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Charles Phelps Papers

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Box Folder

Phelps family biographical material   Misc. dates 

Box 1 Folder 1

Material on Phelps manuscripts in other collections/libraries   Misc. dates 

Box 1 Folder 2

Eleazar Porter, power-of-attorney to Charles Phelps   1754, Feb. 26 

Box 1 Folder 3

Hampshire County Court order, Holt versus Carpenter   1754, July 29 

Box 1 Folder 4

Hampshire County Court order, summoning John Hillyir [sic]   1760, April 13 

Box 1 Folder 5

New Hampshire, grant of town of Draper [Wilmington, Vermont]   1763, June 17 

Box 1 Folder 6

Charles Phelps, expenses in obtaining charter of town of New Marlborough   1765, Dec. 3 

Box 1 Folder 7

Charles Phelps, expenses in trip to Albany and New York City   1766 

Box 1 Folder 8

John Pyke, agreement to settle in New Marlborough   1767, April 15 

Box 1 Folder 9

Charles Phelps, bill for food and lodging, Albany, New York   1767, June 6 

Box 1 Folder 10

Marlboro town proprietors, acknowledgment of Charles Phelps' services   1768, May 4 

Box 1 Folder 11

John Wentworth, deed of land in New Marlborough to Charles Phelps   1768, May 17 

Box 1 Folder 12

Theodore Atkinson, deed of land in New Marlborough to Charles Phelps   1768, May 17 

Box 1 Folder 13

John Grout, plea for delay of ejection from Windsor, Vermont   1769, April 22 

Box 1 Folder 14

Daniel Jones, deed of land in Brattleboro to Wilder Willard   1770, April 7 

Box 1 Folder 15

Deposition concerning forcible ejection of Josiah Willard from Putney, Vermont   [1770], May 16 

Box 1 Folder 16

Cumberland County Court, letter to John Grout, prisoner at Charleston, New Hampshire   1770, June 6 

Box 1 Folder 17

Cumberland County Court, report of sheriff on riot at Windsor, Vermont   1770, June 

Box 1 Folder 18

Isaac Milley, ALS to Charles Phelps, on land-titles controversy   1771, Jan. 18 

Box 1 Folder 19

Charles Phelps, petition to New York for help in cutting road and for Cumberland County magistrates   1771, July 17 

Box 1 Folder 20

Cumberland County Court, ejectment suit, Daniel Whipple versus Atherton Chase   1771, July 17 

Box 1 Folder 21

Charles Phelps, ALS to [Goldsboro] Banyar, concerning land-titles controversy   1771, Dec. 12 

Box 1 Folder 22

Charles Phelps, public warning against further granting of Marlboro lands   1771, Dec. 16 

Box 1 Folder 23

Charles Phelps, ALS to Charles Phelps, Jr., concerning land-titles controversy   1771, Dec. 16 

Box 1 Folder 24

Charles Phelps, ALS to John Burling, concerning land-titles controversy   1771, Dec. 18 

Box 1 Folder 25

Petition from Grants settlers to New York, asking for halt to granting of already settled lands   1771, Dec. 27 

Box 1 Folder 26

Charles Phelps, address to towns of Newfane and Townshend, concerning land-titles controversy, possible solutions   1771, Dec. 30 

Box 1 Folder 27

Petition from Grants settlers to Massachusetts, asking for help in land-titles controversy   1771, Dec. 31 

Box 1 Folder 28

Public letter introducing Charles Phelps as Grants settlers' agent, discussing land-titles controversy   1772, Jan. 8 

Box 1 Folder 29

Isaac Searl, statement concerning Charles Phelps' work in New York City for Grants settlers   1772, Aug. 3 

Box 1 Folder 30

Hampshire County Court, summons to Phelps on debt complaint by Noah Parsons   1772, Nov. 19 

Box 1 Folder 31

James Duane, ruling in appeal of Cummings versus Whipple, from Cumberland County Court   1772, Dec. 29 

Box 1 Folder 32

Isaac Searl, power-of-attorney to Charles Phelps to go to Boston for settlers of Pownal, Vermont   1774, May 14 

Box 1 Folder 33

Charles Phelps, Jr., statement concerning collection of fees for father from Grants settlers   1774, May 18 

Box 1 Folder 34

Middlesex County Court, order to Charles Phelps to appear on complaint of Nathaniel Brown   1774, June 8 

