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Gould family papers

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Correspondence

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Gould family papers, 1799-1923 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Collection Overview

Title: Gould family papers, 1799-1923Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Gould, John Warren Dubois (1881-1924)

Other Creators: Gould, Edward Sherman (1837-1905), Gould, Mary Elizabeth (Dubois) Potter

Extent: 0.42 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged in 2 series:

      1. Correspondence

      2. Miscellaneous

Subjects: Gould family

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Small collection of correspondence between members of several generations of the Gould and Dubois families.  Includes some genealogical notes.

Biographical Note

John Warren Dubois Gould was the son of Edward Sherman Gould (1837-1905) and Arabella (Ludlow) Gould. He graduated from New York Universtiy as a civil engineer and spent some of his career working on irrigation projects in the West. In 1910 he married Louisa Fisk. Later he became a specialist in reorganizing bankrupt companies. He was the great-grandson of James Gould (1770-1838) of Litchfield, Conn.

Subject/Index Terms

Gould family

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the

written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Appraisal Information: These papers relate to the descendants of James Gould (1770-1838) who assisted Tapping Reeve with the Litchfield Law School and later ran the Law School in Litchfield, Connecticut.

Original/Copies Note: For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Related Materials: Litchfield Law School Collection, Litchfield Historical Society. For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Preferred Citation: Gould family papers, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.

Processing Information: Item level description is available in the Society's card catalog.

Other Note: This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Dubois, George W, 1895 Apr 18Add to your cart.
Letter to his nephew E. Sherman Gould with family news & plans for the summer.
Folder 2: Dubois, George W., 1871 Jul 27Add to your cart.
Letter to his sister Mary E. (Dubois) Gould with information about genealogical research being done by another Dubois.
Folder 3: Gardiner, Asa Bird, 1896 Feb 26Add to your cart.
Letter to E. Sherman Gould (1837-1905) about genealogy involving Uriah Tracy and the Gould family.
Folder 4: Gould, Edward Sherman (1805-1885), 1872 JulAdd to your cart.
Receipt from Yale College for a portrait of his father Judge James Gould.
Folder 5: Gould, Edward Sherman(1805-1885), 1865 Jun 27Add to your cart.
Document from Paris, France identifying E. Sherman Gould as a bearer of dispatches from the legation to the United States.
Folder 6: Gould, Edward Sherman(1837-1905), 1895-1898Add to your cart.
Item 1: Gould, Edward Sherman(1837-1905), 1893 May 6Add to your cart.
Document from U.S. Dept. of State requesting that E. Sherman Gould be given safe passage.
Item 2: Gould, Edward Sherman (1837-1905), 1895 Sep 9Add to your cart.
Document from U.S. Dept. of State idenfifying E. Sherman Gould and requesting that he be given safe passage.
Item 3: Gould, Edward Sherman (1837-1905), 1898 Oct 26Add to your cart.
Document signed by the governor of Havana giving E. Sherman Gould safe passage to the United States.
Folder 7: Gould, Edward Sherman(1837-1905) & Gould, Arabella (Ludlow), 1902-1903Add to your cart.
7 letters to their son John Warren Dubois Gould with family news including the 1903 Apr 16 letter reporting the death of John's brother Edward Ludlow Gould. Engineering details for bridges, dams, etc.
Folder 8: Gould, James, 1807 Jul 10Add to your cart.
Letter to Roger M. Sherman requesting information about the case of Messrs North & Wadhams in Danbury. News of Mr. Tracy's illness is alarming - he may not recover.
Folder 9: Gould, James, 1834 Jul 3Add to your cart.
Letter to his son Edward Sherman Gould (1805-1885) giving advice about the route to take home for a visit.
Folder 10: Gould, James Reeve, 1828 May 24Add to your cart.
Letter to his brother Edward Sherman Gould (1805-1885) concerning business matters.
Folder 11: Gould, John, 1897-1903Add to your cart.
11 letters to Edward Sherman Gould (1837-1905) from John Gould in Hatherleigh, Devon, England with some Gould, comments on life, politics and events in England and the U.S., including the Boer War. Letter of 1903 May 6  sends condolences on the death of E.S. Gould's son.
Folder 12: Gould, John Warren Dubois, 1914-1923Add to your cart.
Letter, copies of letters, and notes concerning gifts of pieces of the original timbers of the Gould Law School given by John Warren Dubois Gould, great grandson of James Gould, to various people & museums including the Poconnuck Historic Society, his cousin Charles W. Gould, James Newton Gunn, Judge E.A. Armstrong, William E. Curtis, and Julius M. Mayer.
Folder 13: Gould, Julia & Gould, Sally (Tracy), Mrs. James, 1839 Jan 31Add to your cart.
Letter to Edward Sherman Gould (1805-1885) from his sister and mother with family news, need of money, and receipt of a book.
Folder 14: Gould, Mary E. (Dubois) Potter, Mrs. Edward, 1831-1832Add to your cart.
Item 1: Gould, Mary E. (Dubois) Potter, Mrs. Edward, 1831 Nov 27Add to your cart.
Letter from Mary E. Potter [before she married Edward S. Gould] dated from Paris, France to her parents Cornelius and Sarah P.  with description of life in Paris and events in France.
Item 2: Gould, Mary E. (Dubois) Potter, Mrs. Edward, 1831 Dec 8Add to your cart.
Letter from Mary E. Potter [before she married Edward S. Gould] from Paris, France to her sister Sarah in New York with description of life in Paris, including the houses, fashions, and countryside.
Item 3: Gould, Mary E. (Dubois) Potter, Mrs. Edward, 1832 Jan 30Add to your cart.
Letter from Mary E. Potter [before she married Edward S. Gould] from Paris, France to her father Cornelius Dubois in New York with news that she is leaving for Italy. She had sent gifts for the family on the ship Charlemagne but it was almost wrecked in a storm and had to return to England. Request for some funds. She had visit with Gen. LaFayette
Folder 15: Gould, Mary E. (Dubois), Mrs. Edward S., 1865 Oct 2Add to your cart.
Letter from Heidelberg, Germany to her son Edward Sherman Gould (1837-1905) with news of their journey, children, and activities.
Folder 16: Gould, Robert Howe, 1848-1851Add to your cart.
2 letters written from London to his sister-in-law Mary E. (Dubois) Gould, Mrs. Edward S. Gould with information about Goulds in England. He remarks on the game of whist and is sending her some whist counters.
Folder 17: Mackay, Alex, 1865 JulAdd to your cart.
Letter written from New York to Edward Sherman Gould with reminiscences of past July 4th celebrations, discussion of politics,etc.
Folder 18: Robertson, J.A., 1905 Jan 25Add to your cart.
Typed letter written from Monteroy, Mexico to Cornelius Dubois, in response to a telegram from C. Dubois informing him of the death of his cousin E. Sherman Gould.
Folder 19: Tracy, Lauri, 1896 Mar 16Add to your cart.
Letter written from New Haven to Mr. Gould concerning the descendants of Uriah Tracy and the Gould family.

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