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Letter; Crawford, J.W., 1837
Letter from J.W. Crawford, New London, Conn., to William Potter, Stonington, Conn., authorising him "to make the necessary repairs of your dwelling and light house provided that the expense shall not exceed thirty dollars." Bears a single line round brown New London postmark.


Papers; Thompson, Merit, 1856-1861
Papers, 1856-1861, of Merit Thompson, lighthouse keeper at New London and New Haven. Includes accounts of apparatus, fixtures, & supplies at New Haven Light Station, 1860-1861; a letter from 3rd Light House District (N.Y,) authorizing purchase & delivery of coal to New London Light, 1856; & a bill of sale for Sloop MARY purchased by Merit Thompson for $75.00.