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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wages
real estate
correspondence
financial records
wills
contracts
legal documents

Physical Description

8 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

MS016.01

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Record Details

Originator

Little, Stephen, 1719-1793 (Correspondent)

Material Type

correspondence
financial records
wills
contracts
legal documents

Subjects

Revolutionary War

Description Level

Subgroup

Historical/Biographical Note

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

Arrangement

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