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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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Lost + Found family heirloom found in in the NMNH - Anthropology Dept. collections on the Smithsonian website has new information about a Hawaiian feather cape passed down through the Dixon-Welling family. Catalog Number: E128386-0 Specimen…

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Writing or engraving on the bell are the 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…

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In 1976 my great aunt, sold family heirlooms; a japanned high chest and dressing table to Zeke Liverant, an antique dealer from Colchester, CT, who sold them to Albert Sack for the Kaufman's, renown collectors and philanthropists.  

The high chest…

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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.…

John Marshall slave bill of sale
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…

1831  John J. Audubon to Rozier
In 1939 Miss Elizabeth Dixon Welling donated these letters to the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT. The letters were catalogued under accession record in MS:46829. The collection includes:

Joel Abbot Letter, 24 October 1850, Warren,…

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Crayon and china white shoulder length portrait of two boys. Signed and dated “A. Wunder 1855"
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