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Lois Kilbourn Peck collection


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Administrative Information

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Kilbourn Family Letters

Kilbourn, Myron Letters

Osborn Family Letters

Miscellaneous Letters

Osborn, Jacob, Rev. Sermons

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Lois Kilbourn Peck collection, 1799-1856 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Collection Overview

Title: Lois Kilbourn Peck collection, 1799-1856Add to your cart.

ID: 00/1966-04-0

Extent: 4.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by correspondent.

Date Acquired: 01/01/1966

Forms of Material: Letters (correspondence)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Letters of the Kilbourn family, including Osborn. Variations in the spelling of Kilbourn, such as Kilborn, are included as Kilbourn. Also sermons of Rev. Jacob Osborne.

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Lois Kilbourn Peck

Acquisition Method: Gift

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

Preferred Citation: Lois Kilbourn Peck collection (1966-04-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.

Finding Aid Revision History: Item level descriptions are available in the Society's card catalog.

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

Box and Folder Listing

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[Folder 1: Kilbourn Family Letters, 1799-1857],
[Folder 2: Kilbourn, Myron Letters, 1845-1857],
[Folder 3: Osborn Family Letters, 1798-1825],
[Folder 4: Miscellaneous Letters, 1799-1836],
[Folder 5: Osborn, Jacob, Rev. Sermons, 1784-1789],

Folder 3: Osborn Family Letters, 1798-1825Add to your cart.
Item 1: Osborn,Ethan & Osborn, E.F. to Kilbourn, Thalia, 1825 Jul 5Add to your cart.
From Fairfield, E.F. Osborn and Ethan Osborn write to Ethan's sister Thalia (Osborn) Kilbourn and her husband Whitman Kilbourn in Litchfield with family news & local schools.
Item 2: Osborn,Ethan to Osborn, Thalia, 1799 Apr 17Add to your cart.
From Philadelphia, Ethan writes to his sister Thalia in Litchfield with family news and discussion of some political events.
Item 3: Osborn, Thalia to Stone, Mary, 1798 Feb 11Add to your cart.
Thalia Osborn, later Mrs. Whitman Kilbourn, in Litchfield writes to Molly Stone in Litchfield with her religious views and attempts to persuade Miss Stone to try the way of religion as a means to happiness, as she herself has found at the expense of some of her friends.

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