Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 189
Abstract: A collection of documents on the early history of Connecticut assembled by Wolcott Griswold Lane as a memorial to his father, William Griswold Lane. The original bequest consisted of approximately 1,000 letters and papers (1670-1866) of the Lane and Griswold families of Connecticut and Ohio. Families represented in the correspondence include: Daggett, Dana, Edwards, Ellsworth, Fish, Goodrich, Hillhouse, Huntington, Lanman, Sherman, Stiles, Swayne, Swift, Trumbull, Waite, Whittlesey,...
Call Number: MS 1003
Abstract: Financial records, a diary, and legal documents relating to the Gardner, Pinkham, Swain, and Coffin families of Nantucket. Most prominent in the collection is Silas Gardner, with a diary, bills, and receipts (1776-1822). He was co-owner with his nephew, Paul Pinkham, Jr., of the schooner, Pomona, for which there are legal and financial papers. In addition there are papers relating to Grafton Gardner and George Swain, records for the sloop, ...
Call Number: WA MSS S-2408
Abstract: J.S. Holliday's collection relating to the Swain family acquired while doing research for his book The World Rushed In. The collection includes 27 letters from Sabrina and George to William, dated April 15, 1849 to September 8, 1850. Also included are "A Forty Niner," William's dictated recollections, and his will, made out before leaving for California. Other family papers include William's father Isaac's account books, letters of family members and neighbors, and a daguerreotype and cased...