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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:   Andrew Fletcher to Ruth Colton, circa 1838 April

Creator:  Fletcher, Andrew

Date:  1838-05

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Andrew's proposal of marriage to Ruth.

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    Title:   Arvilla Colton to Lydia, Susan, and Ruth Colton, 1826 June 18

    Creator:  Colton, Arvilla

    Date:  1826-06-18; 1826-06-18

    Resource type:   letter

    Topics include Arvilla's recent illness and the activities of family members.

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      Title:   Harriet Fletcher to Ruth Colton, 1833 October 5

      Creator:  Fletcher, Harriet

      Date:  1833-10-05

      Resource type:   letter

      Topics include Harriet's recent illness and the courtship proceedings of Andrew Hodgekines(?).

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        Title:   Harriet Fletcher to Ruth Colton, 1835 April 11

        Creator:  Fletcher, Harriet

        Date:  1835-05-11

        Resource type:   letter

        Topics include the death of David Willey's child, the death Mr. Carpenter, the courtships and marriages of friends, and the death of two horses.

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          Title:   Harriet Fletcher to Ruth Colton, 1837 May 29

          Creator:  Fletcher, Harriet

          Date:  1837-05-29

          Resource type:   letter

          Topics include Harriet's recent illness, the courtship and marriage of friends and relatives, the birth of Carmoline's daughter, and hints of Ruth's and Andrew's engagement and Harriet's engagement.

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            Title:   Harriet Fletcher to Ruth Colton, 1837 October 5

            Creator:  Fletcher, Harriet

            Date:  1837-10-05

            Resource type:   letter

            Topics include a desired visit from Ruth.

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              Title:   Harriet Fletcher to Ruth Colton, 1839 May 7

              Creator:  Fletcher, Harriet

              Date:  1839-05-07

              Resource type:   letter

              Topics include the health and activities of her friends, neighbors, and family, and her desire that Ruth will come to Belvidere for a visit.

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                Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1832 September 23 and Lemuel Colton to Lydia Colton, undated

                Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                Date:  1832-09-23

                Resource type:   letter

                Topics include Ruth's illness and the birth of Zebina's child.

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                  Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1833 February 12

                  Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                  Date:  1833-02-12

                  Resource type:   letter

                  Topics include Ruth's health and family visits.

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                    Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1835 September 20

                    Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                    Date:  1835-09-20

                    Resource type:   letter

                    Topics include planning Ruth's visit to Sharon, VT, and work in the Mill.

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                      Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1837 July 30

                      Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                      Date:  1837-06-30

                      Resource type:   letter

                      Topics include family members' health and Lydia's work in Sharon.

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                        Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1837 September 10

                        Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                        Date:  1837-09-10

                        Resource type:   letter

                        Topics include the health and activities of family members and the marriage of the Cloughs.

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                          Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1838 August 13

                          Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                          Date:  1838-08-13

                          Resource type:   letter

                          Topics include the fine land and opportunities in Kirtland, Ohio, where he is visiting his cousin Josiah, the possibility of his mother drawing a pension, and the possibility of his brother Moses Shepard moving west to join him.

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                            Title:   Lemuel Colton to Ruth Colton, 1839 March 10

                            Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                            Date:  1839-03-10

                            Resource type:   letter

                            Topics include the ill health of his sister Susan, the coming marriage of Ruth to Andrew Fletcher, the hard winter past in Ohio, which he thinks was not hard but is causing an exodus further west, and the possibility of other family members coming west to meet him.

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                              Title:   Mary A. Johnson to Ruth Colton, no year July 7

                              Creator:  Johnson, Mary A.

                              Date:  0000-07-07

                              Resource type:   letter

                              Topics include Mary's teaching and future work plans, and the birth of two children.

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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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                                    Title:   Poem from Mary A. Johnson to Ruth Colton, 1837 May 30

                                    Creator:  Johnson, Mary A.

                                    Date:  1837-05-30

                                    Resource type:   letter

                                    A poem about friendship and separation.

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