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Fletcher Family

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The Fletcher Family collection includes family correspondence from the period 1826-1903 and photographs from circa 1860-1890. The material comes from the Fletcher Family subseries of the Consuelo Northrop Bailey Papers, which contains family papers collected by Consuelo's mother, Katherine Fletcher Northrop.

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Time Period Covered: 1826-1903 

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Consuelo Northrop Bailey Papers

Published:  December 05, 2008,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Lyman Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1875 February 9

Creator:  Colton, Lyman

Date:  1875-02-09

Resource type:   letter

Topics include the death of his father Moses in 1868, the death of his sister Verona in 1872, his abuse as a boy at the hands of Enos Fletcher, his children and wife and their health, and the devestation in Kansas from the grasshoppers and the resulting famine and poverty affecting his family.

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    Title:   Lyman Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1853 May 15

    Creator:  Colton, Lyman

    Date:  1853-05-15

    Resource type:   letter

    Topics include Lyman's apology for his behavior when staying with the Fletchers for two years as a child.

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      Title:   Lyman Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1855 August 28

      Creator:  Colton, Lyman

      Date:  1855-08-28

      Resource type:   letter

      Topics include his father's (Moses Shepard) visit to Vermont, the state of their crops, and the high number of illnesses in their area.

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        Title:   Lyman Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1862 March 30

        Creator:  Colton, Lyman

        Date:  1862-03-30

        Resource type:   letter

        Topics include Lyman's sugar making work, his daughter, his wife's health, and building and work plans.

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          Title:   Lyman Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1868 February 23

          Creator:  Colton, Lyman

          Date:  1868-02-23

          Resource type:   letter

          Topics include the prices of crops, stock, and other food stuffs, the health of family members, and local religious activities.

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            Title:   Lyman Colton to Ruth Fletcher, [1858?] April 23

            Creator:  Colton, Lyman

            Date:  1858-04-23

            Resource type:   letter

            Topics include his recent activities, the health and activities of his family, the birth of his sister Verona's child, Sarah Eveline, and his desire to begin ministerial work.

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