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Connecticut Mining Company account book

00-1939-23-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1939-23-0

Scope and Contents

The Connecticut Mining Company account book (1939-23-0) contains financial records for the years 1858 through 1860. The Connecticut Mining Company was incorporated in 1854 by the state General Assembly with the purpose of exploring for iron, copper and other metals and minerals, and for mining, vending, smelting and working the same. The thiry-five page ledger contains the names of laborers who worked in the mines, as well as their daily wages. Also noted are larger amounts that individuals were paid for contract work. Other costs and daily purchases such as candles, coals, powder, fuzes, lantersn, bellows, lumber, iron, and barrells are noted as well. The item is housed in 3A Box 35.

Dates

  • Created: 1858-1860
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Extent

0.00 Linear Feet

1 item other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Minerva Buel Blake

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Title
Connecticut Mining Company account book
Date
11/06/2012
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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