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Lathrop family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 725

Scope and Contents

These papers consist of correspondence and legal and financial papers of the Lathrop family of Norwich, Connecticut, and of Jonathan George Washington Trumbull (1787-1853), grandson of Governor Jonathan Trumbull of Connecticut (1710-1785) and husband of Jan Eliza Lathrop (1795-). Papers pertaining directly to the Lathrop family include letters to Daniel Lathrop (1769-1825) from his father Joshua (1723-1807) and from a nephew Joshua Lathrop (d. 1825), papers relating to the estate of the elder Joshua Lathrop, and various legal and financial papers of Daniel Lathrop and his brother Frank T. Lathrop (1798-1832). The remaining material, more than half of the collection, concerns Jonathan G. W. Trumbull and lands in the Connecticut Western Reserve of Ohio and in Michigan which he inherited through his wife from Joshua and David Lathrop. Included are correspondence with enclosed maps of lots in Ohio, deeds, receipts, bills of sale, and related items.

For a chart outlining the genealogical relations of the Lathrop family, please consult theGenealogical Chart. Further details are available in A Genealogical Memoir of the Lo-Lathrop Family by E. B. Huntington.

Dates

  • 1793-1852

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in 1951.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 folio)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0725

Overview

Correspondence and legal and financial papers of the Lathrop family of Norwich, Connecticut. More than half of the papers are made up of deeds, receipts, bills of sale, and maps of lands in the Connecticut Western Reserve of Ohio (1830-1832) inherited by Jonathan G. W. Trumbull through his wife from Joshua and David Lathrop. Principal figures in the collection are Joshua Lathrop and his sons, Daniel and Frank T. Lathrop.

Biographical / Historical

For a chart outlining the genealogical relations of the Lathrop family, please consult the Genealogical Chart.
Title
Guide to the Lathrop Family Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
Date
October 1981
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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