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HUNTINGTON FAMILY FILE 1737-1898
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Description
Ebenezer Huntington's letters to Jabez and Andrew Huntington describe his experience in the Revolutionary War and his political and social activities in the 1810-1830's.
Background
The history of the Huntington family goes back to Simon Huntington of Norwich, Norfolk, England who arrived to Boston in 1633. In 1660, his descendants were among members of a party that settled Norwich, Conn. During the Revolutionary War, the Norwich Huntingtons played prominent role in the state and national affairs. Among the most distinguished members of the extended family were Jabez Huntington and his sons Jedediah, Andrew, and Ebenezer, Samuel Huntington, and Benjamin Huntington.
Extent
136 pieces 2 boxes
Restrictions
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.
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Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information please go to following URL.