Guide to the Judah family (New York, Montreal, Indiana) papers, 1784-1854

P-78

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Machine-readable finding aid was converted from a MARC record with marc2ead_ajhs.xsl in 2009. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Judah family
Creator:Taylor, John
Creator:Judah, Samuel
Creator:Judah, Samuel
Creator:Judah, Jonathan
Creator:Judah, Bernard Samuel
Creator:Judah, Aaron Hart
Creator:Judah, Washington
Creator:Judah, Edward
Title:Judah family (New York, Montreal, Indiana) papers
Dates:1784-1854
Abstract:Contains the correspondence of Gen. John Taylor to Bernard Judah about his father, Samuel's, pro-revolutionary activities in Montreal in 1774, describing in detail the provisions he supplied the American forces and questioning the propriety of Gen. Benedict Arnold's involvement. Includes an unidentified letter depicting the virtues of Samuel Judah and materials relating to his financial position in Montreal.
Quantity:1 1/2 manuscript box
Quantity:.25 linear feet
Identification:P-78
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society Archives
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Scope and Content Note

Contains the correspondence of Gen. John Taylor to Bernard Judah about his father, Samuel's, pro-revolutionary activities in Montreal in 1774, describing in detail the provisions he supplied the American forces and questioning the propriety of Gen. Benedict Arnold's involvement. Includes an unidentified letter depicting the virtues of Samuel Judah and materials relating to his financial position in Montreal.

Also includes a letter from his son, Jonathan, to another son, Samuel, in Vincennes, Indiana, on family matters (1830).

Includes estate inventories of Aaron Hart Judah (1836) and Washington Judah (1854). Both signed by Edward Judah (apparently of a different family).

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

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American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
E-mail: inquiries@cjh.org

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