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Inventory of the Lewis Family Papers
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Series 1 Correspondence 1817-1868

Scope and Content Note

Contains thirty-eight letters. Thirty-seven of the letters are written to or by John or Elizabeth Lewis. Transcriptions of nearly all of these letters are found in Series 5. Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:1

[William Bacon?] to Reed Lewis 1817 December 3

Box 1:2

Margaret Roberts to John B. Lewis 1845 March 2

Box 2:1

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1847 November 10

Box 2:2

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1847 November 23

Box 2:3

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1847 December 6

Box 2:4

William Bodwell to John B. Lewis and Elizabeth Lewis 1848 March 8

Box 2:5

Catherine [Bement] to Elizabeth Lewis 1848 May 13

Box 2:6

Sarah Fake to Elizabeth Lewis 1848 October 18

Box 2:7

Clara Wadsworth to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 February 14

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from Sarah Fake.
Box 2:8

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 August 30

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of original letter.
Box 2:9

Catherine and William B. Bement to Elizabeth Lewis 1850 October

Box 2:10

Catherine Bement to Elizabeth Lewis circa 1850 October-December

Box 2:11

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1851 April 29

Box 2:12

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1851 May 14

Box 2:13

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1851 May 30

Box 2:14

Jane Cowles to John B. Lewis [1851?] September 30

Box 2:15

Augustus Bodwell to Elizabeth Lewis 1856 January 12

Box 2:16

M.H. Humphreys to Elizabeth Lewis 1856 February 17

Box 2:17

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 May 27

Box 2:18

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 June 2

Box 2:19

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 June 8

Box 2:20

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 June 19

Box 2:21

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 July 17

Box 2:22

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 August 3

Box 2:23

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 September 2

Box 2:24

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 September 20

Box 2:25

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 October 19

Box 2:26

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 November 4

Box 2:27

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 November 19

Box 2:28

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 December 3

Box 2:29

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 December 18

Box 2:30

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 January 17

Box 2:31

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 February 4

Box 2:32

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 February 18

Box 2:33

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 March 18

Box 2:34

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 April 3

Box 2:35

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 April 18

Box 2:36

Charles W. Lewis to John B. Lewis 1868 March 16

Box 2:37

Envelopes undated

 

Series 2 Deeds 1816-1834

Scope and Content Note

Contains three deeds for land in the town of Northumberland or the County of Saratoga in New York. Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:9

Deed for Conrad Cramer for land in Saratoga County, New York 1816 March 22

Box 2:38

Deed between Reed Lewis, Jeremiah Terhune, and Seth Pope for land in Nothumberland, New York 1816 December 10

Box 1:10

Deed between Daniel Burt and Reed Lewis for land in Northumerland, New York 1834 March 14

 

Series 3 Financial document 1784

Box 2:39

Tax list prepared by Elijah Cowles 1784

 

Series 4 Writings 1843

Box 2:40

School compositions by Elizabeth Lewis 1843

Box 2:41

Poem by "Valentine" to Thomas B. Dodd undated

 

Series 5 Transcriptions

Scope and Content Note

Contains transcriptions for nearly all of the letters in Series 1. Also included are transcriptions for several items that are not available in original form in the Papers. These include: transcriptions of fourteen letters written to or by John or Elizabeth Lewis and a transcription of John B. Lewis' diary. The diary records his trip from Farmington, Connecticut to San Francisco, California from January to September 1849.
Box 2:42

Margaret Roberts to John B. Lewis 1845 March 2

Box 2:43

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1847 November 10

Box 2:44

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1847 November 23

Box 2:45

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1847 December 6

Box 2:46

William Bodwell to John B. Lewis and Elizabeth Lewis 1848 March 8

Box 2:47

Catherine Bement to Elizabeth Lewis 1848 May 13

Box 2:48

Sarah Fake to Elizabeth Lewis 1848 October 18

Box 2:49

Diary of John B. Lewis 1849 January-September

Scope and Content Note

Chronicles his trip from Farmington, Connecticut to San Francisco, California. Original diary is not in the papers.
Box 1:3

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 February 2

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 1:4

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 February 14

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:50

Clara Wadsworth to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 February 14

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from Sarah Fake
Box 1:5

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 February 22

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 1:6

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 March 7

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 1:7

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 March 21

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 1:8

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 April 7

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:51

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1849 August 30

Box 2:52

Catherine and William B. Bement to Elizabeth Lewis 1850 October

Box 2:53

Catherine Bement to Elizabeth Lewis circa 1850 October-December

Box 2:54

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1851 April 29

Box 2:55

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1851 May 14

Box 2:56

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1851 May 30

Box 2:57

Jane Cowles to John B. Lewis [1851?] September 30

Box 2:58

John B. Lewis to Margaret Roberts 1853 November 29

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:59

Augustus Bodwell to Elizabeth Lewis 1856 January 12

Box 2:60

M.H. Humphreys to Elizabeth Lewis 1856 February 17

Box 2:61

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 May 27

Box 2:62

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 June 2

Box 2:63

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 June 19

Box 2:64

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 July 3

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:65

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 July 17

Box 2:66

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1857 July 19

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:67

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 August 3

Box 2:68

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 September 2

Box 2:69

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 September 20

Box 2:70

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 October 6

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:71

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 October 19

Box 2:72

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1857 October 19

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:73

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 November 4

Box 2:74

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 November 19

Box 2:75

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 December 3

Box 2:76

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1857 December 18

Box 2:77

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 January 3

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:78

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 January 17

Box 2:79

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 February 4

Box 2:80

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 February 18

Box 2:81

John B. Lewis to Elizabeth Lewis 1858 March 1

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:82

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 March 18

Box 2:83

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 April 3

Box 2:84

Elizabeth Lewis to John B. Lewis 1858 April 18

Box 2:85

John B. Lewis to Jane Cowles 1867 February 2

Scope and Content Note

Original letter is not in the papers
Box 2:86

Charles W. Lewis to John B. Lewis 1868 March 16

 

Series 6 Ephemera 1893-1909

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 2:87

Drawing of floor plan circa 1846-1848?

Box 2:88

Lock of hair from Julia Lewis at age 7 1893 June 14

Box 2:89

Certificate of promotion for Julia Lewis from first grade to second grade 1894 June 29

Box 2:90

Newspaper clippings on John B. Lewis 1909; undated