Finding aid for the George Lord Chapman Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Chapman, George Lord
Title: George Lord Chapman Papers
Dates: 1797-1893
Extent: 0.40 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: George Lord Chapman, a native of East Haddam, Connecticut, moved to Brooklyn Township in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, before 1820. In 1835 he was appointed coroner for Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and in 1836 was elected marshal of Ohio City. The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, inventories, and agreements (1797-1807), relating to the estate of Selden Chapman of East Haddam, Conn.; land deeds and agreements (1820-1850), frequently involving Richard and Samuel Lord and Josiah Barber, realtors in Brooklyn Township, Ohio; record book (1824-1854) of Wayne, Medina & Cuyahoga Turnpike Road Company, of which Chapman was a director; and record book (1835-1840) of the New Harbour Company, a joint-stock company dealing in the sale of land which was organized in Ohio City. Also includes several letters of John Hay (1882), William McKinley (1887 and 1893), and John Sherman (1883).
MS Number MS 3055
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English