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McLain Family Papers     
1780-1880, [1810-1833; 1868-1880]
 
Extent: 17 items
 
Accession Number: 1998.046.
 
Abstract: Receipts and financial paperwork of the McLain Family, Alexander McLain, David McLain, and John McLain, consisting of Alexander McLain's pension for his service in the American Revolution, as well as a list of Alexander's expenses, family receipts, two partial letters, and a contract for the establishment of a ferry at Crooked Creek.
 
Processed by: Amber M. McPherson, July 2007
 
Repository:  Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone:  (573) 651-2245; Fax: (573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu 
 
Provenance: Unknown
 
Citation:  McLain Family Papers, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: Some of the materials are very fragile and should be handled only if absolutely necessary, and then only with great care.
 
Scope and Content Note
 
This collection mostly contains receipts and financial paperwork of the McLain Family, specifically Alexander McLain, David McLain, and John McLain.  Very prominent in the collection is the paperwork relating to Alexander McLain's pension for his service in the American Revolution, as well as a list of Alexander's expenses.  In addition to the financial papers, there are two partial letters and a contract for the establishment of a ferry at Crooked Creek.
 
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