Richard H.W. Dwight Collection

Number 61: Legal Document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from April 23, 1784
Number 61: Legal Document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from April 23, 1784
1784 April 23: Legal document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County to attach the good or estate of Jonas Allin of Stockbridge. In the handwriting of Elijah Williams of West Stockbridge, half brother of the Founder. Signed by Henry W. Dwight, Clerk of Court. Endorsed by Ira Seymour, Deputy Sheriff
Number 62: Deed from June 28, 1784
Number 62: Deed from June 28, 1784
1784 June 28: Deed to land in Dalton, Mass. Signed by Olvr. Partridge, conveying to Simeon Griswould land at Dalton. Witnessed by William Williams, William Partridge. Acknowledged before Charles Goodrich. Recorded by Caleb Hyde, Jr.
Number 63: Receipts, notes etc. from 1786-1802
Number 63: Receipts, notes etc. from 1786-1802
1786-1802: Receipts, notes, etc. Written on scraps of paper, typical of the times. Four of these receipts are in the handwriting of Henry W. Dwight, as administrator of the estate of Dr. Thomas of Deerfield. One is in the handwriting of Elijah Williams, half brother of the Founder.
Number 64: Legal Document from November 26, 1787
Number 64: Legal Document from November 26, 1787
1787 November 26: Legal document signed by Jah. Woodbridge, in which John Sergeant of Stockbridge takes legal action against "the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America" to recover salary due him.
Number 65: Legal Documents to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from May 23, 1789
Number 65: Legal Documents to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from May 23, 1789
1789 May 23: Legal document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County. To pay debts from the goods, chattels, etc. of Elisha Williams. Signed by Theodore Sedgwick of Stockbridge. Endorsed by Josiah Tiffany, Edward Edwards, Deputy Sheriff
Number 66: Legal Document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from February 9, 1791
Number 66: Legal Document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from February 9, 1791
1791 February 9: Legal document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County to pay debts from the goods, chattels, etc. of William Youny of Williamstown. Signed by Wm. Williams.
Number 67: Legal Document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from May 28, 1792
Number 67: Legal Document to the Sheriff of Berkshire County from May 28, 1792
1792 May 28: Legal document regarding the assault of Lucy Newell by her husband, Oliver, and the decision made in the case. Signed by B. Bidwell. The first declaration is in the handwriting of Elijah Williams, of West Stockbridge; the second declaration is in the handwriting of Barnabas Bidwell of Stockbridge.
Number 68: Legal Document from June 3, 1818
Number 68: Legal Document from June 3, 1818
1818 June 3: Legal document regarding the estate of John S. Hopkins of Stockbridge, Mass. Signed by Jos. Woodbridge, Chas. Sedgwick. Witnessed by Sam'l Jones, G. C. Morgan
Number 69: Power of Attorney from January 12, 1795
Number 69: Power of Attorney from January 12, 1795
1795 January 12: Power of attorney signed by John Hooker, in favor of Josiah Dwight, of Stockbridge, Gentleman. Witnessed by Thomas Dwight, John W. Hooker
Number 70: Deed from March 20, 1795
Number 70: Deed from March 20, 1795
1795 March 20: Deed to land in Richmond, Mass. signed by Roger Wing of Richmond, Clothier, conveying to Beriah and Edmund Redfield of Richmond a tract of land in that town. Witnessed by Nathl. Bishop, Lucy Bishop. Recorded by Samuel Quincy
Number 71: Deeds from January 12, 1801
Number 71: Deeds from January 12, 1801
1801 January 12: Deed to land in Great Barrington, Mass. Signed by Ezra Chapman, Ebenezer Comstock, Miles Avery. Conveying to Matthias Abbot of Tyringham, Yeoman, land in Great Barrington. Witnessed by Edwin W. Dwight, H. W. Dwight. Recorded by Joseph Tucker
Number 72: Autograph Letter from Ephraim Williams on March 8, 1803
Number 72: Autograph Letter from Ephraim Williams on March 8, 1803
1803 March 8: Autograph letter from Ephraim Williams to Theodore Sedgwick regarding a legal case. Signed by Ephraim Williams at Stockbridge to Hon. Theodore Sedgwick "now at Boston".