- Scope and Contents
Papers of Samuel J. Hitchcock, 1810-1845. Includes personal papers and business papers for matters primarily taking place in New Haven, Connecticut. Personal papers document Hitchcock's private and family correspondence and finances. Business papers document Hitchcock's work with Seth Perkins Staples in the operation of their law firm Staples and Hitchcock, as well his work with the Farmington Canal Company and Hartford and New Haven Rail Road Company.
- Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
The Samuel J. Hitchcock Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Roger S. White, 2nd, 1913.
Organized into three series: I. Personal Papers, 1810-1845. II. Staples and Hitchcock Papers, 1817-1827. III: Other Business Papers, 1825-1845.
Samuel J. Hitchcock Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1878