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Guide to the Ames Family Papers MS 9
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Series I: John Judson Ames Papers

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John Judson Ames Papers, 1852 April 10 - 1871 March and undated


Receipts for stocks and Masonic dues; correspondence to E.W. Morse, Ensworth, and J.C. Bojen; an indictment for carrying challenge to a duel; and the probate for Judson’s estate.

Series II: Caroline Ames Huston Papers

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Correspondence, 1861 December 23 - 1868 November 13

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Contains letters to E.W. Morse regarding real estate and taxes. Also includes a letter to Morse about the probate of J.J. Ames, a letter to Morse from W.H. Noyes regarding Constitutional amendments, and a letter to Mr. Weed about a sheriff’s certificate.
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Correspondence, 1869 March 4 - 1881 February 11

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Contains letters to E.W. Morse regarding real estate, taxes, railroad stock, and the administration of the J.J. Ames estate. Also includes several letters about a life-threatening illness.
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Property Lists and Tax Assessments 1864 August 11 - 1871 March 13


Memos by E.W. Morse regarding Caroline’s wishes for her property.