Finding Aid for Solomon Sibley papers, 1750-1918.
02399

Summary Information

Repository
Detroit Public Library. Burton Historical Collection.
Creator
Sibley, Solomon,1769-1846.
Title
Solomon Sibley papers
ID
02399
Date
1750-1918.
Extent
38.0 linear ft.
General Physical Description note
(74 boxes, 8 volumes, 16 large manuscripts, 1 microfilm reel)
Language
English
Abstract
Papers contain legal cases, family items, docket books, cash book, accounts of Pontiac Mill Company, Pontiac, Michigan, and Robinson and Martin of Albany, New York. Also included are papers of the James Henry estate; daybook of Detroit Reading Club; and journal of transactions and correspondence as delegate to Congress.

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Biographical/Historical note

Solomon Sibley was born in Sutton Massachusetts on October 7, 1769. He studied law and began his practice in Marietta, Ohio in 1795. He moved to Cincinnati a year later, and came to Detroit in 1797. Sibley was elected to the first legislature of the Northwest Territory in 1797. He became a delegate to Congress from the Territory of Michigan, 1920-1823 and served as a judge of the Supreme Court of Michigan until 1836. Solomon Sibley died in Detroit on April 4, 1846.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Detroit Public Library. Burton Historical Collection. Jan 27, 2010

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

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Solomon Sibley papers,, 1750-1918. (OCLC records)

[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/279039210]

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Detroit Reading Club.
  • Pontiac Mill Company (Mich.)
  • Robinson and Martin (New York, N.Y.)
  • United States. -- Congress -- Correspondence.

Family Name(s)

  • Sibley, Solomon, -- 1769-1846 -- Archives.

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence -- aat
  • Financial records -- aat

Subject(s)

  • Corporations -- Finance.
  • Judges -- Michigan -- Correspondence.
  • Legislators -- Northwest, Old -- Correspondence.

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Other Finding Aids note

Finding aid and white index cards available in the Burton Historical Collection and on the World Wide Web.

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Collection Inventory

Boxes 

Correspondence 

BOX 1-3: Correspondence, Not Dated 

BOX 4: 1750-1786 

BOX 5: 1787-1796, Ohio Company 

BOX 6: 1797 January-July 

BOX 7: -- August-December 

BOX 8: 1798 January-June 

BOX 9: -- July-December 

BOX 10: 1799 January-July 

BOX 11: -- August-December 

BOX 12: 1800 January — August 19 

BOX 13: -- August 20 — December 

BOX 14: 1801 January-July 

BOX 15: -- August-December 

BOX 16: 1802 January-June 

BOX 17: -- July-December 

BOX 18: 1803 January-June 

BOX 19: -- July-December 

BOX 20: 1804 January-July 

BOX 21: -- August-December 

BOX 22: 1805 January-July 

BOX 23: -- August-December 

BOX 24: 1806 January-July 

BOX 25: -- August-December 

BOX 26: 1807 January-June 

BOX 27: -- July-December 

BOX 28: 1808 January-July 

BOX 29: -- August-December 

BOX 30: 1809 January-June 

BOX 31: -- July-December 

BOX 32: 1810 January-June 

BOX 33: -- July-December 

BOX 34: 1811 January-May 

BOX 35: -- June-December 

BOX 36: 1812 

BOX 37: 1813 

BOX 38: 1814 

BOX 39: 1815 January-June 

BOX 40: -- July-December 

BOX 41: 1816 January-July 

BOX 42: -- August-December 

BOX 43: 1817 

BOX 44: 1818 

BOX 45: 1819 

BOX 46: 1820 

BOX 47: 1821 January-July 

BOX 48: -- August-December 

BOX 49: 1822 January-June 

BOX 50: -- July-December 

BOX 51: 1823 

BOX 52: 1824 

BOX 53: 1825-1826 

BOX 54: 1827-1829 

BOX 55: 1830-1833 

BOX 56: 1843-1839 

BOX 57: 1840-1918 

BOX 58 

D6: Docket Books, 1797-1809 

N8: Notebook, 1827-1829 

BOX 59 

ZD4: Denison Family 

ZR5: Account & Correspondence, Robison & Martin, 1810-1835 

BOX 60: ZH3: James HenrySales Slips, 1795-1799 

BOX 61: 1800-1804 

BOX 62: 1805-1835 

BOX 63: James HenryEstate, 1798-1811 

BOX 64: 1812-1844 

BOX 65 

Z7: Flanagan Papers, 1809-1819 

Court Cases (arranged alphabetically) 

ZP7: Mack & Sibley Papers, 1816-1832 

BOX 66: ZR5: Robison & Martin, 1795-1807 

BOX 67: 1808-1835 

BOX 68: Correspondence, 1790-1816 

BOX 69: 1817-1820 

BOX 70: 1821-1823 

BOX 71: 1834-1827 

BOX 72: 1828-1832 

BOX 73: 1833-1839 

BOX 74: 1840 — n.d. 

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Volumes 

Typed Transcripts of Letters, 1799-1805 (2 copies) 

Transcripts, 1780-1831, Volumes 1, 2, 3 

C2: Cash Book, 1800-1809 

D3: Day Book, 1826-1845 ZP7: Account Book, 1826-1828 

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LMS: Miscellaneous Papers 

Folder 1: 1756-1787 

Folder 2: 1790-1799 

Folder 3: 1798-1799 

Folder 4: 1800-1801 

Folder 5: 1802-1803 

Folder 6: 1804-1805 

Folder 7: 1806-1807 

Folder 8: 1808-1809 

Folder 9: 1810-1816 

Folder 10: January 25, 1817 

Folder 11: 1817-1819 

Folder 12: 1820-1830 

Folder 13: Detroit Reading Club, 1825 

Folder 14: 1831-1833 

Folder 15: 1837-1851 

Folder 16: 1818 

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MICROFILM   . -- BHC No. 819N, 1793-1823

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