Levi and Ezra Bartlett papers  1776-1826 (bulk 1811-1826)
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The Levi and Ezra Bartlett papers contain personal correspondence and documents related to Dr. Levi Bartlett of Kingston, New Hampshire, who held several public offices in that town and who frequently discussed local and national political matters with his younger brother, Ezra Bartlett.

The earliest item is a letter from Mary Bartlett to Levi Bartlett (May 23, 1776), in which she offered motherly advice and news of the family's health. Other early items include Levi's commissions for positions such as lieutenant colonel commandant (September 26, 1797), justice of the peace (June 19, 1806), and postmaster of Kingston, New Hampshire (December 28, 1811). The remaining items, which comprise the bulk of the collection, are letters from Levi Bartlett to his brother Ezra, in which Bartlett discussed state politics, acquaintances' health, and family news.

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