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Phinehas Adams Papers: Finding Aid
mssHM 79415-79479  
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Description
This collection contains 200 items of the family and descendants of Phinehas Adams (1726-1779) of Connecticut and Ohio. The bulk of this collection contains letters, manuscripts, documents including Connecticut and Ohio land deeds, documents, personal and business affairs of the Adams and their relatives, chiefly concerning land transactions; and everyday life in Ohio in the middle of the 19th century.
Background
Phinehas Adams of Lisbon, New London county, Connecticut, married Lydia Fitch in 1751. His son Phinehas Adams, born about 1762, married Lydia Bishop and was succeeded in turn by still a third Phinehas Adams, born in 1796. The third generation moved from Connecticut to Ohio, where in the course of the nineteenth century they married into the Bennett and Bingham families.
Extent
200 pieces in 2 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.