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Hiram S. Spencer Ledger


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2008-35-0

Scope and Contents

The Hiram S. Spencer Ledger collection (2011-35-0) is a personal account book that was used by Hiram S. Spencer. The book has records of money received and given ranging from purchasing wagon irons to receiving money for “five days works haying.” Spencer served in Company A, Second Regiment, C.V. Heavy Artillery, from 1862-65, but there are no Civil War expenditures or notations in the ledger. Currently housed in 3A Box 22.


  • Created: 1822-1866
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2008


Conditions Governing Access

This 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

Hiram S. Spencer was a Corporal in Company A Infantry in the 19th Regiment of Connecticut of Volunteers. He was a hotel-keeper.

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Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books

Method of Acquisition

Museum Purchase

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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