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MS Am 1920

Howe family. Howe family additional papers, 1662-1839: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1920
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Howe family.
Title: Howe family additional papers
Date(s): 1662-1839 (inclusive), 1694-1797 (bulk).
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, legal documents, and other papers of the Howe family of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-56. Given in memory of Lawrence Howe '07 by Anna Shippen Delafield, Fisher Howe, David Leavitt Howe, Lawrence Howe, and Richard Warren Howe, 175 Chestnut Street, Winnetka, Illinois 60093; received: 1975 February.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Howe Family Additional Papers (MS Am 1920). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The How family, later the Howe family, lived in Massachusetts and Connecticut. The original homestead was in Ipswich, Mass.

Arrangement

Organized into two series:

Scope and Contents

Consists of 35 documents and letters concerning property rights and inheritance, family births and deaths, taxes, court cases, and other legal matters. Includes petitions, contracts, permits, deeds, court summonses and warrants, receipts, town tax records, military orders, genealogies, and a death book.

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