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Richmond family account books, 1778-1869.
Richmond family.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 171 (cont'd in XMSC 57)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Richmond family.
Title : Richmond family account books, 1778-1869.
Physical Description : .5 linear ft. (1 box, 1 volume)
Summary :

This collection contains four account books: the first volume contains records of Ebenezer Richmond (1738-1814) and his son, Ebenezer Richmond (1770-1840). The second account book is of Lorenzo Richmond (b. 1806). The third book is a memoranda book dated 1778 to 1784 with the name Ebenezer Richmond on the inside front cover. The last book is reported to be Lorenzo's. It lists personal expenditures and household receipts dated 1859-1865. There are also seven folders partially sorted by date of loose notes found in between the leaves of the account books. These include town and school records in addition to correspondence, receipts, and deeds.

Biographical or historical data :

Ebenezer Richmond, the father, was born in Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1738 and died in Barnard, Vermont, in 1814. He moved from Taunton to Barnard in 1779. Having served in the French and Indian Wars, he was known as "Captain." Ebenezer Richmond, the son, was born in Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1770 and died in Barnard, Vermont, in 1840. He was a justice of the peace, representative and overseer of the poor. Lorenzo Richard was born in 1806 to Ebenezer Richmond (1770-1840) and Abigail Walker Richmond. He moved to Woodstock in 1849 and later to Albany, New York. From 1855-1836 he was a delegate from Barnard to the Vermont General Assembly. In 1848 he was a Barnard selectman.

Subject Term : Agriculture Vermont Barnard.
School districts Vermont Barnard.
Geographic Term : Barnard (Vt.) Archival resources.
Taunton (Mass.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Account books.
Deeds.
Receipts.
Correspondence.
Petitions.
Added Author : Richmond, Ebenezer, 1770-1840.
Richmond, Ebenezer, 1738-1814.
Richmond, Lorenzo, b. 1806.