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Murphy Family Papers
MSS.1995.11.09  
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Series I. Martin Murphy, Jr.’s Papers, 1842-1885 (bulk 1850-1880)

Arrangement

This series is arranged by format.

Scope and Content

This series documents the business life of Martin Murphy, Jr. and includes promissory notes, bills and receipts, correspondence and legal documents that deal mainly with land ownership. Also included is his certificate of U.S. citizenship.
 

Box 1: Papers of Martin Murphy, Jr., 1850-1885

 

Folder 1: Martin Murphy Jr. Promissory Notes, 1854-1880

 

Folder 2: Martin Murphy Jr. Bills and Receipts, 1852-1893

 

Folder 3: Martin Murphy Jr. Correspondence, 1858-1881

 

Folder 4: Golden Jubilee Letters, 1881

 

Folder 5: Martin Murphy Jr. Legal Papers, 1860-1870

 

Folder 6: Martin Murphy Jr. Checks, 1866-1870

 

Folder 7: Martin Murphy Jr. Checks, 1870-1878

 

Folder 8: Martin Murphy Jr. Insurance, 1881-1889

 

Folder 9: Martin Murphy Jr. Indentures To Wife, 1884, & undated

 

Folder 10: Briones, La Purissima, 1855-1870

 

Folder 11: Pastoria de las Borregas, 1830-1881

 

Folder 12: Rancho de Milpitas, 1872-1873

 

Folder 13: Rancho Santa Margarita, 1841-1861

 

Folder 14: Sacramento, 1849-1850

 

Folder 15: Mortgages, 1855-1873

 

Folder 16: San Jose Property, 1848-1868

 

Folder 17: Other Land Docs, 1852-1864, & undated

 

Box 2: Maps and Certificate of Citizenship, 1855

 

Box 3: Scroll of Receipts, 1842-1853

 

Series II. Murphy Family Miscellaneous Papers, 1846-1870 (bulk 1850-1870)

Scope and Content

This series documents the business and personal lives of Daniel Murphy, Bernard Murphy and other members of the Murphy family. The series includes promissory notes, correspondence, bills and legal documents mostly related to land ownership.

Arrangement

This series is arranged by format and author.
 

Box 4: Papers of Daniel Murphy, 1850-1860

 

Folder 18: Daniel Murphy, Promissory Notes, 1853-1859

 

Folder 19: Daniel Murphy, Receipts and Bills, 1853-1860

 

Folder 20: Daniel Murphy, Receipts and Bills, 1856-1859

 

Folder 21: Daniel Murphy Correspondence, 1850-1853

 

Folder 22: Correspondence, 1854-1855

 

Folder 23: Correspondence, 1856-1857

 

Folder 24: Correspondence, 1858-1860

 

Box 5: Papers of Daniel and Bernard Murphy, Other Murphy Family Papers, 1846-1870

 

Folder 25: Daniel Murphy Correspondence, 1859-1874, & undated

 

Folder 26: Daniel Murphy Legal Papers, 1851-1882

 

Folder 27: Daniel Murphy Legal Papers re Land, 1852-1857

 

Folder 28: Daniel Murphy Indenture no. 25, 1833-1853

 

Folder 29: Murphy Papers Not Attributed to a Specific Murphy, 1849-1892

 

Folder 30: Bernard "Brian" Murphy, MM Jr's Brother, 1850, & undated

 

Folder 31: Bernard "Brian" Murphy Indenture no. 7, 1853-1854

 

Folder 32: Bernard "Brian" Murphy, Indenture no. 52, 1852-1854

 

Folder 33: Bernard "Brian" Murphy, Indenture no. 95, 1852-1853

 

Folder 34: B. D. Murphy, 1859-1878

 

Folder 35: B. D. Murphy Checks, 1872-1874

 

Folder 36: James T. Murphy, 1877-1893

 

Folder 37: James T. Murphy, Checks, 1874-1893

 

Folder 38: John Murphy, 1829-1867

 

Folder 39: Martin Murphy, Sr., 1853-1901

 

Folder 40: Martin J. Murphy, MM Jr's Son, 1859-1861

 

Series III. Murphy Family Friends, Relatives and Business Associates, 1850-1889 (bulk 1850-1880)

Scope and Content

This series documents the business and personal lives of people related to the Murphy family or those who had social or business relationships with the Murphy family. The series predominately consists of correspondence and legal documents related to property ownership.

Arrangement

This series is arranged by author.
 

Box 6: Correspondence, Bills and Legal Documents, 1850-1889

 

Folder 41: Mary Fisher Murphy and Family, D. Murphy, 1852-1856, & undated

 

Folder 42: P. W. Murphy, 1867-1893

 

Folder 43: Rancho At Ascadero, P. W. Murphy, 1853

 

Folder 44: P. W. Murphy Checks, 1867-1873

 

Folder 45: Family Correspondence, 1875-1889

 

Folder 46: Archbishop Alemany, 1880

 

Folder 47: J. R. Arques, 1870-1879

 

Folder 48: J. Bidwell, undated

 

Folder 49: R. T. Carroll, 1871-1875

 

Folder 50: James Crowley, 1867

 

Folder 51: Fisher (Bull), 1853-1855

 

Folder 52: R. P. Hammond, 1850

 

Folder 53: Martin Family, 1844-1877

 

Folder 54: Tanffe Family, 1855-1874

 

Folder 55: Tennant, WM., 1857-1885

 

Folder 56: W. T. Wallace, 1861