date(s):
1827-1883
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A1845 Kerr-Peters Family Papers Inventory of Kerr-Peters Family Papers A1845 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2017 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:33:49 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Kerr-Peters Family Papers A1845 0.12 Cubic Feet (1 folder; 1 oversize folder) 1827-1883 Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, September 2004. Donor Information Donor information is not available. Biographical Sketch Ann Maria Peters was the daughter of Judge William C. Carr (1783-1851) of St. Louis. She was married first to George Kerr and later to Ralph Peters. She died May 27, 1875, in St. Louis, and was survived by her son George W. Kerr and her daughter Isabella R. Clendenin, wife of William A. Clendenin. George W. Kerr was born circa 1838 and died in 1915 in Pasadena, California. Scope and Contents Collection consists primarily of nineteenth-century deeds for property in St. Louis and related legal documents, mostly relating to Anne M. Peters, George W. Kerr, and the Spencer family. Collection also contains two Civil War commissions of James F. How. Arrangement The collection is arranged chronologically. Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Kerr-Peters Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Deeds -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Real property -- Missouri -- Saint Louis United States -- Armed Forces United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Kerr-Peters family Peters, Ann Maria Carr (-1875) Peters, Ralph Deed of parcel of land on Fifth Street in St. Louis of Joseph C. Brown of St. Louis, party of the first part, sold to Harlow Spencer of St. Louis, party of the second part. 1827 Oct 31 1 1 Claim of title to lots in Block 111 of St. Louis now claimed and in possession of Mrs. Theodosia Spencer, compiled by Williams and Curtis. 1847 June 1 1 1 Quit claim deed of parcel of land on Fifth Street in St. Louis of Joseph C. Brown and Martha M. Brown of St. Louis, parties of the first part, sold to Theodosia Spencer, Sherman Spencer, and Julius Spencer, heirs at law of Harlow Spencer, deceased, of St. Louis, parties of the second part. 1848 July 31 1 1 Will of Ralph Peters, dated St. Louis. 1850 Aug 7 1 1 Copy of subsidiary to previous will of Ralph Peters, dated 1851 October 11. 1853 Oct 29 1 1 Typescript copy of will of John Charles Cabanne. 1854 May 27 1 1 Deed of real estate in St. Louis of Joseph Ridgway et al., parties of the first part, sold to Ann M. Peters, party of the second part. 1858 May 26 1 1 Deed of parcels of land in William C. Carr’s 3rd addition to St. Louis of Ann M. Peters of St. Louis, party of the first part, sold to her son George W. Kerr of St. Louis, party of the second part. 1858 June 24 1 1 Letter signed Charles G. Mauro, attorney for Edward R. Mayer, Eleanor M. Mayer, Ann M. Peters, and William G. Peters, to Mrs. Ann M. Peters, dated St. Louis. States that he approves the security for the loan of money made to Dabney Carr. 1861 Feb 5 1 1 Memorandum of agreement between Mrs. Ann M. Peters of St. Louis, widow of Ralph Peters, and Dabney Carr of St. Louis, parties of the first part, and Edward R. Mayer and Eleanor M. Mayer, his wife, late Eleanor M. Peters of Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, Ann M. Peters of Philadelphia, and William G. Peters of Atlanta, parties of the second part. Agreement relates to the will of Ralph Peters. 1861 Feb 28 1 1 Commission of James F. How as major of the 27th Missouri Infantry (Union). 1862 Nov 13 1 1 Commission of James F. How as lieutenant colonel of the 27th Missouri Infantry (Union). 1864 May 12 1 1 Deed of parcel of land in Block 111, St. Louis, of Theodosia Spencer and Thomas Spencer of St. Louis, and Julius Spencer and Carrie N., his wife, of Irondale, Missouri, sold to Albert Todd of St. Louis. 1872 Jan 26 1 1 Quit claim deed of parcels of land in St. Louis of Isabella R. Clendenin and her husband, William R. Clendenin, of St. Louis, parties of the first part, sold to George W. Kerr of St. Louis, party of the second part. 1877 May 11 1 1 Copy of commissioner's certificate no. 1274 (dated October 13, 1811) in the name of John Baptiste Trudeau claiming under Francis Bissonnett. 1883 Nov 1 1 1 Copy of commissioner's certificate no. 1240 (dated August 24, 1811) in the name of Bernard Pratte claiming under Alexis Marie. 1883 Nov 1 1 1 Copy of plat and description of survey no. 59 of Carondelet lands, dated 1883 November 3 (original survey dated 1839). 1883 Nov 3 1 1 Copy of the plat of survey no. 101 of St. Louis lands. (OVERSIZE) 1883 Nov 3 OS: K Copy of the plat of survey no. 100 of St. Louis lands. (OVERSIZE) 1883 Nov 8 OS: K