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Hopkins and Kilbourn papers


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Hopkins, Catharine C

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Hopkins and Kilbourn papers, 1847-1885 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Title: Hopkins and Kilbourn papers, 1847-1885Add to your cart.

Extent: 0.3 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 09/17/2014

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Hopkins and Kilbourn papers (2014-49-0) contain letters sent to Catharine C. Hopkins in Northfield, Conn.; three letters to her sister Sarah Hopkins Kilbourn in East Litchfield; and one to her brother Joseph Hopkins.

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: eBay

Acquisition Method: Museum purchase

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

Preferred Citation: Hopkins and Kilbourn papers (2014-49-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.

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[Series 1: Hopkins, Catharine C],
[Series 2: Other letters],

Series 2: Other lettersAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Kilbourn, Sarah Hopkins, 1876-1885Add to your cart.
Two letters and a postcard to Sarah Hopkins Kilbourn (Mrs. Dwight C. Kilbourn) in East Litchfield, Connecticut.
Item 1: McIntosh, Ella M. letter, 1885 Apr 6Add to your cart.
Letter to Mrs. Kilbourn from Ella M. McIntosh in Churchill, NY. She writes about the winter, her two children, having money in the Litchfield bank, joining a Womans Relief corps for soldiers, wishes to be remembered to people in East Litchfield. Also Angus wishes to be remembered to everyone.
Item 2: Osborne, David S. letter, 1876 Feb 13Add to your cart.
D.S. Osborne [Sarah Hopkins Kilbourn's brother-in-law] writes to her from Philadelphia that he is selling beds at the Centennial, although he does not like the company he is working for. The envelope is printed with National WIre Mattress Company. His wife Kate has been to visit him and hopes that Sarah and Dwight will be able to come to Philadelphia to visit him.
Item 3: Merrill, C.W. card, 1882 Dec 13Add to your cart.
A post card from C.W. Merrill, Supt. for Nebraska for the American Home Mission Society. The Society's home office was in New York City. Part of the card is printed with a handwritten note to Mrs. S.M. Kilbourn about her sending a bundle of papers directly to Rev. William Woolman in [?land] Nebraska.
Folder 2: Hopkins, Edward J. letter, 1853 Sep 21Add to your cart.
Letter to Joseph and Sarah from their brother Edward Hopkins in City Island. He writes to Joseph about farming, finding a girl friend, etc. To his sister Sarah, Joseph writes about her completing her education, a grand picnic she attended, and a young boy named Pendleton who was cured of the "fits" by a doctor in Boston.

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