The Deeds and Documents Collections

Kelley & Eldridge Business Invoices

2 vols. 1864–1900 27 items, 1879–1894 26 items. Kelley & Eldridge, South Chatham, Dealers in Lumber, Coal, Wood & Hardware. Invoices of items purchased from local businesses including:

  • Joseph N. Buck, South Chatham
  • S.S. Baker & Co., Dennisport
  • H. Kelley & Co., Harwichport
  • John Hinckley & Son, Yarmouthport
  • Old Colony Railroad
  • Zenas Nickerson
  • J.K. & B Sears & Co., Hyannis

Walter Babbitt Collection

Walter Babbitt Deed & Document Collection: Walter E. Babbitt 1918–1989. Collection ca. 1678–1895.

Well-known Cape Cod historian and archivist, Walter Babbitt was also the owner of Walclif, an antiques shop in Brewster. His great interest was Cape Cod History and his collection reflects that interest.

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The Eldridge Papers

This collection of legal papers from Levi Eldridge of Chatham. Deyo's History of Barnstable County lists the first Levi Eldridge as being born in December of 1794, the son of Nathaniel Eldridge, and died in 1866. A portion of these legal papers belonged to him.

The second part of the collection appears to be the property of Levi Eldridge, Jr. who was born on September 8, 1819 and was still alive at the time of the publication of Deyo's History in 1890. The list is taken from Deyo's History.

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