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Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883

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Series 4: Financial and Legal Records , circa 1840s-1892, 1915
(Box 10, OV 17; 8 folders)

This series contains scattered financial and legal records primarily documenting Hiram Powers' career as an artist. Included are patent documents for several sculpture designs, such as "Greek Slave," and for the invention of tools used in his studio. Also found are Power of Attorney agreements for Powers' business dealings in the United States while he lived in Florence, and other legal agreements, regarding both personal matters and the sale and commission of sculptures. This series also contains various financial account statements and miscellaneous financial records, such as bills and receipts. Many of these items are in Italian.
Items are arranged chronologically within each folder. This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Patent Documents, circa 1840s-1860
(See also OV 17)
10
47
Power of Attorney Agreements, 1855-1872
10
48
Hiram Powers Estate Documents, 1878-1892
10
49
Legal Agreements and Contracts, 1843-1873, 1915
(2 folders)
10
50-51
Account and Loan Statements, 1845-1867
10
52
Miscellaneous Financial Documents, circa 1852-1870
10
53
Oversized Patent Document, 1855
(Scanned with Box 10, Folder 47)
OV 17

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