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Stanley, Sydney, 1805-1878


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Sydney Stanley Papers

Identifier: Sydney Stanley papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a range of materials related to the life of Sydney Stanley (1805-1878), Clerk of Connecticut Legislature. The Stanley papers are one of the earliest manuscript collections to be donated to the Watkinson Library, most likely sometime after 1885, based on an 1878 bequest of Sydney Stanley. Such materials include five letters dating from 1847-1861. A bulk of the collection consists of eight original diaries, with the earliest date of July 31, 1858 and the latest August...
Dates: 1671-1878