Grand Army of the Republic, MRHS Collection : ~in process for research~
Object ID:
General Collection
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1-Memo John H. Allyn to Charles P. Palmer, re measuring boat in frame for moulds, dated November, 1870.

2-Letter to Mr. Allyn from Lyman E. Hall (or Hill?), dated June 14, 1879, re upcoming season at Watch Hill and prices for landing boats in the area, and envelope addressed to Mr. John H. Allyn, Mystic Bridge, Conn., with 3 cent stamp, postmarked Westerly, RI, June 14, 6 PM. PERIOD 187-

1-Memorial Address by Amos Clift, Post Commander, Williams Post No. 55, Dept. of Connecticut, G.A.R., at Central Hall, Mystic River, Conn., May 30, 1882. Printed by Rufus H. Darby, Printer, Washington, D.C., 1883. PERIOD 188-

2-Letter Fannie M. Packer, Corps President to Mrs. Hallie E. Allyn, on Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, Williams, No. 42 stationery with eagle logo design, dated November 7, 1906, re extending sympathy to her and her husband on the death of an unnamed "good and charitable woman" who had been a member of the organization.

1-"Ladies' Aid Cook Book: Ladies Aid Society Union Baptist Church, Mystic, Conn., 1908, with inscription" Aunt Sarah gave me this book summer of 1929, K.N.L.P." and comments throughout on recipes and people who submitted them. PERIOD 19-

1-Transcribed copy, typed, Will of Sarah Frances Caperton, made May 1st, 1930, leaving gifts to various Allyn family members and others. PERIOD 193-

1-Mystic Congregational Church, Morning Worship program for February 15, 1948, George Farnham, Minister, with a note that Mrs. John Allyn died February 8. PERIOD 194-

2-"Portersville School" memo, handwritten by Alla Lynne Allyn (Mrs. John Lyman Allyn), DATED 1/20/75, re gold rush and Mystic boys, including her grandfather, Amos Clift (IV) who was given the money to go by his father. There were about a dozen others who also were going and a farewell party was held at the school and it was so overcrowded the floor began to give way, and people slid down in a heap on top of each other. 2 copies. PERIOD 1975
Misc. Allyn family related documents
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