Family papers, 1792-1868.


Wadsworth, Elijah, 1747-1817. Family papers, 1792-1868.

Family papers, 1792-1868.

Correspondence, letter copies, autograph envelopes with biographical data on prominent Western Reserve residents, land lists, surveys, indentures, accounts, receipts, summonses, depositions, and Ohio Militia election returns, military receipts, provision returns, and morning papers, belonging to Elijah, Frederick, and Wedworth Wadsworth. Included are a number of letters from Samuel Huntington, 1765-1817.

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