Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Charles D. Little Papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Charles D. Little Papers,
Creator: Little, Charles D., 1832-
Inclusive dates: 1839,1903, and undated
Extent: .5 cubic feet (in 1 box)
Abstract:
The papers include legal papers of circuit court cases from Saginaw and Genesee counties, Michigan, his service records while Quartermaster of the Michigan Infantry, 23rd Regiment during the Civil War, and biographical materials.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Acc# none

Access Restrictions:

Charles D. Little Papers are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Charles D. Little Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is alphabetical and chronological.


History

Biography:

Charles D. Little (1832-dead by 1903) was born into a prominent Saginaw, Michigan, family. By profession, he was a lawyer, Saginaw Circuit Court Commissioner, and Justice of the Peace.

Charles entered the service in the 23rd Regiment, Michigan Infantry as Quartermaster and was commissioned on August 16, 1862. He was mastered on September 13, 1862. Due to disability he resigned on July 20, 1864. He was appointed Notary Public of Saginaw County in 1873. By 1903 he was buried in Saginaw. (This information is from Michigan Soldiers and Sailors, 23rd Infantry Regimental History, 1903, p. 63)


Collection Scope and Content Note

Lists of other Littles are found in the deeds. Legal papers include circuit court cases from Saginaw and Genesee counties. His service records as Quartermaster to the Michigan Infantry, 23rd Regiment are likely to be of the most interest to patrons.

A number of the legal papers have blurred ink due to water damage.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Little, Charles D., 1832-
    • United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865)
    • Saginaw (Mich.)--History.
    • Saginaw County (Mich.)--History.
    • Genesee County (Mich.)--History.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Charles D. Little Papers. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Biographical Materials, 1903
    Box   1 F   2
    Certificate of Appointment as Notary Public of Saginaw County, 1873
    Box   1 F   3
    Civil War, Invoices, Receipts, Requisitions, Goods Received, and Lists of Quartermaster Stores, August 1862
    Box   1 F   4
    Civil War, Invoices, Receipts, Requisitions, Goods Received, and Lists of Quartermaster Stores, September 1862
    Box   1 F   5
    Civil War, Lists of Required Purchases for Companies B and E, 23rd Regiment, 1862-1863
    Box   1 F   6
    Civil War, Provision Returns, August-September 1862
    Box   1 F   7
    Deed (Abstract of Title) 100 Acres, 1879
    Box   1 F   8
    Legal Papers, 1839-1853
    Box   1 F   9
    Legal Papers, 1854-1860
    Box   1 F   10
    Population Census, East Saginaw, 1854