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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:   Della Oakes to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1889 December 25 and 1890 January 5

Creator:  Oakes, Della

Date:  1889-12-25

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Della's impressions of Pleasant Lake, Indiana, the activities and health of her children, and her suspicions of her Vermont relatives' attitudes toward her.

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    Title:   E.W. Culver to Ruth Fletcher, 1889 December 8

    Creator:  Culver, E.W.

    Date:  1889-12-08

    Resource type:   letter

    Topics include settling the estate of Della Oakes' husband. Culver appears to be Della Oakes' legal cousel.

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      Title:   Elias Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1845 October 15

      Creator:  Fletcher, Elias

      Date:  1845-10-15

      Resource type:   letter

      Topics include the deaths of their acquaintances and requests for items to be sent.

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        Title:   Elias Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1846 August [3?]

        Creator:  Fletcher, Elias

        Date:  1846-08-03

        Resource type:   letter

        Topics include his health regarding his arm, shoulder, and side, the birth of Andrew and Ruth's daughter, and Lydia's and Maria's work at the Harringtons.

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          Title:   Ella [s.n.] to Ruth Fletcher, 1889 February 5

          Creator:  [s.n.], Ella

          Date:  1889-02-05

          Resource type:   letter

          Topics include Ella's ideas about moving her parents up to live with her in Johnson.

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            Title:   Ellen Church to Ruth Fletcher, 1869 August 22

            Creator:  Church, Ellen

            Date:  1869-08-22

            Resource type:   letter

            Topics include misunderstandings between them during her last visit and the state of her family and their farm.

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              Title:   Ellen Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and cousins, 1856 November 2

              Creator:  Colton, Ellen

              Date:  1856-11-02

              Resource type:   letter

              Topics include the state of their house and her activities on their farm since the death of their father, Zebina, and the ill health of her brother Curtis.

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                Title:   Ellen Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1858 October 31

                Creator:  Colton, Ellen

                Date:  1858-10-31

                Resource type:   letter

                Topics include her mother's poor health and medicinal use of opium, her brother Carlos' teaching activities, and her loneliness after the death of her brother Curtis.

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                  Title:   Ellen Colton to Ruth Fletcher, [1859?] May 9

                  Creator:  Colton, Ellen

                  Date:  1859-05-09

                  Resource type:   letter

                  Topics include the death of Ellen's brother, Curtis Colton.

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                    Title:   Ellen Colton to Ruth Fletcher, [circa 1855] April 22

                    Creator:  Colton, Ellen

                    Date:  1855-04-22

                    Resource type:   letter

                    Topics include a visit to Mary and Caleb Harvey's house, her work in a factory, and the health of various family members.

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                      Title:   Enos Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, [1863?] March 23

                      Creator:  Fletcher, Enos

                      Date:  1863-03-23

                      Resource type:   letter

                      Topics include Enos' friendship with a Corporal in his Company in the Army, and the death of his brother Elias.

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                        Title:   George Sprague to Ruth Fletcher, 1840 November 1

                        Creator:  Sprague, George

                        Date:  1840-11-01

                        Resource type:   letter

                        Topics include the schooling of Mary (Pratt?) and the settlement of their family's estate by the guardian of their property.

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                          Title:   George and Martha Sprague to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, Mary Pratt, and Lydia Colton, 1843 July 2 and July 8

                          Creator:  Sprague, George; Sprague, Martha

                          Date:  1843-07-02

                          Resource type:   letter

                          Topics include the health of Cornelius and Levi Pratt, their plans to visit, the condition of the Pratt children's estate, and the religious revival of the past winter.

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                            Title:   Harriet Hodgkin to Ruth Fletcher, 1851 April 18

                            Creator:  Hodgkin, Harriet

                            Date:  1851-04-18

                            Resource type:   letter

                            Topics include the death of Ruth's daughter.

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                              Title:   Harriet Perham to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1855 December 9

                              Creator:  Perham, Harriet

                              Date:  1855-12-09

                              Resource type:   letter

                              Topics include H's recent illness.

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                                Title:   Ira Clark to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Mary Clark to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1861 November 21

                                Creator:  Clark, Ira; Clark, Mary

                                Date:  1861-11-21

                                Resource type:   letter

                                Topics include the effects of Mary's father W. Power's (unnamed) action, advice to Craig to wait on enlisting, a request that Ella spend the winter with them, and the health of family members.

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                                  Title:   Jane Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1847 December 13 and Lydia Colton to Andrew Fletcher, circa 1847 December 13

                                  Creator:  Fletcher, Jane; Colton, Lydia

                                  Date:  1847-12-13

                                  Resource type:   letter

                                  Topics include Jane's failing health.

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                                    Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Daniel and Lydia Willey, 1852 [March?] 8

                                    Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                    Date:  1852-03-08

                                    Resource type:   letter

                                    Topics include family illnesses, compaints about Brother Shepard's disinclination to help their mother, the death of Andrew's and Ruth's daughter, locals' plans to go to California for gold, farming activities, and local farm product prices.

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                                      Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Lydia Colton, 1849 July 1

                                      Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                      Date:  1849-07-01

                                      Resource type:   letter

                                      Topics include the birth of his son Lemuel, the health of his wife Matilda, Shepard's family's health and activities, the weather and farming activities in Indiana.

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                                        Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Lydia [Willey], 1863 November 2

                                        Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                        Date:  1863-11-02

                                        Resource type:   letter

                                        Topics include Lemuel's son's illness with Spotted Fever, Lyman's children and his preaching, Verona's child, and his poor Corn crop.

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                                          Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1845 June 25

                                          Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                          Date:  1845-06-25

                                          Resource type:   letter

                                          Topics include the death of Ruth's and Andrew's youngest child and Lemuel's and Moses Shepard's farming activities in Indiana.

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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:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1853 July 16

                                              Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                              Date:  1853-07-16

                                              Resource type:   letter

                                              Topics include the deaths of their mother and of Carseldana, the fortunes of brother Moses Shepard Colton, the marriage of Verona, and the birth of their son Carlos.

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                                                Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1856 December 2

                                                Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                                Date:  1856-12-02

                                                Resource type:   letter

                                                Topics include their plans to move to Illinois, the age of their one remaining son, the state of their farm and of Moses Shepard Colton's farm, the prices of crops and stock, and family members' health.

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                                                  Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1860 June 21

                                                  Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                                  Date:  1860-06-21

                                                  Resource type:   letter

                                                  Topics include the health and activities of his household, the birth of Verona's girl, Evaline, the marriage of Lyman to Nancy Whistler, the state of his farm and that of Moses Shepard's and the death of their daughter 2 years previous.

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