All Items 4 Collection 1 Archives & Special Collections 4 Contributor 3 Hitchcock, Justin, 1752-1822 4 Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911 1 Willard, Samuel, 1775-1859 1 Location 2 Deerfield (Mass.) 1 Massachusetts 1 Topic 5 Apprentices 1 Description and travel 1 Diaries 1 Relations with women 1 Religion 1 Part Of 1 Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers 4 Genre 4 Transcripts 3 Correspondence 2 Diaries 1 Indentures 1 Terms of indenture of Justin Hitchcock, manuscript copy Hitchcock, Edward, 1828-1911 A manuscript copy of the terms of indenture of Justin Hitchcock (Edward Hitchcock's father) transcribed by Edward Hitchcock, Jr. The document establishes the terms under which Justin Hitchcock would apprentice with Moses Church to learn the art of hat making. The original document, created in 1766, was signed by Moses Church, Justin Hitchcock, Luke Hitchcock (Justin Hitchcock's father), Eliphalet Hall and Medad Sandersen. Terms of indenture of Justin Hitchcock, manuscript copy Justin Hitchcock diary entries 1773-1799, typescript copy Hitchcock, Justin, 1752-1822 A typescript copy by an unknown creator of diary entries written by Justin Hitchcock (Edward Hitchcock's father) between 1773 and 1799. In the entries, Hitchcock describes his move to Deerfield, Massachusetts, some of the goings-on in Deerfield at the time, joining the Company of Minute Men there, building his house in Deerfield, and other personal events of his life. He mentions apple trees being destroyed by canker worms several times. Justin Hitchcock diary entries 1773-1799, typescript copy Justin Hitchcock letter to David and Silence Hoyt, 1773 April 3, manuscript copy Hitchcock, Justin, 1752-1822 A manuscript copy of a letter from Justin Hitchcock (Edward Hitchcock's father) to David and Silence Hoyt asking for their consent for him to proceed with his relationship with their daughter Mercy Hoyt, whom he married in 1779. The transcript of the letter is incomplete and the identity of the creator of this manuscript copy is unknown. Justin Hitchcock letter to David and Silence Hoyt, 1773 April 3, manuscript copy A reply to some of the strictures contained in Deacon Hitchcock's journal of Mr. Willard's preaching &c. Willard, Samuel, 1775-1859 A manuscript response by Samuel Willard to remarks made by Deacon Justin Hitchcock (Edward Hitchcock's father) about Willard's preaching that were published in an unidentified journal. Samuel Willard was minister in Deerfield, Massachusetts in the early 1800s. Willard contests several of Justin Hitchcock's claims, but focuses especially on Hitchcock's charges against his preaching on prayer and his neglecting to mention man's dependence on God. Willard provides arguments against each of Justin Hitchcock's attacks, calling them unjust, and explains his interpretation of scripture. The manuscript appears to be in Samuel Willard's hand, although it is unsigned. A reply to some of the strictures contained in Deacon Hitchcock's journal of Mr. Willard's preaching &c.