Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, deeds, land surveys, legal records, bills, receipts, and military and other papers, relating to political affairs in Vermont, military affairs in Vermont, Canada, France, New York, and Pennsylvania, Allen’s land dealings, American Revolution, Haldimand negotiations (1780-83), Directory of the French Republic (1795-99), Napoleon Bonaparte, Allen’s trip to France for arms for Vermont in the 1790’s, and his imprisonment in England.
Richard Spear (1737-1788) moved to Shelburne, Vermont, from Braintree, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1783. He died five years later, but his sons Asahel (1778-1849) and Elhanan W. Spear (1782-1869) remained in Shelburne and raised families there. The Spear Family Papers contain an interesting variety of manuscripts from the 1790s to the 1940s.