The collection contains correspondence, financial, legal, and religious materials pertaining to a number of apparently unrelated
individuals and organizations, primarily from Massachusetts and other parts of the eastern seaboard, from the mid-18th to
the early-20th centuries. Some documents in the collection are from the Revolutionary War and Civil War periods. Surnames
represented in the collection include: Blatchford, Coates, Cohen, D'Wolf, Hosmer, Lyons, Nathans, Ogden, Stirling, Tilton,
and Wells (Welles).
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.