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Stephen Little papers

Description

Series I, Papers of Stephen Little (1719-1793), 1746-1802, undated, includes letters sent during the American Revolution; a list of accounts (1773); a undated draft of a will; a quitclaim judgment against Stephen Little; and contracts for land sales and purchases. The series is arranged alphabetically in three subseries according to material type.

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Details

Collection Name
Little family papers
Collection Code
MS016
Dates
1764-1802, undated
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
8 folders
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Subgroup
GUSN
175677
Reference Code
MS016.01

Historical/Biographical Note

Stephen Little was born May 19, 1719 and died August 30, 1793. His first wife was Judith and second was Mary (1723-1798). He was one of the grantees of Newbury, Vermont, in 1763 and also owned lands in Bath and Hampstead, New Hampshire and in Cumberland and Lincoln counties, Maine. He was a representative to the legislature in 1776 and probably held other town offices. He was a man of sterling integrity, a prominent member and deacon of Dr. Spring's church at Newburyport.

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged into the following series:1. Correspondence, 1776, undated2. Financial records, 17733. Legal papers, 1746-1802

Record details

Originator
Little, Stephen, 1719-1793 (Correspondent)
Descriptive Terms
real estate
wages
Material Type
contracts
correspondence
financial records
legal documents
wills
Subjects
Revolutionary War

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