Rockwood, Cephas L
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Cephas Rockwood letters
Scope and Contents The Rockwood letters paint a picture of the life of Cephas Rockwood, an up-and-coming lawyer from Chester, Vermont. The letters are mostly between Cephas and Louisa Foote of Canton, New York, regarding their courtship and future life together. These letters are quite intimate and also demonstrate the inherent difficulty in holding a long distance relationship during the 19th century. Furthermore, the letters document Cephas's rise to legal prominence, both in Vermont and later in Wisconsin...
Jeremiah Atwater letter to Samuel Miller, 1806-08-19
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Handwritten letter from President Jeremiah Atwater to Treasurer Samuel Miller about paying Cephas Rockwood, Class of 1808, for ringing the bell and sweeping the college.