Finding aid for the Bassett Family Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Bassett Family
Title: Bassett Family Papers
Dates: 1810-1887
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Homer F. Bassett resided in Rockport (now Rocky River), near Cleveland, Ohio. John M. Bassett served in the 1st Connecticut Volunteer Artillery Regiment during the Civil War. The collection consists of correspondence, contracts, and land agreements and deeds to tracts of land in Brooklyn and Rockport, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Includes letters (1861-1863) from John M. Bassett to his family, written while he was stationed in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, giving his personal impressions of the Civil War. Other persons represented include Henry D. Bassett, Homer F. Bassett, Charles R. Jordan and Stephen Jordan.
MS Number MS 2094
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English