Franklin County, Vermont collection, 1797-1861.


Blake, Theophilus, 1799-1864. Franklin County, Vermont collection, 1797-1861.

Franklin County, Vermont collection, 1797-1861.

A miscellaneous collection of material from Franklin County, Vermont. The earliest pieces are addressed to Amos Morrill of Georgia, Vermont, dating from 1797 and refer to land transactions in Belfast, Maine. Also included in the collection are four deeds for land in Franklin County, a militia return signed by Theophilus Blake of Georgia, Vermont, dated 1807, and a copy of the last will of William Nason of Saint Albans, Vermont dated October 31, 1810. The collection also includes four letters. The first is written by J. F. Scribner of Sheldon, Vermont to George F. Houghton of Saint Albans, dated August 7, 1843, relating to a Whig meeting at which George P. Marsh is to speak, which is to take place somewhere in Franklin County. The second letter was written by L. M. Clark of Boston to his brother Alanson M. Clark, dated December 20, 1849, discussing goods that he was purchasing for his brother from the Boston market. The third letter was written by Governor Hamilton Fish, Albany, New York, to Governor Carlos Coolidge, dated April 10, 1850, giving notice of books sent and containing expressions of goodwill and a desire for friendly relations with Vermont. The final letter was written by Colonel George J. Stannard to Albert Sowles, dated January 19, 1861 regarding his discharge from Company B, 4th Vermont Militia Regiment.

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Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882 (person)

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Scribner, J. F. (person)

Clark, Alanson M., 1814-1900. (person)

Stannard, George Jerrison, 1820-1886 (person)

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Nason, William, d. 1810. (person)

Houghton, George Frederick, 1820-1870 (person)

Sowles, Albert, 1833-1913. (person)

Morrill, Amos, 1762-1840. (person)

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 (person)

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Blake, Theophilus, 1799-1864. (person)

Clark, Lester M., 1820-1908. (person)