John A. Thomson Family papers

John A. Thomson was a Catskill businessman, who operated a store on Main Street and passenger and cargo ferries on the Hudson River. He was also an avid horticulturist. Thomas T. Thomson was also a businessman, who worked as an agent for a trader in New York City and South America, and in later life, built homes, owned property and worked with his brother in Catskill. The John A. Thomson Family papers consist of business and personal correspondence; business records; land records; financial records; legal papers relating to business agreements, property holdings, and lawsuits; estate records; and notebooks, belonging to John A. Thomson, brother Thomas T. Thomson, and other members of John A. Thomson's immediate and extended family.