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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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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,…

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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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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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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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A handwritten letter by Mary Lincoln to friend, Elizabeth L.C. Dixon recounting the horror they experienced together the night Lincoln died. The letter sheds new light on the close friendship shared with her lady friends, Mrs. Dixon and sister Mrs.…

James Clarke Welling response to article, Diary of a Public Man, published 1879 in The Nation

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Autograph manuscript, Bill of Sale, sale of a slave family dated 3 July 1787, 1 page,
John B. Johnson sells slave woman, named Dicey, and her child; on verso John Marshall writes bill of sale for mother and child to Jacqueline Ambler. Repository:…

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Dixon and Welling family collection was carefully preserved for more than 150 years and donated to Connecticut Historical Society by Miss Elizabeth Dixon Welling (1885-1976). There is one accession record associated to this collection of autograph…
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