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Series III. King family, 1861-1934, inclusive

Covers (4) addressed to Rufus King, 1860sā€“1880s, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 15 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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It is unclear if these covers were sent to Rufus King (1814-1876) or to his son, Rufus King Jr. (1838ā€“1900).

Commission of Cornelius Low King as First Lieutenant in the 14th Regiment of Infantry., 1861 August 17

oversize: small (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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Signed by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Simon Cameron.

Letter from Union League Club to William G. King, 1863 April, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 16 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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Printed circular letter regarding the Union League Club's upcoming membership drive.

King family receipts, 1865ā€“1868, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 17 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

The Weekly Detroit Free Press, vol. 58, no. 19, 1883 May 12

Box: 1, Folder: 18 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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Newspaper with printed subscription label for "Wm. G King."

Postal card addressed to "Office of the Low Estate", 1886 February [4]

Box: 1, Folder: 19 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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The address, "1 Cottage Place, New York City, N.Y.," corresponds to that of Rufus King Jr.

Letter from Pavonia Yacht Club (Jersey City) to Rufus King [Jr.] (New York), 1890 September 1

Box: 1, Folder: 20 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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Combined invitation to board meeting and membership dues receipt, with folding membership card / dues payment register, sent to Rufus King [Jr.], 1 Cottage Place, New York City.

Letter from Hughes' Yacht Agency (New York) to Rufus King [Jr.], 1892 November 1

Box: 1, Folder: 21 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Covers (6) addressed to Mrs. Charles King, Mrs. Margaret S. King, Mrs. Williams King, 1928ā€“1934, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 22 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
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