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Hills Family Legal Papers, 1826-1900
1 half archives box (0.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Family legal papers. Consists mainly of deeds that document the exchange of property in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Also includes two wills and miscellaneous legal papers.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This material consists of family legal papers from 1826 to 1900. Its primary content is deeds that document the exchange of property in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Also included are two wills and one folder of miscellaneous legal papers. Arrangement is chronological according to type.

Note: These papers should be considered as a supplement to Series 3, Legal Papers of the Hills Family Papers. See separate finding aid.

Arranged chronologically according to type.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Hills Family Papers [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Deeds,
1826-1858


1826: Boswell Stanley of Tolland, Conn. to Samuel Hills of Tolland - land in Tolland


Box 1: folder 1
1829: Leonard M. Hills of Tolland, Conn. to Samuel Hills of Tolland - half of land in Tolland


Box 1: folder 1
1833: Ambrose Hall of Tolland, Conn. to Samuel Hills Toland -- land in Tolland


Box 1: folder 1
1838: Alvin Kibbe 2nd of Tolland, Conn. to Samuel Hills of Tolland -- farm in Tolland


Box 1: folder 1
1838: Amasa Sweet of Tolland, Conn. to Samuel Hills of Tolland -- farm in Tolland


Box 1: folder 1
1839: John Eveleth of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Tolland, Conn. -- farm in Amherst


Box 1: folder 1
1844: Hiram Fox of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 1
1844: David Whipple of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 1
1847: Reuben Thayer of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Amherst [next to Hills land]; (recorded 1856)


Box 1: folder 1
1847: Sarah Williams of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 1
1849: Simeon Prince of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- farm in Amherst


Box 1: folder 1
1853: Guardian's Deed -- Samuel Hills of Amherst, Mass., as guardian of John and Josiah Thayer, children of Samuel Thayer, deceased, to Oliver Curtis of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 1
1854: Savannah Thayer of Amherst, Mass. to Oliver Curtis of Amherst -- land in Amherst [next to Samuel Hills farm] (recorded 1856)


Box 1: folder 1
1855: Dwight Dunbar of Pelham, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- real estate in Pelham


Box 1: folder 1
1855: William Newell of Pelham, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 1
1855: William Newell of Pelham, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 1
1857: Anson F. Hills of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Amherst (recorded 1863)


Box 1: folder 1
1858: Albert Jewett and Vileria Jewett of Pelham, Mass. to Oliver Curtis of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 1
Deeds,
1861-1900


[1861]: Town of Amherst, Mass. to Oliver Curtis and Samuel Hills of Amherst -- cemetery lot


Box 1: folder 2
1864: Reuben Thayer of Amherst, Mass. to Oliver Curtis of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 2
1866: Reuben Thayer of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 2
1866: Lycurgus Cook of Belchertown, Mass. and John Jones of Pelham to Samuel Hills and Harison Hanley of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 2
1870: James Allen of Amherst, Mass. to Frank Curtis and Thomas Hastings of Amherst -- wood lot in Pelham


Box 1: folder 2
1871: Thomas Hastings of Amherst, Mass. to Frank Curtis of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 2
1871: Samuel Hills of Amherst, Mass. to Frank Curtis of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 2
1874: Amos Gray of Hadley, Mass. to Oliver Curtis of Amherst -- land in Belchertown


Box 1: folder 2
1879: Samuel Hills of Amherst, Mass. to Frank Curtis of Amherst -- land in Amherst


Box 1: folder 2
1879: James Twohig of Pelham, Mass. to F. A. Curtis and E. B. Sears of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 2
1880: E. B. Sears of Amherst, Mass. to O. H. and J. O. Curtis of Amherst -- land in Pelham


Box 1: folder 2
1885: B. F. Kendrick of Amherst, Mass. to Frank Curtis of Amherst -- two lots in Pelham


Box 1: folder 2
1899: Plimpton of Northampton, Mass., Curtis of Amherst, Mass., and Curtis of Hartford, Conn. to Frank Curtis of Amherst -- real estate in Amherst willed by Samuel Hills [deceased 1880] to Oliver and Emily Curtis for their lives and the life of the survivor with remainder to their children [the deedors are the children; both parents are deceased]


Box 1: folder 2
1900: Emily Curtis of Amherst, Mass. to Frank Curtis -- land in Belchertown


Box 1: folder 2
Wills,
1875, 1897


1875: Samuel Hills of Amherst, Mass.


Box 1: folder 3
1897: Oliver Curtis of Amherst, Mass. [codicil, 1899]


Box 1: folder 3
Papers,
1844-1897


1844: John Eveleth of Amherst, Mass. to Samuel Hills -- Release of Mortgage


Box 1: folder 4
1851: Rebecca Dickinson to Simeon Prince -- Release of a Mortgage


Box 1: folder 4
1893: James Allen of Amherst, Mass. to [A.W.] Curtis and Son of Amherst -- Rights and Easements [water rights to springs in Amherst]


Box 1: folder 4
1897: Ephraim Sabin of Amherst, Mass. to L. D. Hills of Amherst -- Lease for College Street, Amherst


Box 1: folder 4

Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Deeds--Connecticut--Tolland.
  • Deeds--Massachusetts--Amherst.
  • Deeds--Massachusetts.
  • Hill family.
  • Legal instruments--Massachusetts.

Genre terms
  • Deeds.
  • Wills.


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