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Mainly papers of Ezekiel Williams Jr. (1765-1843), postmaster and insurance underwriter of Hartford, Connecticut, including underwriting records for nautical insurance (1790-1804) and correspondence with Noah Webster, Jr., Cornelius Vanderbilt, and William Williams; correspondence of Oliver Ellsworth Williams with Theodore Dwight, Daniel Webster, and others; and correspondence (1760-1908) of various members of the Williams family including letters from Oliver Ellsworth, Chauncey Goodrich, Horace Greeley, Samuel Hopkins, Joshua Pitkin, Charles and Lydia H. Sigourney, and Cornelius Vanderbilt. Arranged, inventoried, and cataloged.
Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.
Trinity College, "Williams Family Collection" (1999). Watkinson Manuscripts Finding Aids. 44.