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Whitney L. Brooks collection of Coe family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1950-23-0

Scope and Contents

The Whitney L. Brooks collection of Coe family papers relates primarily to Levi Coe (1760-1832) of Litchfield, Conn., and his son Levi Coe (1810-1881). The papers consist of finanical and legal records, correspondence, deeds, estate papers, land surveys, and other items. Levi Coe (1760-1832) was married twice, the second time to Deborah McCall (1769-1843). They had 11 children, including Levi Coe (1810-1881) and Elizabeth Coe Oviatt (1805-1875). The collection includes a number of deeds and other records documenting land transactions of Levi and his son and one letter to Elizabeth. The papers also include Deborah McCall Coe's will and the elder Levi's estate documents.

Dates

  • Created: 1785-1854
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Whitney L. Brooks

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Title
Whitney L. Brooks collection of Coe family papers
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
05/12/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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