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SERIES I. Personal Papers
A. Amos Choate (1775-1844)
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11Accounts and receipts1806-1827
3(OS)1Deed: Andrew Lee to Andrew Marsters1821
Deed: Abel Hersey to Elizabeth Bartlett1825
B. David Choate (1757-1808)
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12Correspondence1852, 1884-1892, undated
3Cover for a letter sent to Capt. John Burnham's Companyundated
3(OS)2Deed from Edward Crowell1853
3Deed from Mary Sewall1853
4Letter from Thomas Foster re: summer campaign and involvement of French1780
5Letter from Thomas Foster re: U.S. Army's activity against British at Kings Bridge1781
14"Inventory of the Stock and Tools Left on the Farm at Hog Island"undated
5Letter from Thomas Foster1781
6Estate of Francis Pool1804-1805
Inventory from estate of David Choate1808
C. David Choate (1796-1872)
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17Receipt; Letter from him and news clipping1826, 1852-1854
17(OS)1Map of Essex, Massachusetts1853
D. David Foster Choate (1875-1958)
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18Receipt; correspondence1885, 1889
9Correspondence of various Choate family members (Susan Norton, Martha Butler, Abigail Butler, Judith Kilbern)1806, 1824-1827, 1859-1888, undated
10Deeds1757-1768, 1813-1833, 1842-1853,1861-1864, 1872, 1884-1903
11Envelopes and scrapsundated
12First Congregational Church in Essex, MA1883, undated
E. Francis Choate (1701-1777)
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113Deed from John Cleaveland and accounts1754, 1766-1772
14Deed from Stephen Boardman1748
15Inventory of estateundated
3(OS)6Land conveyance for property in Chebacco1754
F. John Choate (1624-1695)
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3(OS)7Land conveyance from Sarah Piper1678
G. John Choate, Jr. (1737-1791)
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116Bill of sale for Negro boy1759
17Deeds and accounts1765-1768, 1783-1788
18Ipswich Town Meeting minutes1775
19Appointment as executor of John Wainwright's will1764
H. John Choate (1765-1858)
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120Bill of sale for share of schooner Lucy [2]1789
21Insurance policy for brigantine Lucy1785
22Legal and business papers1757-1791, 1814
23Letter from John Cleaveland1783
24Permission to sell spirits1783
3(OS)8Appointment as Justice of the Peace1777
9Instructions to Capt. Francis Rust, Schooner Neptune1771
I. Joseph Choate
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125Correspondence1879, 1892
26Legal and business papers (Fanny (Snow), Good Hope (Vessel), and Two Friends (Schooner)1794-1797
J. Lydia Choate (1843-1891)
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127Correspondence1872-1886
K. Miriam F. Choate (1771-1853)
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128Correspondence1808-1811, 1836-1843
29Miscellaneous materials1812-1849, undated
30Ephemera and writings1853-1896, undated
31Ephemera and writingsundated
32Newspaper clippingundated
33"An Old New England Homestead"undated
34Photographs1879, 1902, 1940, undated
35Promissory notes and other legal documents1826, 1893-1984, 1901
36Postcards of Choate homestead, Essex, MA1905-1906, undated
37Receipts of various family members1755-1799
21Receipts and inventories1805-1872, undated
2Receipts and inventories1873-1901, undated
L. Rufus Choate (1799-1859)
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23Correspondence1825-1827, undated
4Correspondence1828-1859, undated
5Dartmouth College Commencement program1819
6Journal for 1872 [transcript]undated
7Sabbath Discourse on the Death of Hon. Rufus Choate by Nehemiah Adams1859
3(OS)10Portrait of Rufus Choateundated
M. Rufus Choate (1834-1913)
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6Rufus Choate diary1853?
