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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

Browse by Folder:

[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 4: Miscellaneous Letters, 1799-1836Add to your cart.
Item 1: S.V., Cousin to Osborn, Thalia, 1799 SepAdd to your cart.
Signed S.C. this letter is written to "Cousin", and addressed to Thalia Osborn in Litchfield. The writer moralizes as various virtues.
Item 2: Sanford, Lavinia (Tuttle), Mrs. William P. to Dudley, Maryann, 1836 Aug 20Add to your cart.
From Rootstown, Ohio, Lavinia (Tuttle) Sanford writes to her cousin Maryann Dudley in Litchfield with local and family news, and hopes to re-establish correspondence after 6 years.
Item 3: Todd, Bethiah to Kilbourn, Thalia (Osborn), 1815 Mar 12Add to your cart.
Bethiah Todd in Pompey, NY writes to her cousin in Litchfield referring to a letter Thalia wrote about a religious revival. She comments on other religious topics.
Item 4: Tuttle, Isaiah I. & Abigail to Dudley, Rhoda (Baldwin), 1836 Aug 20Add to your cart.
From Rootstown, Ohio, Isaiah I. and Abigail Tuttle write to "Aunt" Rhoda (Baldwin) Dudley, Mrs. Charles Dudley, in Litchfield commenting on her trials as being the hand of God and she should keep the faith. Local and family news with a description of frontier living, growth & the town. Mention of the Kilbourns in Akron.

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