Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Papers


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Accession #:
Connecticut Historical Society
Creator:
Wolcott, Oliver, Jr
Collection:
Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Papers
Held at:
Connecticut Historical Society
Size:
29.5 linear feet
Description:
Collection of papers from 1614-1880 consists of correspondence (personal and business), federal and state government papers, legal documents, financial papers, business papers (including his papers relating to the China trade, 1805-1814), speeches and essays, awards and appointments, notes on Wolcott family history, estate papers, and related print material. Notable correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Fisher Ames, Joel Barlow, Theodore Dwight, Chauncey Goodrich, Alexander Hamilton, Rufus King, Timothy Pickering, Josiah Quincy, Benjamin Tallmadge, Noah Webster, George Washington, and Oliver Wolcott. Included in the collection are the notes of George Gibbs IV for his two volumes Memoirs of the Administrations of Washington and John Adams, Edited from the Papers of Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury, 1846.

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