Colton Family Papers 1749-1879 1826-1879

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Colton Family Papers, 1749-1879, 1826-1879

Colton Family Papers 1749-1879 1826-1879

1749-1879, 1826-1879

Correspondence, writings, sermons, diaries, account books, poems, and notes of George Colton of West Hartford, Connecticut and four of his sons. The principal figure in the papers is Henry Martyn Colton, who graduated from Yale College in 1848 and established schools in Middletown, Connecticut and New York City. Included in his papers are college lecture notes, sermons together with outlines and notes, poems, diaries, and travel writings.

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