Henry Little papers

Description

Series VII, Papers of Henry Little (1790-1848), 1803-1866, undated, includes financial records, including farm and household receipts (1832-1835, 1841-1848, 1849-1851, 1864, 1866); a petition excusing him from military duty in 1815; insurance for house and farm (1836); and deeds for land and a church pew (1841, 1842). These papers also include funeral directions and guest list (1848) and Henry Little's coffin plate. The series is arranged in three subseries and is arranged by material type.

Details

Descriptive Terms

housebooks
farms
funerals
receipts (financial records)
petitions
insurance policies
deeds
coffin plates
financial records
legal documents

Physical Description

Family papers (9 folders)

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid available in Library and Archives

Collection Code

MS016

Collection Name

Little family papers

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

MS016.07

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Places

Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Little, Henry, 1790-1848 (Bill recipient)

Material Type

receipts (financial records)
petitions
insurance policies
deeds
coffin plates
financial records
legal documents

Subjects

Housekeeping

Description Level

Subgroup

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Henry Little was born in 1790 and died in 1848. He was married to Phebe Little (1798-1862). He was a farmer and lived in Newbury.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This subgroup is arranged as follows:1. Financial records, 1803-1866, undated2. Legal papers, 1815-18423. Miscellaneous, 1848