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Rufus L. Baker correspondence, 1821 December 3

Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 6

Scope and Contents note

Contains a letter to Rufus L. Baker, dated December 3, 1821 in Windham, requesting aid in obtaining an appointment as postmaster from J. H. Byrne.


  • 1821 December 3


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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Copyright resides with the Weir family.

Permission to publish material from Weir family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Rufus L. Baker (b. 1790) was an army officer and business man and the grandfather of Anna Bartlett Dwight.

Rufus Lathrop Baker was born in December 6, 1790 in Brooklyn, Connecticut to Joseph Baker and Lucy Devotion. As a young man he joined the army. Rufus married Eliza Taintor in June of 1818. Rufus was a successful businessman so the family lived very comfortably. Rufus died June 5, 1868 in Windham, Connecticut.


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