28Letter from brother, David1854
Letters to Miss Gould [2]1905
9A Sermon Delivered at Ipswich… Aug. 4, 1807 by Joseph Dana1808
10A Religious Fear of God's Tokens Explained and Urged in a Sermon…October 29, 1727 by Samuel Wigglesworth1728
N. Stephen Choate
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211Order for John Andrews to appear1786
O. Thomas Choate
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212Three legal documents1715, 1727, 1730
P. Washington Choate (1846-1918)
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213Silhouetteundated
7Scrapbook of Washington Choate and Grace Whiton1873-1901
Q. William Choate (1730-1785)
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214Bond document to father, Francis1769
15Deed from Thomas Sargent for share of booty from ship Polly1782
16Grocery list with daughter, Margaret1779
17Log book (unbound) for schooner Swan1761-1762
18Passing obligation to support two Negro men to John Choate1778
R. William C. Choate (1843-1923)
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219Account books [7]1862-1871, 1891
20Correspondence1854, 1864-1893, undated
S. Non Family Papers
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224Isabella Butler: Correspondence1845-1850, 1869, 1880
25Choate and Foster families genealogyundated [circa 1850s]
6Scrapbook of Mary Caddoo1896-1911, undated
SERIES II. Bound Volumes
4Autograph album, Lillian E. Story1883-1885
Autograph album, Lillian E. Story1884-1893
Autograph album, Willie Choate1856-1859
5(OS)Family photograph albumundated 1931
4Farmer's Almanac 1862, 1864, 1865
Grandma's calendar by MFC and ALC1834
Greeting cardsundated
New England MagazineMarch 1892
6Old Time Essex, 1990 calendar1990
Old Time Essex, 1991 calendar1991
Old Time Essex, 1992 calendar1992
Old Cape Ann, 1987 calendar1987
16Parsing Book1847
7Sketch of the life of Sir Henry Havelockundated
Small black notebook of financial holdingsundated
8Velvet photograph album containing 10 photosundated
7Views of Old Essex [spiral bound]undated [circa 1969]
SERIES III. Books
A. Music Books
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9American School Song Book (W. C. Choate)1845
The Anthem Dulcimer (Alfred B. Choate)1856
Boston Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music (Lucy Mears, Essex)1831
The Choral Tribute (First Universalist Choir Essex)1869
11Common School Handbook (David F. Choate)undated
Common School Song Book (W.C. Choate)1847
The Cythara: A Collection of Sacred Music (Andrews)1854
Gentle Annie Melodist (W.C. Choate)1859
Greatorex's Church Music (R. Choate)1851
10Homeward, love, homeward and other piano scores (H.O. Choate)1845
12Living Hymns (W. C. Choate)1890
14National Chorus Book1871
12School Melodies (W.C. Choate) [2 copies]1852
The Song Monarch (W. C. Choate)1874
The Triumph (W.C. Choate)1868
B. Religious Books
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13Advice to a Young Christian (David Choate, Jr.)1843
Articles and Covenant of the Tabernacle Church in Salem (Louisa Crowell)1821
14The Christian Almanac1821
Complete Family Bible (with genealogy of Gage and Choate families)1845
13Daily Food for Christians1866
15Holy Bible (Thomas Wade)1802
13Holy Bible International Teachers' Edition (H. E. Choate)undated [1895]
The New Testament (William C. Choate)1850
The Story of Saint Mark's Church (Dorchester)1909
C. Seed Catalogs
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16C.E. Allen1884, undated
Bannockburn, 9th Annualundated
Joseph Breck & Sons1886
Buist1886
Burpees's1885
John Lewis Childs1886
Dingee & Conard Co.undated
Dreer's1884, 1885
R & J Farquhar & Co. supplementundated
Peter Henderson & Co.1886
Hovey & Co.1885, 1887
John Saul [2 copies of 1887]1885, 1886, 1887
John Saul Roses1887
Vick's1885, 1886
SERIES IV. Haskell Family Papers
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221Simeon Haskell (1776-1846): Bills and receipts1807-1854, undated
22Simeon Haskell (1776-1846): Correspondence1807-1825, undated
3(OS)11Simeon Haskell (1776-1846): Deed from Molly and Samuel Tuck1828
223Haskell family papers1848, 1887-1897, 1918, 1947, undated
SERIES V. Miscellaneous Objects
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5Three silver plates from portraits for Mary Foster, Helen M. Choate, and Washington Choateundated
One monocleundated
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