Seymour family papers, 1777-1923 [microform].


Seymour family papers, 1777-1923 [microform].

The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds and real estate records, estate records, legal papers, news clippings, and other items.

10 Holinger boxes.


SNAC Resource ID: 8097066

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