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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farms
housebooks
taxes
real estate
correspondence
notebooks
invoices
receipts (financial records)
account books
legal documents
tax records
agreements

Physical Description

Family papers (22 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

MS016.10

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Places

Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Little, Ebenezer, 1801-1887 (Correspondent)

Material Type

correspondence
notebooks
invoices
receipts (financial records)
account books
legal documents
tax records
agreements

Other People

Little, Catherine Adams, 1823-1923

Other Organizations

First Religious Society (Newburyport, Mass)

Subjects

Housekeeping
tax assessments

Description Level

Subgroup

Historical/Biographical Note

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

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