Fitts Family Papers
Scope and Content
The Fitts Family Papers consists of chronologically arranged correspondence, legal papers, bills and receipts, tax records, deeds, promissory notes and other papers dating from 1770 through 1909. Also included are election notices, a physicians note and an auction notice.
- Creation: 1770-1909.
The collection is open and available for research.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
The papers concern three individuals from Ashford, Windham County, CT. Stephen Fitts, John Moore and Frederick Knowlton are all mentioned in the papers. One 1834 letter of interest was written by Lorraine Preston, probably the sister of John Moore, describing the migration to Ohio and the great opportunities that existed there at the time.
0.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Papers concerning three individuals of the Fitts family.
- Fitts Family Papers
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- 1994 October
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