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Tristram Little papers

Description

Series IV, Papers of Tristram Little (1784-1863), 1844-1849, includes a general and property tax notice (1846-1849) and land deeds (1844-1845). The series is arranged in two subseries according to material type.

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Details

Collection Name
Little family papers
Collection Code
MS016
Dates
1844-1849
Acquisition Type
Bequest
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
Family papers (2 folders)
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Subgroup
GUSN
179614
Reference Code
MS016.04

Historical/Biographical Note

Tristram Little was born in 1784 and died in 1872. He married Sarah Little (1790-1863). Mr. Little was a farmer by occupation, and lived in Newbury. He was possessed of much mechanical ability, and was the inventor of what is known as the Centennial Seed Sower, which obtained a premimum at Philadelphia in 1876, and of various other ingenious machines.

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Financial records, 1846-18492. Legal papers, 1844-1845

Record details

Originator
Little, Tristram, 1784-1872
Descriptive Terms
real estate
taxes
Material Type
deeds
financial records
legal documents

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