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Carter, William S., 1824-1873

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1824 - 1873

William S. Carter was born circa 1824. He served as postmaster of Quechee, Vermont from 1847-1853, and during and after that time also ran a stage couch line which carried mail as well as freight and passengers. He was also involved in civic affairs of the Town of Hartford, VT, including Civil War recruiting, and served local volunteer organizations including the Congregational Society of Quechee and the Quechee Cemetery Association. In 1858, he became a partner in A.G. Dewey & Co. woolen manufacturers. Carter died in 1873.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William S. Carter papers

MS-633
 Collection
Identifier: MS-633
Overview William S. Carter (circa 1824-1873), woolen manufacturer and postmaster. The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, diaries as well as financial documents and notebooks chronicling his professional life and civic activities.