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Henry H. Guild account book


Identifier: 00-2000-04-0

Scope and Contents

The Henry H. Guild account book (2000-04-0) was maintained from 1851 through 1875. The account book contains entries detailing a variety of transactions, a large majority of which relate to Mr. Guild's work as a miller and sawyer in Milton, Connecticut. Written in the front of the ledger is "Henry H. Guild's Journal Milton, Conn." Also in included in the account book are various loose receipts and other items such as a blotter sheet and calculator sheet. The item is housed in 3A Box 31.


  • created: 1851-1875
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1999


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The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical or Historical Information

Henry Hobart Guild was born October 4, 1829 to Frederick Fenton Guild (1803-1854) and Phebe Newcomb Guild (1800-1877).  Frederick had been a millwright and carpenter in Goshen, Connecticut. On September 22, 1851 he married Jarah Irene Jennings, and the couple had one daughter (Nessie Heyward Guild). During his lifetime Henry H. Guild worked as a miller, sawyer, and farmer.

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Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Buell T. Heminway

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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