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Catalog Number KSa9
Collection Kate Strong Historical Library
Object Name Papers, Personal
Title Papers (Hawkins-Mount Family)
Creator Hawkins-Mount Family
Dates of Creation 1725-1950
Scope & Content Julia Ann Hawkins (1782-1841) was the daughter of Jonas Hawkins of Stony Brook. Her brothers included Micah Hawkins and Jonas Hawkins, Jr. She married Thomas Shepard Mount (1778-1814) of Setauket. Among their children were the artists Henry Smith Mount, Shepard Alonzo Mount and William Sidney Mount.

Papers of Hawkins family members include military papers of Jonas Hawkins, (both Sr. and Jr.), bonds, receipts and other papers of Jonas Hawkins, Jr., as postmaster at Setauket, c1815; correspondence, receipts, librettos of Micah Hawkins, including a libretto of his opera The Saw Mill, and probate of his will, 1833.

Papers of the children of Julia Hawkins and Thomas Shepard Mount and their descendants include family correspondence, copy books, poems, songs, diaries, accounts, guardianship papers, wills, deeds, legal papers, postcards, photographs and other material of Henry Smith Mount, Robert Nelson Mount, Shepard Alonzo Mount, Elizabeth Elliot Mount, Robert Henry Mount, Evelina Mount, Ruth Mount Seabury, and others. Items of note include papers of Judge Thomas Shepard Mount (1834-1900) concerning the Stony Brook school district, 1870-1899; correspondence of John Brewster Mount with Orville B. Ackerly, 1901; correspondence, clippings, genealogical material and historical notes of various museums concerning Mount art work and family history. Papers of Malcolm Mount (son of Henry Smith Mount) who moved to Gilroy, California, and his daughter Sarah Fisher ("Daisy") Mount, include letters, photographs, postcards, diaries, certificates and contracts of Sarah F. Mount with the San Francisco School Board, and letters to Sarah from a Japanese-American friend who was sent to an internment camp in Utah, 1942-1945. Also, deeds, wills, title abstracts, maps and other documents relating to family property in Stony Brook and Smithtown; an agreement between Charles Q. Archdeacon and Edward P. Buffet about the sale of the Hawkins-Mount house, and correspondence between Edward P. Buffet and Orville B. Ackerly.
Size of Collection 6 cubic ft.
Containers William S. Mount Family Letters Box 1
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