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Hazelton Rice papers, 1810-1858.
Rice, Hazelton, 1788-1870.
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 69 (cont'd in MSA 70-71)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Rice, Hazelton, 1788-1870.
Title : Hazelton Rice papers, 1810-1858.
Physical Description : 1 linear foot.
References Note : Described in Vermont History, 1970.
Summary :

The papers of Hazelton Rice (1788-1870) consist of letters, diaries, account books, and receipts which reflect the personal lives of Mr. Rice, a Somerset, Vermont, farmer who sold stoves and other castings, and his family. They also include public papers from Mr. Rice's tenure as selectman and justice of the peace in Somerset. The collection includes a few miscellaneous papers of Daniel Rice (1755-1831), father of Hazelton.

Biographical or historical data :

Daniel Rice (1755-1831), early proprietor and first settler of the town of Somerset, married Sally Ball (1764-1838) in 1782. Their children, who figure in the Rice papers, were Hazelton (1788-1870), Daniel (1783 - ? ), Ephraim (1792-1859), Melinthy (1796-1816), and Sally (1798 - ? ).

Hazelton married Rhoda Stone (1782-1846) in 1809. Their children were: Hiram W. (1810-1849), Hazelton (1822-1906), Nancy (1813-1888), Melintha (Melinthy) (1817-1869), and Sarah (Sally) (1821-1904).

Sons-in-law, Oliver Pike, who married Melintha in 1835, and James M. Alger, who married Sally in 1847, also play a part in the Rice papers.

Personal Subject : Reed, Benjamin Estate.
Stone family Genealogy.
Subject Term : Stoves Vermont Somerset.
Geographic Term : Somerset (Vt.) Politics and government.
Somerset (Vt.) Social life and customs.
Somerset (Vt.) Manufactures.
Vermont Militia.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Occupation : Women textile workers
Justices of the peace.
Added Author : Pike, Oliver.
Alger, James M.
Rice, Daniel, 1755-1831.
Hunt, Jonathan.
Rice, Rhoda, 1782-1846.
Rice, Hiram W., 1810-1849.
Rice, Sally, 1821-1904.
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