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Subseries 2.3
Insurance records, 1834-1859
Boxes 84-85, OP 7-12, 21

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of insurance records held by William G. Porter and Company from 1834-1859. These records primarily contain policies, but also include letters regarding claims. Insurance policies were issued from a number of insurance companies including Great Western Insurance Company, Aetna Insurance Company, Augusta Insurance and Banking Company, Eagle Insurance Company of New Orleans, Georgia Insurance and Trust Company, and the Insurance Bank of Columbus, among others.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
84 1 Cases and receipts, 1834-1838
84 2 Cases and receipts, 1839-1840, 1842-1845
84 3 Ledger, account book, Great Western Insurance Company, 1859 October-1861 April
84 4 Ledger, costs, 1857-1861
84 5 Policies, Aetna Insurance Company, 1848-1850
84 6 Policies, Atlantic Insurance Company, 1834
OP7 - Policies, Atlantic Insurance Company, 1839
84 7 Policies, Augusta Insurance and Banking Company, 1846-1850
85 1 Policies, Eagle Insurance Company of New Orleans, 1836-1837
OP21 Policies, Eagle Insurance Company of New Orleans, 1836-1838
85 2 Policies, Georgia Insurance and Trust Company, 1838-1839
OP8 - Policies, Great Western Insurance Company, October 1857
85 3 Policies, Great Western Insurance Company, 1858-1859
85 4 Policies, Hartford Fire Insurance Company, 1850-1851
85 5 Policies, Howard Insurance Company of New York, 1852
OP9 - Policies, Insurance Bank of Columbus, 1834
85 6 Policies, Insurance Bank of Columbus, 1834-1837, 1839
OP10 - Policies, Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania, 1846
OP11 - Policies, Jefferson Insurance Company, 1846-1847
OP22 - Policies, Louisiana Cotton Seed Oil Factory and Insurance Company, 1836
OP12 - Policies, National Fire Insurance Company, 1846
85 7 Policies, New York Fire and Marine Insurance Company, 1847-1848, 1852
85 8 Policies, Southern Life Insurance and Trust Company, 1838-1839, 1846
85 9 Policies, Southern Mutual Insurance Company, 1852
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