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William H. Gifford Letters

A description of his letters at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LMD
Date: 19 Apr 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.

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.

Arrangement of the Collection

Letters are arranged in chronological order.


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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




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

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

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