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Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964
Collection of Anson Conger Goodyear, a buffalo local business man, major general, and patron of the fine arts and collector; includes family correspondence, diary and scrap books, his speeches and writings, business papers, and military related correspondence.
Pierce, M. B. (Maris Bryant), 1811-1874

Correspondence with government officials, census officials, Indians, Quakers, friends and relatives, 1834-1874; sermons, speeches and other writings; copies of New York State and federal laws and bills concerning Indians, 1850-1874; and papers concerning the Seneca Nation, including Council minutes, 1833-1865, treaties and agreements, 1787-1844, financial reports, letters, and mss. written by whites about the Senecas, 1807-1874. Subjects include Indian emigration, timber sales, schools, self-government and relations with the Ebenezers, Quakers and the Ogden Land Company.

Riley, Bennett, 1787-1853

Includes letters thanking Riley for his assistance to the Santa Fe Company, 1829; bounty land certificate issued to Riley for his father's service during the Revolutionary War, 1838; invitations to public dinners in Riley's honor; an offer of a bounty for males captured or killed at Riley's post in Florida, 1841; letters and resolutions regarding presentations of swords and other commemoratives to Riley for his gallantry, service, and good conduct; two letters written to his parents by Bennett I. Riley while in military service, 1853; cadet appointment of Edward B. D. Riley, 1853; a letter and poem sent to Mrs. Bennett Riley on her husband's death; a letter to Edward B. D. Riley regarding a cane made by Bennett Riley; and biographical information on Bennett Riley. Also, eight military commissions of Bennett Riley, signed by various presidents and secretaries of war, 1820-1851.