Finding aid for the Abraham Skinner Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Skinner, Abraham
Title: Abraham Skinner Papers
Dates: 1786-1857
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: Abraham Skinner (1755-1826) was a merchant, lawyer and land agent of East Hartford, Connecticut, and of New Market, Ohio; and co-founder of Grandon (now Fairport), Ohio. The collection consists of business and legal correspondence, as well as land deeds, financial accounts, estate, and other legal papers relating primarily to land transactions in and around Painesville, Ohio, especially involving Skinner's service as counsel to Henry Champion. Includes material on road surveying, horse breeding and tavern keeping.
MS Number MS 1270
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English