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Adams, James, 1783-1843

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1783 - 1843

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Adams estate papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1780
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the wills and related estate documents of James, Lucian B., and James Lucian Adams, three generations of the same family, who all lived in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Joseph Smith, Jr. articles of lease

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 783
Scope and Contents Handwritten lease agreement between Jospeh Smith (1805-1844) and James Adams (d. 1843) and Elezer van Drezer dated 15 Nov. 1841. The manuscript is signed by Joseph Smith. The item leases the right to keep ferries across the Mississippi River from Nauvoo, Illinois to Zarahemla, Iowa for twenty years for the sum of $10,500.