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Preliminary Guide to the Diman Family Papers
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Box 1: 1 - 2

Devol, Diman & Co. (Bristol, R.I.) - correspondence, receipts, invoices and other financial records re shipping business, ca. 1839-1851, 1856-1859, n.d.

Box 1: 3 - 9

Diman, Byron (1795-1865)

Box 1: 3

Business correspondence and financial records (includes 1862 appeal from the National Freedman's Relief Association, and other Civil War era items), 1823-1863, n.d.

Box 1: 4

Correspondence from William Henry Wight (friend), 1824-1827

Box 1: 5

Correspondence to William Henry Wight (nephew) 1836-1838,

Box 1: 6

Correspondence from William Henry Wight (nephew), 1841, 1844

Box 1: 7

Correspondence (business) to and from Wight & Fleury of New York, 1844

Box 1: 8

Correspondence from J. D. Burgess, 1852-1853, 1856

Box 1: 9

Promissory Notes, ca. 1822-1848

Box 1: 10 - 13

Diman, Henry W. (son of Byron Diman)

Box 1: 10

School Reports, 1843-1850

Box 1: 11

Correspondence to his father, 1850-1862

Box 1: 12

Correspondence from his father, 1856

Box 1: 13

Correspondence - various, including Civil War era, 1852-1862, 1886

Box 1: 14

D'Wolf Family (Byron Diman was involved settling the estate of Mark Anthony D'Wolf in 1855), 1819-1862, n.d.

Box 1: 15

Wight, William Henry, 1822-1851, n.d.

Box 1: 16

Miscellany (receipt for J. Burgess), 1829