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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:   Betsey Verona Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1850 April 28 and Moses S. Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, undated 

Creator:  Colton, Betsey Verona; Colton, Moses Shepard

Date:  1850-04-28

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Carseldana's remarriage, Lyman Colton's (nephew) beginning of work as shoe maker, an illegibly named person's marriage, the milder climate of Indiana, the state of the farm in Indiana, and the state of family members' health. 

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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:   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:   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 Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1852 August 8 and October 9 

Creator:  Harvey, Mary

Date:  1852-08-08

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Mary's trip back home during warm weather, her family members' activities, and the numbing illness of Cornelius that last several weeks. 

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Title:   Bestsey Verona Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1852 December 24 

Creator:  Colton, Betsey Verona

Date:  1852-12-24

Resource type:   letter

Topics include the death of Verona's Grandmother (Ruth's mother), Carseldana (Verona's sister), the birth of Carlos Colton to Lemuel and Matilda, and the recovery of Curtis Colton. 

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Title:   Carlos Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1853 March 2 and Zebina and Lois Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, undated and Curtis Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, undated 

Creator:  Colton, Carlos; Colton, Zebina; Colton, Lois; Colton, Curtis

Date:  1853-03-02

Resource type:   letter

Topics include the health of Curtis Colton, the death of an unnamed relative, the temperance movement, and family business activities. 

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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:   Betsey Verona Jagua to Ruth Fletcher, [1855?] January [11?] 

Creator:  Jagua, Betsey Verona

Date:  1855-01-11

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Betsey's continuing ill health, the death of Lemuel's and Matilda's son Carlos, the price of produce and stock, and a recent religious meeting and subsequent conversion of Betsey's husband. 

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Title:   Mary Harvey to Ruth Fletcher, 1855 July 30 

Creator:  Harvey, Mary

Date:  1855-07-30

Resource type:   letter

Topics include a family visit, Uncle's hurt hand, runaway horses, the birth of a neighbor's daughter, and the sale of wood. 

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Title:   Lyman Colton to Ruth Fletcher, 1855 August 28 

Creator:  Colton, Lyman

Date:  1855-08-28

Resource type:   letter

Topics include his father's (Moses Shepard) visit to Vermont, the state of their crops, and the high number of illnesses in their area. 

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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:   Ellen Colton to [Carlos Colton?], 1855 November 29 

Creator:  Colton, Ellen

Date:  1855-11-29

Resource type:   letter

Topics include Ellen's graduation, her work in a factory in Danville, and the death of her father, Zebina Colton. The letter is to one of her brothers, probably Carlos. 

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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:   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:   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 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:   Betsey Verona Jagua to Ruth Fletcher, circa 1851 February 23 and March 5 

Creator:  Jagua, Betsey Verona

Date:  1851-02-23

Resource type:   letter

Topics include the death of Hiram Holdridge, the husband of Carseldana, Verona's own poor health, Verona's marriage the previous fall, the state and value of their farm, and how Matilda Colton and Grand Ma get along together. 

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