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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

real estate
taxes
financial records
deeds
legal documents

Physical Description

Family papers (2 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

MS016.04

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Record Details

Originator

Little, Tristram, 1784-1872

Material Type

financial records
deeds
legal documents

Description Level

Subgroup

Historical/Biographical Note

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

Arrangement

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