 2, Folder 4Legal papers, January-August 1807
Box 2, Folder 5Legal papers, September-December 1807
Box 2, Folder 6Legal papers, January-July 1808
Box 2, Folder 7Legal papers, August-December 1808
Box 2, Folder 8Legal papers, January-August 1809
Box 2, Folder 9Legal papers, September-December 1809
Box 2, Folder 10Legal papers, 1810
Box 2, Folder 11Legal papers, 1811
Box 2, Folder 12Legal papers, 1812
Box 2a, Folder 1Legal papers, 1813
Box 2a, Folder 2Legal papers, 1814
Box 2a, Folder 3Legal papers, 1815
Box 2a, Folder 4Legal papers, 1816
Box 2a, Folder 5Legal papers, 1817
Box 2a, Folder 6Legal papers, 1818
Box 2a, Folder 7Legal papers, 1819
Box 2a, Folder 8Legal papers, 1820
Box 2a, Folder 9Legal papers, 1821
Box 2a, Folder 10Legal papers, 1822
Box 2a, Folder 11Legal papers, 1823
Box 2a, Folder 12Legal papers, 1824
Box 3, Folder 1Legal papers, 1825
Box 3, Folder 2Legal papers, 1826
Box 3, Folder 3Legal papers, 1827
Box 3, Folder 4Legal papers, 1828
Box 3, Folder 5Legal papers, 1829
Box 3, Folder 6Legal papers, 1830
Box 3, Folder 7Legal papers, 1831-1832
Box 3, Folder 8Legal papers, 1833
Box 3, Folder 9Legal papers, 1834
Box 3, Folder 10Legal papers, 1835
Box 4, Folder 1Legal papers, January-August 1836
Box 4, Folder 2Legal papers, September-December 1836
Box 4, Folder 3Legal papers, 1837-1839
Box 4, Folder 4Legal papers, 1840
Box 4, Folder 5Legal papers, 1841-1842
Box 4, Folder 6Legal papers, 1843
Box 4, Folder 7Legal papers, 1844
Box 4, Folder 8Legal papers, 1845
Box 4, Folder 9Legal papers, 1846-1847
Box 4, Folder 10Legal papers, 1848
Box 4, Folder 11Legal papers, 1849
Box 4, Folder 12Legal papers, 1850
Box 4, Folder 13Legal papers, 1851
Box 4, Folder 14Legal papers, 1852
Box 4, Folder 15Legal papers, January-May 1853
Box 4, Folder 16Legal papers, June-December 1853
Box 4, Folder 17Legal papers, 1854
Box 5, Folder 1Legal papers, January-September 1855
Box 5, Folder 2Legal papers, October-December 1855
Box 5, Folder 3Legal papers, 1856
Box 5, Folder 4Legal papers, January-April 1857
Box 5, Folder 5Legal papers, May 1857
Box 5, Folder 6Legal papers, June-July 1857
Box 5, Folder 7Legal papers, August-October 1857
Box 5, Folder 8Legal papers, November-December 1857
Box 5, Folder 9Legal papers, January-July 1858
Box 5, Folder 10Legal papers, September-December 1858
Box 5, Folder 11Legal papers, 1859
Box 5, Folder 12Legal papers, 1860
Box 5, Folder 13Legal papers, 1861
Box 5, Folder 14-15Legal papers, undated
Box 6, Folder 6Wills of Elijah Miller, September 10, 1831 May 27, 1847 November 5, 1851 November 17, 1851
Also included in this folder is a document appointing William Henry Seward as Miller's executor, dated November 17, 1851.

Box 6, Folder 8Court records
2 Volumes

Package 1Supreme Court docket, 1810-1822
Biographical materials, circa 1804-1846
Box 6, Folder 1Elijah Miller biography
Box 6, Folder 2Bank books, 1832 1844 1846
3 books

Box 6, Folder 3Genealogical materials
Box 6, Folder 4Maps, 1804-1835
Box 6, Folder 5Maps, undated
Box 6, Folder 7Genealogical and biographical sketch of the late honorable Elijah Miller, written by Benjamin F. Hall

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