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Graham (John Lorimer) Papers
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Description
John L. Graham was a lawyer and New York City civic leader. This collection consists of Graham's political, professional, and personal papers from 1786 to 1875.
Background
John Lorimer Graham was a lawyer and New York City civic leader. He was son of John Andrew Graham, a successful criminal lawyer in New York. John Lorimer Graham was admitted to the New York Bar in 1821. From 1842 to 1845, he served as Postmaster of New York City, and in 1834 was appointed regent of the state university. In 1861 Graham received an appointment in the Treasury Department. He was a member of the American Bible Society, St. Andrew's Society, the New York Historical Society, and the Metropolitan Club. He also held various posts at the New York State Militia and was a member of the council of the University of the City of New York.
Extent
9.30 Linear Feet (8 boxes, 3 folders, 1 volume)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.