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Collection Overview

Creator:
Wolcott, Frederick, 1767-1837
Title:
Wolcott Family Correspondence
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/cn69m4217
Dates:
1763-1838
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of copies of family correspondence of Frederick Wolcott of Litchfield, Connecticut. Wolcott was a son of Connecticult governor Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of photostatic copies of correspondence of Frederick Wolcott of Litchfield, Connecticut, with his brother and sister, Oliver (1760-1833) and MaryAnn, and other relatives by marriage, primarily concerning family matters.

Collection Creator Biography:

Wolcott, Frederick, 1767-1837

Frederick Wolcott was a son of Oliver Wolcott, who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a governor of Connecticut. A graduate of Yale (1786), Wolcott partnered with others to import goods from China and held various posts in the local government of Litchfield County, Connecticut. He was a state senator from 1810 to 1823.

Collection History

Acquisition:

These negative photostats were copied from originals in the possession of Neilson Abeel. AM 13064.

Custodial History

These negative photostats were copied from originals in the possession of Neilson Abeel.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research/

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Wolcott Family Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/cn69m4217
Location:
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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