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William H. Gifford Letters

A description of his letters at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Gifford, William H.
Title: William H. Gifford Letters
Inclusive Dates: 1871
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Two letters related to Gifford's work as a lawyer in Syracuse, New York.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

William H. Gifford (d. 1917) was a member of the law firm of Hiscock, Gifford & Doheny in Syracuse, New York and was also a district attorney for Onondaga County.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The William H. Gifford Letters consists of two handwritten letters sent by Gifford. Both are written on Hiscock, Gifford & Doheny letterhead. The first letter is dated 25 May 1871 and is addressed to "Mr. Snowdon(?) Mathew." It discusses arrangements for a mortgage for a "Mrs. Mathew."

The second letter is dated 26 Oct 1871 and addressed to "Rockwell(?), esq." It also refers to the mortgage being arranged for Mrs. Mathew.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Letters are arranged in chronological order.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Gifford, William H.

Corporate Bodies

Hiscock, Gifford & Doheny.


Lawyers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence.


Syracuse (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William H. Gifford Letters,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 19 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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