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Stoddard, Increase Billings, 1767-1849
Stoddard Family Collection
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
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Consists of selected nineteenth-century documents of Increase Billings Stoddard and his father, Robert Stoddard, landowners and farmers in New York State and Connecticut.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected documents of Increase Billings Stoddard and his father, Robert Stoddard. Included are two "Statement(s) of Lineage," or genealogies, of the Stoddard family. The first statement (1806) was written by Robert Stoddard for his son, Increase Billings Stoddard, and the second was written by Increase Billings Stoddard for his son, Increase Stoddard. Other documents include an autograph warrant signed by Increase B. Stoddard, dated 1822, for the imprisonment of Nicholas J. Morris; an article of agreement for Henry Goble to lease a parcel of land from Stoddard; a receipt signed by Daniel Bodle for the schooling of Stoddard's children; an indenture of Hester Hall to the Stoddard family, listing her terms of apprenticeship; and an assessment of Stoddard property signed by the assessor Lewis Van Inwegen, dated July 30, 1839.


Arranged by accession number.

Collection Creator Biography:

Stoddard, Increase Billings, 1767-1849

The Stoddards were landowners and farmers in New York State and Connecticut.

Collection History


Gift of Mrs. Albert Miller of Trenton, New Jersey, in May 1948 (AM13669-13678).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Dina Britain on September 27, 2007. Finding aid written by Lauren Kustner on November 12, 2007. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is 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:

Stoddard Family Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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