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Jellis Fonda Papers

Jellis Fonda Papers

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Guide to the Jellis Fonda Papers

1750-1791

New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Special Collections
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Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-13T10:52-0500

Repository: New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Title: Jellis Fonda Papers
Dates: 1750-1791
Quantity: 0.75 Cubic feet + 2 volumes
Funding Source:This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.
Identification: Coll. No. 157
Language: English

Scope and Content Note

Letters, invoices, accounts, along with land, legal, and military papers of Jellis/Jelles Fonda of Montgomery County, N.Y. Also contains two ledgers of a general store in Caughnawaga (Fonda), Montogmery County, N.Y. Subjects of note include his trade with London markets and with Native Americans, many of whom were customers in the ledgers. Includes some photocopies.


Biographical/Historical note

Jellis/Jelles Fonda (1729-1791) of Montgomery County, N.Y. was a soldier, justice of the peace, and one of the first merchants west of Schenectady, N.Y.


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Administrative Information

Accession Numbers

FM-045.53, FM-131.73, NM-039.74, NM-19.2011


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