COLLECTIONS: 1 - 2 of 2
Scope and Contents: The collection contains two volumes related to John P. Welch's work as a lawyer. Volume 1 contains names, certificates and numbers of shares probably purchased by clients of Welch or of Sohier and Welch, a law firm in Boston, Mass. The shares are for stock in the Fitchburg Railroad, of which Welch was the clerk. Volume 2 is a private letterbook that contains correspondence to Samuel M. Felton, who was the construction engineer of the Fitchburg Railroad, as well as other railroads.
Overview: The Samuel Felton Morse business records contain papers relating to road building, railroad construction, engineering papers, and family deeds.