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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.
The How family, later the Howe family, lived in Massachusetts and Connecticut. The original homestead was in Ipswich, Mass.
Organized into two series:
- I. Letters
- II. Documents
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.