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Winthrop-Weston family papers, 1845-1911

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The papers primarily contain the family correspondence of William Woolsey Winthrop (1831-1899), his sister Sarah Chauncey Winthrop Weston, and their mother, Elizabeth Dwight Woolsey Winthrop. Several letters were written by William Winthrop from St. Anthony, Minnesota and others concern his Civil War military experiences.
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The James G. Barnett Papers, 1845-1896

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Music and other papers by and about the British-American composer, conductor, and organist James G. Barnett (d. 1885)
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Caleb Baldwin papers, 1774-1871

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Schoolmaster, postmaster and town clerk in Newtown, Connecticut. The papers relate to Baldwin's various occupations and consist largely of account books, legal documents and miscellaneous items recording, among others, the cost of education, charges for lots in the Burying Ground and aid to the poor. Of particular interest are two documents concerning slaves and one concerning an illegitimate child.
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Town of Morris records, 1845-1858

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School records for the town of Morris.
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Bostwick family papers, 1845-1858

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The principal figure in these papers is William Lewis Bostwick, the recipient of the approximately 213 letters which make up the collection. The letters were written to him while he was attending Jubilee College in Illinois and then Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. They are from family, friends, and teachers, and discuss student life, church matters, and family news with particular attention to the cost of Bostwick's education.
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Slavery Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection, 1780-1865

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An artificial collection of volumes, tracts, deeds, and clippings on the topic of slavery. A seven volume composition of material on slavery and abolition, and a "Census of the Slaves in Chester County, Pennsylvania" are included.

Arnold More Knight papers, 1845-1854

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The papers consist of nine journals documenting the military career of Arnold More Knight in India and South Africa. Also included is a volume of Sikh scripture, written in Panjabi, and captured by Knight after the Battle of Aliwal.
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Bates family papers, 1788-1880

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Miscellaneous papers of the Bates family of Springfield, Massachusetts. One of the two principal figures is Elijah Bates (Y.1794) with accounts of his expenses at Yale College, some notes on his reading and the text of a play in which he took part. Isaac Chapman Bates (Y.1802) is represented with a petition to the president of Yale College, two letters and an obituary notice.

Letter to Elizabeth Wright, 1845-06-02

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Letter to Elizabeth Wright, a student at Miss Jones's school in Litchfield, from her mother in New York. Her mother signs the leter "M.N.B." Discusses the advantages her daughter enjoys in Litchfield; family matters; mentions grandparents in Walton; H. M. Seymour called for her; advises her daughter about studying Latin; asks to be remembered to Miss Jones and Addy Swift.
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Board of Relief on list 1844, 1845

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Record of the Board of Relief of the Town of Litchfield listing persons indebted to residents of this state, abatements of poll tax, miscellaneous alterations of list, abatements on assessment, and persons to whom the board added money at interest.
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