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Fletcher Family

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Collection Overview

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:   Betsey Verona Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1850 April 28 and Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, undated

Creator:  Colton, Betsey Verona; Colton, Moses Shepard

Date:  1850-04-28

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Carseldana's remarriage, Lyman Colton's (nephew) beginning of work as shoe maker, an illegibly named person's marriage, the milder climate of Indiana, the state of the farm in Indiana, and the state of family members' health.

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    Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1847 December 6 and Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1847 November and Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1847 November 19

    Creator:  Colton, Lemuel; Colton, Moses Shepard

    Date:  1847-12-06

    Resource type:   letter

    Topics include their illnesses over the summer, the rich and inexpensive farm land in Indiana, the prices of stock and grains, and the travelling and work activities of family members.

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      Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Betsey Verona Jagua to Ruth Fletcher, 1861 September 13

      Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard; Jagua, Betsey Verona

      Date:  1861-09-13

      Resource type:   letter

      Topics include Moses and his family's farm, the poor economy because of the war, the death of a little girl (Carseldana's?), Betsey Verona's brother (and Moses' son) Lyman's preaching in the Free Mission Baptist Church, and the health of Betsey Verona's and Seth's daughter Sarah Eveline.

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        Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1855 October 28

        Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

        Date:  1855-10-28

        Resource type:   letter

        Topics include the details of Moses' return trip from Vermont to Indiana, the family of Zebina, and the prices and conditions of their produce and stock.

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          Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1856 September 20 and Betsey Verona Jagua to Ruth Fletcher

          Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard; Jagua, Betsey Verona

          Date:  1856-09-20

          Resource type:   letter

          Topics include building a small house, the dry weather in Otsego, IN, and the effects on crops and fruit trees, and the health of various family members.

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            Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1860 January 29

            Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

            Date:  1860-01-29

            Resource type:   letter

            Topics include the various prices of crops and land in Indiana, the state of his farm and finances, the state of Lemuel's farm and finances, Lyman's preaching, and Verona's and Seth's families activities.

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              Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1862 February 14

              Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

              Date:  1862-02-14

              Resource type:   letter

              Topics include the state and value of his farm and stock, his poor health and that of family members, his opinions regarding emancipation, a few cases of small pox brought back by returning soldiers, and the activities of his family.

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                Title:   Moses S. Colton to Ruth Colton, 1834 August 10

                Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

                Date:  1834-08-10

                Resource type:   letter

                Topics include Moses' farm work, Lemuel's paper mill work, Grandfather Clark's and Uncle Joseph's move to Ohio, and his separation from his children.

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                  Title:   Moses S. Colton to Ruth Colton, 1837 September 17

                  Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

                  Date:  1837-09-17

                  Resource type:   letter

                  Topics include inquiries about his children and family members and his plans to move west if he sells his place.

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