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Correspondence, notes and notebooks, printed material, and miscellany concerning the family affairs and genealogy of the Rudd, Porter, DeForest, and other related families and including information on the history of Norwich, Connecticut, where the family originated. Of particular interest are a copy of a letter (August 26, 1777) from Joseph Rudd, describing the battle at Bennington, Vermont; two letters (1827) about a religious revival in Huntington,
Connecticut; and B. Rudd's book of sketches made in Italy (1891-1894).