James Humphrey Correspondence
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Brief Description:

James Humphrey Correspondence, 2012-39-0, includes letters and invitations to James Humphrey from various people including, Franklin Pierce, Gov. William Buckingham, Horace Greeley, Edward Gould, Francis Vinton, D. Huntington, and H. F. Clark.  The Franklin Pierce letter is on black-bordered mourning stationary due to the death of his son.

James Humphrey, Jr. was born in Norfolk, Connecticut on December 3, 1837.  He graduated from Amherst College in 1856 and married Charlotte Deming of Litchfield onJune 17, 1863.  On October 13, 1859 he bought the Litchfield Enquirer and served as its editor until 1865.  He died in Brooklyn, New York on November 6, 1868. This is probably the same person as one of the letters is to the "Litchfield Inquirer."

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Record Series Number: 00/2012-39-0
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: James Humphrey Correspondence (2012-39-0), Litchfield Historical SOciety, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.