Box 1 Folder 35

Cumberland County lawyers, petition to New York, want no New Hampshire lawyers practicing on Grants   1774, July 5 

Box 1 Folder 36

John Grout, deposition in Cumberland County Court debt case, Whipple versus Chaffee   1774, Oct. 15 

Box 1 Folder 37

Westminister Committee, to Hartford [Vermont] Committee of Safety, asking for payment of county taxes   1775, June 5 

Box 1 Folder 38

Samuel Gale, ALS to Mrs. Whipple, concerning her land in Brattleboro, Vermont   1775, Dec. 4 

Box 1 Folder 39

Cumberland County committee, petition to New York, concerning participation by Grants in New York constitutional convention   1776, June 21 

Box 1 Folder 40

Abel Stockwell, bond to Charles Phelps, concerning land in New Marlborough   1777, May 5 

Box 1 Folder 41

Charles Phelps, petition to Massachusetts, asking Massachusetts to claim southeastern portion of New Hampshire Grants (another copy, same text, in Oversize Manuscripts drawer)   1777, May 28 

Box 1 Folder 42

Town of New Marlborough, election of Francis Whitmore as delegate to Vermont constitutional convention at Windsor   [1777, June 23] 

Box 1 Folder 43

Charles Phelps, petition to Vermont concerning land-titles controversy   1777, July 2 

Box 1 Folder 44

Charles Phelps, petition to Massachusetts, asking Massachusetts to claim southeastern portion of New Hampshire Grants; verso discusses arms for American Revolution   1777, Aug. 21 

Box 1 Folder 45

Massachusetts Council Chamber, order to collect information on Indian treaty of 1720s giving New Hampshire Grants area to Massachusetts   1777, Oct. 29 

Box 1 Folder 46

Charles Phelps, petition to Massachusetts, concerning Indian treaty of 1730s giving New Hampshire Grants to Massachusetts   1778, Oct. 22 

Box 1 Folder 47

Cumberland County committee, vote to send Charles Phelps to Congress to petition for Grants jurisdiction decision   1779, July 23 

Box 1 Folder 48

Putney, Vermont, vote in New York election; verso is order to take measures to protect Yorkers against Vermonters   1780, April 13 

Box 1 Folder 49

Silas Hamilton, IOU to Samuel Ely   1780, Nov. 22 

Box 1 Folder 50

Continental Congress, ms. copy of resolutions concerning New Hampshire Grants   1781, Aug. 7 

Box 1 Folder 51

Windham County Court, list of grand jurors   1781, Dec. 

Box 1 Folder 52

Windham County Court, order to sheriff to seize property of James McCormick   1781, Dec. 15 

Box 1 Folder 53

Guilford, Vermont, town meeting resolutions concerning the Haldimand Negotiations, controversy over Grants jurisdiction   1782, March 13 

Box 1 Folder 54

Brattleboro Convention, petition to New York, asking for action against Vermont   1782, June 20 

Box 1 Folder 55

State of Vermont, payment to Samuel Avery for arrest of [Timothy] Church   1782, Dec. 21 

Box 1 Folder 56

Windham County Court, order to sheriff to seize property of Abel Maltoon   1782, Dec. 30 

Box 1 Folder 57

Jonathan Kittredge and Thomas Frink, depositions concerning Vermont leaders' opposition to Congress   1783, Jan. 18 

Box 1 Folder 58

Samuel Knight, ANS to Charles Phelps, has some useful information for him   1783, Jan. 18 

Box 1 Folder 59

Cumberland County residents, power-of-attorney to Charles Phelps to oppose Vermont jurisdiction on the Grants   1783, June 17 

Box 1 Folder 60

Cumberland County convention, resolves and statements condemning Vermont government   1783, Oct. 29 

Box 1 Folder 61

Charles Phelps, IOU to Ira Allen, Vermont State Treasurer [for payment of fine]   1784, Oct. 26 

Box 1 Folder 62

Thomas Chittenden, order to Josiah Boyden to return Charles Phelps' sword   1784, Dec. 30 

Box 1 Folder 63

Windham County Court, order to summon Charles Phelps to answer debt complaint of Ira Allen, Vermont State Treasurer   1785, July 22 

Box 1 Folder 64

Windham County Court, list of grand and petit jurors   1785, Nov. 

Box 1 Folder 65

Cumberland County committee, judgement in New Marlborough land-title dispute   No date 

Box 1 Folder 66

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