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Ebenezer Little papers

Description

Series X, Papers of Ebenezer Little (1801-1887), 1820-1884, undated, includes correspondence (primarily letters received), a diary of farm work (1847), household and farm invoices and receipts (1825, 1830-35, 1836-39, 1841-1844, 1855, 1862-68, 1870-77, and undated), a subscription to the First Religious Society of Newbury (1838-40), tax assessments, account books for milk customers (1841-43, 1846-57, 1853-56), legal documents related to lease and sale of property, and miscellaneous papers. The series is arranged in five subseries according to material type.

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Details

Collection Name
Little family papers
Collection Code
MS016
Dates
1820-1884, undated
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
Family papers (22 folders)
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Subgroup
GUSN
175699
Reference Code
MS016.10

Historical/Biographical Note

Ebenezer Little was born in 1801 and died in 1887. He married Eliza Adams (daughter of Ebenezer and Edna Adams) in 1822. He was a farmer in Newbury.

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Correspondence, 1820-1872, undated2. Diaries, 18473. Financial records, 1822-1884, undated4. Legal papers, 1842-18525. Miscellaneous, 1857, undated

Record details

Originator
Little, Ebenezer, 1801-1887 (Correspondent)
Other People
Little, Catherine Adams, 1823-1923
Other Organizations
First Religious Society (Newburyport, Mass)
Descriptive Terms
farms
housebooks
real estate
taxes
Material Type
account books
agreements
correspondence
invoices
legal documents
notebooks
receipts (financial records)
tax records
Subjects
Housekeeping
tax assessments
Places
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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