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Register of the Foster /Layton Families Collection, 1836-1862
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BOX 1: FOSTER-LAYTON COLLECTION

 

1.1: "SCHOOL ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE," JUNE 24, 1836. By Charles Foster. [School District 1(?) Township no. 10, range no. "That I commenced on the 2nd day of May 1830 for a time of five months"...list of names and days for each scholar. Also names of students and days for School District 7. [(No name of town or district); document partially torn, upper right corner; figures tallied on reverse, 1 l.]

 

1.2: INVENTORY OF THE ESTATE OF DR. JOSEPH LAYTON, DECEASED (1861) by John Jay Morter(?) recorder of the Parish of St. Tammany, State of Louisiana. [Includes Slaves and their dollar value, horses and equipment, medicines and surgical instruments,cash on hand, bills receivable, book account notations, lists names and dollar amounts. Total inventory worth $10,839.15,15 pp.]

 

1.3: TO BROTHER JOHN FROM L.M. FOSTER & E.G.(OR T) FOSTER, INDIANAPOLIS, 11-19-1862.

 

1.4: DAGUERREOTYPES

 

-Two women. [Note states woman on right is Wm. A Foster's grandmother Foster. Woman on left is Dr. Foster's Aunt, both of Ohio; black embossed case, gilt inset, hinge broken]

 

-Dr. Joseph Layton, identified by note as uncle of Dr. Wm A. Foster. [black embossed case, red velvet inside, cracked glass, damaged photo]