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William S. Carter papers

Identifier: MS-633

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The papers of William S. Carter contain family and business correspondence, diaries as well as financial documents and notebooks, documenting Carter's professional life as postmaster of Quechee, and his involvement with the A.G. Dewey Woolen Company. His civic involvement in the towns of Quechee and Hartford, Vermont is also documented. Other family member represented in this collection are Mary E. Carter, Louise M. Carter, William Carter and Thomas C. Carter. Of note are the papers related to his work as a Civil War recruiter and sutler.


  • 1846 - 1910


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


6 linear ft. (4 boxes)

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Additional Description


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.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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