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David H. Sumner Papers

An inventory of of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 12 Apr 2010

Biographical History

David H. Sumner (1776-1867) was a merchant, farmer, and possibly a tavern owner in 19th century New Hampshire.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The David H. Sumner Papers consist of correspondence, financial records and legal records.

Arrangement of the Collection

Within each series, material is arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

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.

Subject Headings


Sumner, David Hubbard, 1776-1867.


Farmers -- New Hampshire -- 19th century.
Merchants -- New Hampshire -- 19th century.


New Hampshire -- History -- 19th century.

Genres and Forms

Financial records.
Legal documents.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

David H. Sumner Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1963.

Table of Contents


Financial records

Legal records