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Cyrus Williams papers,

Title
Cyrus Williams papers, 1812-1862.
Author
Williams, Cyrus, 1783-1863.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Williams Manufacturing Company.
  • Williams, Joanna.
  • Williams, Martha.
  • Williams, Thomas Wheeler.
Description
.8 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 v.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Account books.
  • Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Cyrus Williams (1783-1863) was a merchant and cotton manufacturer of North Stonington and New Haven, Connecticut.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 3331
Author
Williams, Cyrus, 1783-1863.
Title
Cyrus Williams papers, 1812-1862.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, business records, land papers, diaries of Cyrus Williams, and papers of three of his children. Business and family letters concern the education of Williams's children, temperance, missionaries, and other topics. Includes record book of the Williams Manufacturing Company; minutes of the company, 1813-1828; ledgers; diary, 1812-1846; account books; land papers concerning properties in New York, Connecticut and Michigan; and other family records. Also, papers of three of Williams's children: letters, 1831-1842, and an exercise book of Martha Williams, wife of Reverend C.S. Sherman, a missionary to the Holy Land; letters of Joanna Williams, 1823-1825; and notebook of Thomas Wheeler Williams containing list of members of the Philomathian Society of Yale College in 1833 and the order of performances.
Biography
Cyrus Williams (1783-1863) was a merchant and cotton manufacturer of North Stonington and New Haven, Connecticut.
Occupation
Merchants.
Added Author
Williams, Joanna.
Williams, Martha.
Williams, Thomas Wheeler.
Williams Manufacturing Company.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3331
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