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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:   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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                          Title:   Maria Horner to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1854 August 20

                          Creator:  Horner, Maria

                          Date:  1854-08-20

                          Resource type:   letter

                          Topics include her recent illness and religious activities.

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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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                                                  Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1884 October 28

                                                  Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                                  Date:  1884-10-28

                                                  Resource type:   letter

                                                  Topics include the death of Lyman and Nancy Colton, the death of Mrs. Oakes, Mary's son Clark's teaching activities, her daughter and son-in-law Lizzie and Frank's farming activities, and inquiries about family members, especially Craig's children: Katie, Rhett, Ray, and Carrie.

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