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Almira A. Bissell notebook

00-2011-73-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of Litchfield, Connecticut. Almira was born in Massachusetts in 1856. She and her husband resided in Litchfield where Francis was a local farmer. The couple had two sons and one daughter. Almira died August 21, 1946. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 21.

Dates

  • Created: n.d.
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. 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.

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Biographical or Historical Information

Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of Litchfield, Connecticut. Almira was born in Massachusetts in 1856. She and her husband resided in Litchfield where Francis was a local farmer. The couple had two sons and one daughter.  Almira died August 21, 1946.

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Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown.
Method of Acquisition Found in collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Date
07/06/2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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