Walworth family papers, 1774-1884.


Walworth family papers, 1774-1884.

Consists of correspondence, financial records, legal records, official documents, architectural drawings and various ephemera. Contains detailed correspondence concerning land transactions for the Connecticut Land Company; records of the post offices of Painesville, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio; records of the Port of Cuyahoga; records of the Circuit Court of Geauga County, Ohio, Corporation of the Village of Cleveland, and the Cleveland School House; records of the Cleveland Branch of the Erie Bank of Pennsylvania; land valuations and tax lists for Cleveland and the Fire Lands; and legal records of Litchfield County, Connecticut, and New London County, Connecticut. Correspondents include William Eldredge, Frederick Miner, Gideon Granger, Calvin Pease, Samuel Huntington, David Abbott, Nathaniel Ledyard, Lewis Cass, Oliver Phelps, Charles P. Barnum, Lewis Morgan, and Oliver Forward. A calendar of correspondents is included in the register to the collection. Insight into the social relations of the Walworths and their relations, including the Dunlap, Beattie, Strickland, Keyes, Wren, and Avery families, is seen through the correspondence between the women in the Walworth family.

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Kelley, Alfred, 1789-1859

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Perkins, Simon, 1771-1844

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Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822

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Pease, Calvin, 1776-1839

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Eldredge, William.

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Walworth, John, 1821-1900.

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Walworth, William, 1823-1864.

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Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817

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Erie Bank of Pennsylvania.

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