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Kimball Family Papers

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SERIES I. Deeds
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11A deed for one-half of an undivided woodlot in Methuen, Mass., from William Kimball, cordwainer, to Joseph Williams, distiller, both of Newburyport, for $129.751804
1A deed for "the one half of a wall pew….numbered six" in the Third Religious Society (Second Congregational Church, a.k.a. North Church) from Porter Russell, cabinetmaker, to William Kimball [Jr.], goldsmith, both of Newburyport, for $121821
1A deed for a parcel of land on Merrimack Street in Newburyport containing a barn, from Thomas Davis, apothecary, to William Kimball, trader, both of Newburyport, for $8501832
SERIES II. Receipts
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12Three receipts for tuition for "master John" and "master Horace Kimball," [John Pil(l)sbury Kimball and Charles Horace Kimball, sons of William Jr.]1821-1836
2Two receipts from Porter Russell to William Kimball for a sofa, crib, folding desk, night cabinet and furniture repairs, including a "Coffin for a Child" [Augustus Wingate Kimball, 29 November 1827-8 March 1829]1826, 1829
2A small book containing a list of transactions for the period 2 January-16 November 1832, largely related to Kimball's goldsmith business, but also including cash and commodities1832
2An order from John W. Jones of Boston for 24 gold necklaces from William Kimball1827
SERIES III. Insurance Policies
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13Five insurance policies "Insurance Against Fire" on property and contents owned by William Kimball Jr. in Newburyport1825-1832
SERIES IV. Probate Documents
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14A bill of sale for the purchase of a tract of land at auction in Bradford, Mass., by William Kimball [unclear if Sr. or Jr.] from the estate of Jesse Johnson for $6431831
4The probate court appointment of William Kimball, Jr. as administrator of the estate of his father, William Kimball, Sr.1834
SERIES V. Miscellaneous Material
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15A booklet, The Confession of Faith and Covenant of the Second Congregational Church in Newburyport, outlining the confession of faith and covenant agreement for members in the Second Congregational Church of Newburyport (included is a list of members, but not including any Kimballs)1832
5A single sheet of paper on which is written formulas for a liquid used to color gold and for making silver solderundated
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