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Lewis M. Wiggin collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1977-38-0

Scope and Contents

A memoir by John Bissell, Jr., who was born in Utica, NY in 1807, and writes two pages about living in Utica; seeing British prisoners of war; goind with his father and Major Beebe to the barracks; moving to Litchfield in 1815; attending Morris Academy; studying law; and going to Stamford in 1828. A Cairo City(Ill.) property share certificate for one share to Charles Thomas of Philadelphia, dated and 14 Sep 1847.

Dates

  • Created: 1807-1847
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1976

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

2.00 items

0.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Lewis M. Wiggin

Method of Acquisition

Gift.

Existence and Location of Originals

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Title
Lewis M. Wiggin collection
Author
Lee S. Cook
Date
02/03/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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