First Ecclesiastical Society (Litchfield, Conn.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Dr. Abel Catlin Account Book
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Dr. Abel Catlin Account Book collection (1950-24-0) is an account book used by Dr. Abel Catlin as he worked as the Collector of Society Rates in 14th Ecclesiastical Society in Litchfield in 1797. The book is primarily a list of numbers and four columns. Two columns either have an x mark or are empty, and the other two columns are filled with an amount of money; there is no clear labeling of the table. Towards the back of the book there is a message from Moses Seymour dated 1797 in...
Dates: Created: 1797; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1950
First Ecclesiastical Society records
Scope and Contents The First Ecclesiastical Society records primarily document financial matters related to the First Congregational Church of Litchfield, Conn. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, memoranda and statements, orders, promissory notes, receipts, and other items. The First Congregational Church of Litchfield was founded in 1721. Its first minister was Timothy Collins, who served until 1751. Noted clergyman Lyman Beecher was the church's minister from 1810 to 1826. The first church...
Dates: Created: 1791-1924; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/2012
Young Ladies Mission Band record books
00-1971-128-1 - 4
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1971-128-1 - 4
Scope and Contents The Young Ladies Mission Band record Books (1971-128-1 - 4) is a collection of minute books and treasurer books used by the Young Ladies Mission Band, a society of Litchfield’s First Congregation Church founded to collect funds for missionary work. The books outline the routine of their meetings, planning of events, and giving and receiving of funds. The organization gave money for projects in places such as South Africa (Inada), India, Mexico, Japan, China, Czechoslovakia, and Spain. Please...
Dates: Created: 1884-1919; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/1973