Guide to the Estate of John White head Checks 1864-1871 MG 1614

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Arrangement
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information
Bibliography

Container List

Checks


Guide to the Estate of John Whitehead Checks
1864-1871
MG 1614
The New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: NJHS Library
Phone: (973) 596-8500 x249
Email: library@jerseyhistory.org
URL: http://www.jerseyhistory.org
© 2004 All rights reserved.
The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Daniel Fisher.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: John Whitehead
Title: Estate of John Whitehead
Checks
Dates 1864-1871
Abstract: This collection consists of checks dating from 1864-1871 drawn off the estate of John Whitehead held at the Phenix National Bank in New York City.
Quantity: 0.03 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection Number: MG 1614

Biographical Note

John Whitehead, son of William Whitehead, cashier of Newark Banking and Insurance Company, entered the mercantile profession in New York. He later moved to Mobile, Alabama and was a resident of Key West from 1824-1832, when he moved to New Orleans. Returning to New York, John Whitehead held the vice-presidency of a leading insurance company. He died on August 29, 1864. His brother, William A. Whitehead, served as an executor of his will.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of checks dating from 1864-1871 drawn off the estate of John Whitehead held at the Phenix National Bank in New York City. During the course of the eight years in which checks were drawn, two men served as executors of the estate: H.P. Fessenden (1864-1867) and William A. Whitehead (1868-1871).

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Fessenden, H. P.
Whitehead, John, d. 1864
Whitehead, William A. (William Adee), 1810-1884
Document Types:
Checks.
Estate records.

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Related Material

Manuscript Group 177, William A. Whitehead Papers, The New Jersey Historical Society. Contains the Accounts of John Whitehead with W.A. Whitehead serving as executor.

Manuscript Group 311, Estate of John Whitefield, Account Book, The New Jersey Historical Society. Contains account books, letters, receipts, and checks relating to the estate.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1614, Estate of John Whitehead, Checks, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

The source of this collection is unknown.

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Bibliography

Jackson, Ronald Vern. New Jersey 1850 Census Index. Bountiful, UT: Accelerated Indexing Systems, Inc., 1976.

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Container List

Checks

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Phenix Bank checks 1864 Jan.-1866 Dec
1 1 Phenix Bank checks 1867 Jan.-1871 Nov.

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