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Litchfield (Conn.). Town records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-22-0

Scope and Contents

Series 1 is records (2011-22-0, .42 linear feet) that consist  of orders signed by the selectmen of Litchfield, Conn., naming an administrator, or overseer, who was typically a responsible town resident, to direct and oversee the affairs of a potentially indigent town resident. The collection also includes bills submitted to the town for expenses rendered by  overseers, merchants, and institutions caring for the poor, insane, and indigent.

Dates

  • Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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.

Extent

0.00 Linear Feet

1 document box other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown.

Method of Acquisition

Found in collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Related Publications

Annual reports of the Town of Litchfield include the names of the "Poor Out of House", i.e. Alms House/Town Farm, and the expenses incurred on their behalf and, in some years, the names of the suppliers of food, wood, coffins, and clothing.

Other Descriptive Information

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

Creator

Title
Litchfield (Conn.). Town records
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
12/04/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

Contact:
7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-4501
860-567-3565 (Fax)