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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:   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:   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:   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:   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 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 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, 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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                                  Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1875 August 30

                                  Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                  Date:  1875-08-30

                                  Resource type:   letter

                                  Topics include the weather and crops and prices in Indiana, and his nephew Lyman's experiences with the grasshoppers in Kansas.

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                                    Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1883 March 17

                                    Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                    Date:  1883-03-17

                                    Resource type:   letter

                                    Topics include the death of Lemuel's wife Matilda.

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                                      Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1883 October 10

                                      Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                      Date:  1883-10-10

                                      Resource type:   letter

                                      Topics include Lemuel's plans to visit with Mary (Harvey?), his stable but poor health, and the cool summer and reduced crop yields of 1883 in Indiana.

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                                        Title:   Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, undated

                                        Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                        Resource type:   letter

                                        Topics include the marriage of their son Lemuel, the death of their niece Verona, and their material circumstances.

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                                          Title:   Lemuel Colton, Jr. to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1876 July 5 and Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher

                                          Creator:  Colton, Lemuel Jr.; Colton, Lemuel

                                          Date:  1876-07-05

                                          Resource type:   letter

                                          Topics include Lemuel, Jr.'s recent illness, the effects of the wet summer, the prices of produce, crops, and stock, and the health and activities of various family members.

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                                            Title:   Lemuel Colton, Jr. to Ella Fletcher and Lemuel Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1868 December 27

                                            Creator:  Colton, Lemuel Jr.; Colton, Lemuel

                                            Date:  1868-12-27

                                            Resource type:   letter

                                            Topics include Lemuel Jr.'s school teaching and the death of Moses Shepard Colton.

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                                              Title:   Lydia Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1846 January 9 and Maria Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1846 January 10

                                              Creator:  Colton, Lydia; Fletcher, Maria

                                              Date:  1846-01-09

                                              Resource type:   letter

                                              Topics include Lydia's work helping Mrs. Swan, who is sick, the ill health of Hammon(?), and the mental instability of Enos Fletcher.

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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:   Maria Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1846 October 4 and Lydia Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, [1846?] October

                                                  Creator:  Fletcher, Maria; Colton, Lydia

                                                  Date:  1846-10-4

                                                  Resource type:   letter

                                                  Topics include church meetings, the health of family members and friends, and Lydia's work and pay.

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