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In 1976 Nathan Liverant and Son, an antique dealer from Colchester, CT purchased family heirlooms - a japanned Boston high chest and dressing table from the 91 year old grandaughter of Elizabeth L. Cogswell Dixon, who needed the money for medical…

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1860 autograph of the Japanese Ambassadors - Murgaki Norimasa, Shimmi Masaoki, and Oguri Tadamasu given to the Dixon family during the 1860 visit to the US

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Writing or engraving on the bell: Twelve Apostles around skirt, kneeling cherubs form handle, cross on top This bell is a replica of the nine ton bell handing in the basilica of St. Peter’s cathedral, Rome, known as the most beautiful bell in the…

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Loaned to Smithsonian National Museum by Mrs. Clementine L.D. Welling and Miss Elizabeth L. Dixon`Ahu`ula, feathered cape, olona fiber (Touchardia latifolia), feathers from `i`iwi (Vestiaria coccinea) and `o`o (Moho nobilis) with two centrally…

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In August 1862 President Lincoln wrote an open letter to Horace Greeley, editor of New York Tribune. This letter, which has become famous in history, he sent to the National Intelligencer for publication. James Clarke Welling was at that time the…

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Back of photo “Guests of Gen. Robert O. Tyler at Fairfax Courthouse. Mrs. James Dixon, her daughters, Miss Ramsey, Miss Trumbull, Miss Barry - Staff officers, Col. McMahon, Lieutenant. Kinney, Captain. Kinney, Lieutenant. LaMotte, Captain. LaMotte,…

Watercolor Miniature portrait by James Sillet
Small oval painting on paper of man's head, sky blue background, delicate detailed brush strokes, man wearing red uniform, white sash from shoulder angled to waist, white angled stripes on lapel, collar angled up to chin, shoulder has silver cap with…

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Civil War Ephemera 1864 Railway Pass to visit Union troops in Virginia

March 26, 1864 Mrs. Elizabeth L. Dixon carried this pass in order to travel from Washington via rail over the Long Bridge to Fairfax Courthouse Virginia, to visit friends and…

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Biography: daughter of Sen. James Dixon of Connecticut, Miss Clementine L. Dixon, daughter of up until the Civil War privately educated by poetess, Mrs. Lydia Sigourney, during the Civil War Clemmie Dixon volunteered at Armory Square hospital in…
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