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Hartford Residents Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-040
Scope and Contents Collection primarily comprises of correspondence, along with several scrapbooks from the 19th century related to Italian art and history composed by Genevieve Harlow Goodwin, as well as a manuscript by Homer Worthington Brainard (1864-1947) related to Thomas Hooker’s life and writings dated ca. 1914. Correspondence span the 19th century, with the bulk of correspondence addressed from Henry Carrington Bolton to Charles Kasson Weed, Samuel Clemens to numerous correspondents, as well as Henrietta...

J. Hammond Trumbull Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-078
Scope and Contents This collection contains annotated books, correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks and notes, and other printed materials such as scrapbooks related to indigenous North American languages and geographical names. The collection includes large volumes of correspondence related to Trumbull’s work in developing lexicons, grammars, and indigenous geographic names throughout his life, as well as correspondence related to his publications and articles in journals on philology and early United States...

Thrall Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-Retro-077
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, family genealogies, deeds for property, military orders, records from estates, military service, and writs and summons spanning the early 19th century through the 1860s. A number of correspondence exist between the women in the family such as Martha, Cynthia, Jane, and Lydia Skinner, as well as the brothers Luke Thrall and Walter Thrall regarding transactions and business. Martha Thrall recalls life in Indiana after settling there in the 1830s,...

Watkinson Family Papers

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Identifier: MS -Retro-085
Overview This collection includes correspondence, journals, diaries, business records, legal documents, photographs, and watercolor paintings of the Watkinson family; a prominent Middletown, Connecticut family involved in textile production during the early portion of the 19th century. The records begin in 1795 with Samuel Watkinson Sr. (1745-1816), his wife, and twelve children who immigrated to the United States to escape religious persecution in Lavenham, England due to their dissenting views of the...