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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:   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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                    Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1885 February 11

                    Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                    Date:  1885-02-11

                    Resource type:   letter

                    Topics include a visit from Caleb Harvey's Boston relatives, teaching activities of Mary's son Clark, health and activities of other family members, and a request for information on her ancestors on the Fletcher side.

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                      Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1887 February 7

                      Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                      Date:  1887-02-07

                      Resource type:   letter

                      Topics include the health and activities of Mary's family members and her desire for a visit from Andrew and Ruth.

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                        Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, [1850?] January 13

                        Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                        Date:  1850-01-13

                        Resource type:   letter

                        Topics include her trip home previously and the entertaining she did, the activities of her brothers Cornelius and Levi, attending the New Years Ball in Peacham, and church meetings in the schoolhouse.

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                          Title:   Mary Powers to Ruth Fletcher, [1852?] April 18

                          Creator:  Powers, Mary

                          Date:  1852-04-18

                          Resource type:   letter

                          Topics include Mary's families activities, their new home, a "Donation Party," the death of Ruth's daughter, Emma, and Mary's teaching activities.

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                            Title:   Mary Pratt to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1849 April 8

                            Creator:  Pratt, Mary

                            Date:  1849-04-08

                            Resource type:   letter

                            Topics include her work, her brother Cornelius' work, eating warm sugar, and the health and activities of those around her.

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                              Title:   Mary Pratt to Ruth Fletcher, 1847 May 6 and Almira T. to Ruth Fletcher, 1847 May 6

                              Creator:  Pratt, Mary; T., Almira

                              Date:  1847-05-06

                              Resource type:   letter

                              Topics include a measles outbreak in Winooski.

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                                Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Betsey Verona Jagua to Ruth Fletcher, 1861 September 13

                                Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard; Jagua, Betsey Verona

                                Date:  1861-09-13

                                Resource type:   letter

                                Topics include Moses and his family's farm, the poor economy because of the war, the death of a little girl (Carseldana's?), Betsey Verona's brother (and Moses' son) Lyman's preaching in the Free Mission Baptist Church, and the health of Betsey Verona's and Seth's daughter Sarah Eveline.

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                                  Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1855 October 28

                                  Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

                                  Date:  1855-10-28

                                  Resource type:   letter

                                  Topics include the details of Moses' return trip from Vermont to Indiana, the family of Zebina, and the prices and conditions of their produce and stock.

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                                    Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1856 September 20 and Betsey Verona Jagua to Ruth Fletcher

                                    Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard; Jagua, Betsey Verona

                                    Date:  1856-09-20

                                    Resource type:   letter

                                    Topics include building a small house, the dry weather in Otsego, IN, and the effects on crops and fruit trees, and the health of various family members.

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                                      Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1860 January 29

                                      Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

                                      Date:  1860-01-29

                                      Resource type:   letter

                                      Topics include the various prices of crops and land in Indiana, the state of his farm and finances, the state of Lemuel's farm and finances, Lyman's preaching, and Verona's and Seth's families activities.

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                                        Title:   Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1862 February 14

                                        Creator:  Colton, Moses Shepard

                                        Date:  1862-02-14

                                        Resource type:   letter

                                        Topics include the state and value of his farm and stock, his poor health and that of family members, his opinions regarding emancipation, a few cases of small pox brought back by returning soldiers, and the activities of his family.

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                                          Title:   Zebina and Lois Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Lydia Colton, 1850 January 20

                                          Creator:  Colton, Zebina; Colton, Lois

                                          Date:  1850-01-20

                                          Resource type:   letter

                                          Topics include the location of the old family record, their son Curtis' ill health, and Zebina's desire that Andrew should purchase his farm in Pierpont.

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                                            Title:   [Ellen Colton?] to Ruth Fletcher, [circa 1856] November 29

                                            Creator:  Colton, Ellen

                                            Date:  1856-11-29

                                            Resource type:   letter

                                            Topics include the death of her father, Zebina Colton.

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                                              Title:   [Lemuel Colton?] to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher and Lydia Colton, 1840 February 18

                                              Creator:  Colton, Lemuel

                                              Date:  1840-02-18

                                              Resource type:   letter

                                              Topics include the deaths of Clark and Susan Pratt and the activities of Moses Shepard Colton and his family.

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                                                Title:   [Mary Harvey?] to Ruth Fletcher, 1850 December 11

                                                Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                                Date:  1850-12-11

                                                Resource type:   letter

                                                Topics include her difficulties with the father of a girl who was helping with her boarding house, Field's (?) departure for California, other departures, her eye trouble, and the health and activities of her children.

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                                                  Title:   [Mary Harvey?] to Ruth and Andrew Fletcher, 1860 January 19

                                                  Creator:  Harvey, Mary

                                                  Date:  1860-01-19

                                                  Resource type:   letter

                                                  Topics include the prices of grains and stocks in Illinois, the village conditions and organizations, and the state of their farm. This letter is a fragment: the final page or pages are missing, including the closing signature. The attribution of authorship is based on the handwriting and topics of the letter.

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