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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:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher and to Ella [s.n.], 1892 December 29

Creator:  Harvey, Mary

Date:  1892-12-29

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Andrew Fletcher's death, some unexplained trouble that ensued for Ruth Fletcher and was resolved by Charles Hogan, and Ruth's plans to move in with her daughter Ella and husband.

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    Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1850 April 28

    Creator:  Harvey, Mary

    Date:  1850-04-28

    Resource type:   letter

    Topics include her new dress and silver ware, her brother Cornelius in Massachusetts, and the activities of friends and family.

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      Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1850 February 26

      Creator:  Harvey, Mary

      Date:  1850-02-26

      Resource type:   letter

      Topics include Mary's brother Cornelius' move to Massachusetts, her spelling school activities, her health and medicinal treatments, and inquiries about friends and family.

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        Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1852 August 8 and October 9

        Creator:  Harvey, Mary

        Date:  1852-08-08

        Resource type:   letter

        Topics include Mary's trip back home during warm weather, her family members' activities, and the numbing illness of Cornelius that last several weeks.

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          Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1853 August 26

          Creator:  Harvey, Mary

          Date:  1853-08-26

          Resource type:   letter

          Topics include the birth of her Mary's daughter, and the health of family members.

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            Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1855 January 26

            Creator:  Harvey, Mary

            Date:  1855-01-26

            Resource type:   letter

            Topics include the illnesses and deaths among friends, neighbors, and family.

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              Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1855 July 30

              Creator:  Harvey, Mary

              Date:  1855-07-30

              Resource type:   letter

              Topics include a family visit, Uncle's hurt hand, runaway horses, the birth of a neighbor's daughter, and the sale of wood.

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                Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1864 April 19

                Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                Date:  1864-04-19

                Resource type:   letter

                Topics include the birth of her son, their work on the farm, and school teachers and qualification in Iowa.

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                  Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1868 October 6

                  Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                  Date:  1868-10-06

                  Resource type:   letter

                  Topics include her difficulties with her husband, her brother Levi's family, her children, the difficulties of women compared to men due to the machinery used in men's work, and the flourishing of her community in Iowa.

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                    Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1883 February 22

                    Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                    Date:  1883-02-22

                    Resource type:   letter

                    Topics include details of Mary's work on their farm and house, her son Clark's work in school, her daughter Lizzie's and her son-in-law Frank's land in Beloit, Kansas,and their home, family, and material goods, her brother Cyrus Cornelius' money making schemes and how he left his wife for another woman, and her desire to visit Ruth in Vermont.

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                      Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1884 March 22

                      Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                      Date:  1884-03-22

                      Resource type:   letter

                      Topics include Mary's visit to see her brother Levi and his family in Michigan and framing her photographs from Ruth.

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                        Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1893 May 21

                        Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                        Date:  1893-05-21

                        Resource type:   letter

                        Topics include reading material, clothing items, and money, which Mary has sent or plans to send to Ruth.

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                          Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, undated

                          Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                          Resource type:   letter

                          Topics include clothing for Ruth's children, and family members' health.

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                            Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, undated

                            Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                            Resource type:   letter

                            Topics include plans for visiting family and friends.

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                              Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1855 February 19

                              Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                              Date:  1855-02-19

                              Resource type:   letter

                              Topics include the death of Mary's daughter.

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                                Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1859 April 24

                                Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                Date:  1859-04-24

                                Resource type:   letter

                                Topics include Mary's attempts to sell their furniture and Caleb's attempts to locate property in Kansas Territory or Iowa.

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                                  Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1859 February 4 and February 7

                                  Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                  Date:  1859-02-04

                                  Resource type:   letter

                                  Topics include the sale of their properties, preparations to move, and Caleb's plans to go west.

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                                    Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1859 June 26 and 28

                                    Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                    Date:  1859-06-26

                                    Resource type:   letter

                                    Topics include her safe arrival at her new home in Neponset, Illinois.

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                                      Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1859 March 20

                                      Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                      Date:  1859-03-20

                                      Resource type:   letter

                                      Topics include the sale of Mary and Caleb's house, Caleb's travels West to look for a place in Illinois or Kansas, and Mary's need of payment from Ruth.

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                                        Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1860 November 3

                                        Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                        Date:  1860-11-03

                                        Resource type:   letter

                                        Topics include their activities starting a farm in Malcom Iowa, the good land and good prospects of the country, and the nearness of Iowa State College in Grinnell.

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                                          Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1863 January 24

                                          Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                          Date:  1863-01-24

                                          Resource type:   letter

                                          Topics include Mary's family's farm in Illinois and their health, the prices of grains, dry goods, and groceries, the activities of relatives including those fighting or killed in the War, and her specific requests for photographs and their packaging.

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                                            Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1865 July 14

                                            Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                            Date:  1865-07-14

                                            Resource type:   letter

                                            Topics include the effect of the war on Malcom, Iowa, their hard work on their farm, her children's health, and her opinion on the photgraphs which Ruth had sent to her.

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                                              Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1873 December 23

                                              Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                              Date:  1873-12-23

                                              Resource type:   letter

                                              Topics include the marriage of her daughter Lizzie, land acquisitions in Kansas, rail and road projects in Vermont, and sending photographs of family members including Craig, his wife, and his daughter.

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                                                Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1878 November 20

                                                Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                                Date:  1878-11-20

                                                Resource type:   letter

                                                Topics include her son Clark's school studies, their family's land acquisitions in Kansas and plans to move there, and the difficulty making a profit in farming.

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                                                  Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1884 August 5

                                                  Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                                  Date:  1884-08-05

                                                  Resource type:   letter

                                                  Topics include Mary's visits from Aunt Mandana Wyatt and Mary Harvey Underwood after her own return from visiting Ruth, a thirteen year old girl that is helping her, and the poor health of her brother Levi Pratt.

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