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Letters (correspondence)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Elijah Adams letter


Identifier: 00-2009-92-0

Elijah Adams, Esq. in Fishkill, New York writes to Asa Bacon, Esq. in Litchfield about a meeting at Col. Benjamin Tallmadge's house. Provides recollections about a business arrangement involving Judge Reeve, Uriel Holmes, Frederick Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge Ezekiel Lewis, John Landon, Aaron Smith and Julius Deming. Gives an account of attempts to collect a debt from Aaron Smith.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1824 Dec 13

Cyrus Alden letter


Identifier: 00-1930-28-0
Scope and Contents

Cyrus Alden in Litchfield writes to his brother Thomas Alden in Bridgewater, Mass. describing his trip to Litchfield and New Haven  and study and expenses at Judge Reeve's Law School.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1808 Sep 25; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1929

Horace Atwood letter


Identifier: 00-2009-73-0
Scope and Contents

Letter from Horace S. Atwood in Boonsboro, Maryland dated 14 June 1826 to Guy Walker in St. Augustine, East Florida. Mr. Atwood is considering traveling to Florida and requests information about the area. His health has improved since leaving Woodbury.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1826 Jan 14

Joseph Barber letter


Identifier: 00-2009-97-0

Joseph Barber in Ashfield (Mass.) writes to John Slater in Slatersville, Rhode Island about a possible site for a mill. He describes Little Falls, New York on the Mohawk River and describes the village houses and businesses. He includes information about water privileges, turnpikes, and plots of land.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1823 October 3

Lucy Sheldon Beach letter


Identifier: 00-2009-56-0
Scope and Contents

Lucy Sheldon in New York writes to her mother Huldah Sheldon (Mrs. Daniel) in Litchfield about her trip by coach to New Haven and then by packet boat to New York. She gives her impressions of life in the city.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1810 Nov 29; Other: Date acquired: 09/11/2009

Bird family papers


Identifier: 00-1960-21-0

Letters and deeds of the Bird family, mostly John Bird and Dr. Seth Bird.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1733-1825; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1959

John Bradstreet letter


Identifier: 00-2009-102-0
Scope and Contents

John Bradstreet writes in Jan. or Feb. 1756 to Peter Van Brugh Livingston complaining that a man named Quackenbush has orders from "the General" [William Shirley] and Livingston to take sole management of the construction of additional whale boats at Schenectady. Bradstreet believes that the job is his alone and requests confirmation. Letter endorsed as received February 6.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1756 Jan/Feb

W. Bristol note


Identifier: 00-1966-05-0
Scope and Contents

A note from W. Bristol to Aaron Burr asking for Burr to peruse some claims and edit them. A. Burr replies in pencil with a suggestion to put his [Bristol's] name as Proctor to the claim of Jewett. There is no specific information as to the claims that may have been attached to the note.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1816 Apr 12; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1965

Aaron Burr letter


Identifier: 00-2009-63-0

Letter from Aaron Burr in New York dated 17 May 1820 to George Marsh in Albany regarding business arrangements and George Marsh's good fortune in Albany.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1820 May 17

Edith E. Caldwell Papers


Identifier: 2011-138-0
Scope and Contents The Edith E. Caldwell Papers (2011-138-0) consist of personal papers of Edith E. Caldwell and her parents William A. Caldwell and Mary R. Caldwell, as well as legal correspondence and filings pertaining to a lawsuit between Edith E. Caldwell and Joseph Peszensky. Edith E. Caldwell was born in 1885, the daughter of William A. and Mary R. Caldwell.  She was raised in Litchfield and attended the Eastman National Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York around 1904.  She held various jobs in...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1898-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2010