Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, Pond and Norton family deeds, and financial papers of the Pond family of Connecticut together with records pertaining to the town of Wolcott. The papers also contain a partial autobiography of Peter Pond (1740-1807) describing his experiences in the French and Indian War and as a fur trader in the northwest.
The papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, and legal and financial papers of the Rogers family of Branford, Connecticut. Family members documented in the collection include a Hartford merchant, Elizur B. Rogers, and a Fair Haven butcher, A. A. Hemmingway.
Correspondence and legal papers of Josiah Rogers who was a blacksmith, miller and farmer in Branford. The papers document his extensive land transactions, largely in Branford, but also involving property in Milford, Stratford, New London, Killingworth, New Haven and Waterbury. Signatories to the documents include Joseph Talcott, Gurdon Saltonstall, John Russell and Edward Barker.
The papers consist of account books, letterbooks, and papers of the Sanford family of New Haven, Connecticut. The merchant activities of Nelson D. Sanford and David P. Calhoun are detailed. Also included is a microfilm of Samuel Simons Sanford's album which documents his career as a professor of applied music, and his association with Yale.
A collection of thirteen documents in Russian and other Cyrillic languages, ranging in date from 1886 to 1914. The documents include birth and school certificates, court documents, wedding invitations, deeds of purchase for serfs, and deeds of property.
Correspondence, legal papers, deeds, estate inventories and pencil portraits relating to the Seward family of Killingworth and Guilford, Connecticut. Also figuring in the collection are the Buell, Pierson, Smith and Steevens families.
Financial and legal papers, advertising brochures for a school at Portsmouth (1801-1808) and correspondence of the Rollins and Hooker families. Also in the collection is a letter of introduction (1831) from the Marquis de Lafayette. Most of the financial and legal papers concern transactions for land in Bretton Woods, Dummer and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, chiefly relating to the Haven family. One of the documents is an original proprietor's grant (1772) for Bretton Woods.
Three branches of the Trowbridge family of New Haven, Connecticut are represented in these papers: the Stephen Trowbridge family, Francis Trowbridge, and Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge. Included are deeds and financial papers of the Stephen Trowbridge family, a notebook of medicinal and household prescriptions kept by Francis Trowbridge, and a scrapbook of Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge.
Legal and financial papers concerning the Valentine and related families from Oyster Bay, Glen Cove and Hempstead on Long Island, N.Y. The related families are Bennet, Carpenter, Coles, Mudge, Seamans, Shaw, Titus and Townsend. Among the items are the receipt book for William Bennet's estate (1786-1801), deeds, marriage certificates and wills.
The papers consist of family correspondence of the Whiting family as well as the personal correspondence of Nathan Whiting, military and legal documents and miscellaneous family papers, including an address by Polly Whiting on the importance of education for women (undated), an essay by Samuel Whiting on his marriage (pre-1725) and a plan of the Township of Cumberland showing land belonging to Colonel Nathan Whiting and others..