By Lee S. Cook
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Various documents of Ephraim Carter (1746-1823) & his son Ezra (1773-1811); William C. Carter and Horace E. Carter, sons of Ezra.
Litchfield Historical Society
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Found in collection.
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Ephraim Carter family papers (2010-35-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.
This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Carter, Ephraim, 1801 Dec 14
[Folder 2: Carter, Ezra, 1797-1804
[Folder 3: Carter, Horace Letters, 1824-1826
- Folder 1: Carter, Ephraim, 1801 Dec 14
- Last will and testament of Ephraim Carter of Concord, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Property to be left to his wife, Dorcas Carter; daughters, and sons. Witnesses Daniel Hall, Benjamin Gale, and William A. Kent.
- Folder 2: Carter, Ezra, 1797-1804
- Item 1: Wheelock, John, 1797 Jun 16
- Letter of recommendation for Ezra Carter as a member of the senior class at Dartmouth College who is well qualified for any employment. Signed by John Wheelock, President of Dartmouth College.
- Item 2: Dartmouth University Catalogue, 1797 Aug 23
- A small printed list of the graduates at Dartmouth University, August 23, 1797. Included is Ezra Carter of Concord, New Hampshire.
- Item 3: Ezra Carter Military Commission, 1804 Mar 6
- Ezra Carter is commissioned as an Ensign in the second Company of the first Regiment in the third Brigade and fourth Division of the Militia of the state of Vermont. Signed by Isaac Tichenor, Captain General, Governor and Commander in Chief of the State of Vermont.
- Folder 3: Carter, Horace Letters, 1824-1826
- Item 1: Carter, William C. to Carter, Horace E., 1824 Sep 23
- William C. Carter in York (Penn.) writes to his brother Horace E. Carter in Danville, Vermont and reminiscences about the past and family members thirty years before. Contains genealogical information particularly relating to their father, Ezra Carter (1773-1811).
- Item 2: Carter, Horace E. to White, Charles, 1826 Jan 16
- Horace E. Carter in Peacham, Vermont writes to "Dear Brother" Rev. Charles White in Thetford, Vermont about what profession he should pursue. Rev. Charles White married Martha E. Carter of Peacham, Vermont.