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- Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916 14
- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864 11
- Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889 11
- Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 10
- Porter, Noah, 1811-1892 9
- Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 8
- Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817 7
- Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 7
- Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 7
- Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 7
- Thacher, Thomas Anthony, 1815-1886 7
- Baldwin, Simeon E. (Simeon Eben), 1840-1927 6
- Baldwin, Simeon, 1761-1851 6
- Day, Jeremiah, 1773-1867 6
- Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901 6
- Fisher, George Park, 1827-1909 6
- Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930 6
- Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826 6
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872 6 ∧ less
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The papers contain correspondence, letterpress copybooks, legal and financial documents, diaries, maps, blueprints, and photographs, the bulk of which documents the personal life and law and business careers of Edwin Hale Abbot.
Chiefly legal papers of the Alling family of New Haven, Connecticut. Included are ninety Connecticut deeds (1742-1871) many of which are for Orange and Milford, Connecticut. The largest group of papers concerns Joseph Alling and the estate of his father Chauncey Alling. Other items are a report of Thaddeus Alling's estate (1832), an application for oyster grounds in New Haven by Chauncey Alling, and a book of poetry by Anna L. Johnson.
The papers detail the personal lives and professional careers of several generations and family lines of the Baldwin family. The legal, political, and business activities of family members in Connecticut, New York, and elsewhere are documented. Major topics include: family, women, law, education, Connecticut and New York politics and government, New Haven, Connecticut, and Yale University.
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.
Journal, military papers, and financial records relating to the American Revolution as kept by Nathan Beers, paymaster and clothier of a Connecticut regiment. Also in the collection is a bill issued to Isaac Beers, and an autograph album (1860) with the signatures of Jefferson Davis, James Buchanan, William H. Seward and others.
Mainly family correspondence between William H. Bennett, his wife, and father containing news of Hampton, Conn., student life at Yale College (ca. 1860s), and family news from the Bennetts in the Mid-West. There are also photographs and essays on the New York Produce Exchange, as well as photographs of tea cultivation in India and China and of a survey party at the Nicaragua canal.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial documents, and other papers of six generations of Bidwell family members. Principal figures include Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833), lawyer and politician in Massachusetts and Kingston, Ontario; and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell (1799-1872), lawyer and politician in Kingston and New York City.
Financial and legal papers of the Bishop family of Connecticut. The largest part of the papers consists of deeds for properties in New Haven, East Haven, Fair Haven, Branford, Hamden and Guilford, Connecticut. Also included are manifests for slaves shipped from New Haven to Savannah, Charleston and Norfolk (1822-1824). The major figures are Elias Bradley Bishop of New Haven and Jonathan Bishop Sr. and Jr. of Guilford.
Chiefly deeds, estate papers and financial records of the Blackstone family of Branford, Connecticut. Included also are two farm account books for the years 1772-1839 and that of David Welles, Jr. for the years 1773-1786. Among the Branford papers is a Grand Jury presentment against two men for disloyal acts during the Revolution.