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Harley Morse probate account


Identifier: 00-2011-40-0

Scope and Contents

The Harley Morse probate account (2011-40-0) is a handwritten record of the cash estate of Harley Morse after his death on December 21, 1870. The notebook contains entries beginning January 3, 1771 noting the monetary activities of the estate at the First National Bank in Litchfield. Also in the notebook are several receipts concerning the funeral and burial of Harley Morse, as well as other items relating to his estate.


  • created: 1871
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/05/2011


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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

Biographical or Historical Information

Harley Morse was born November 6, 1792 in Litchfield, Connecticut where he worked as a farmer and produced cheese. On February 15, 1816 Harley married Susan Hall (born January 15, 1797) of Wallingford, Connecticut. The couple had six children. After Susan's death on August 1, 1845 Harley was married to Harriet Ensign (born January 4, 1802) of Litchfield. On December 21, 1870 Harley passed away.

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Source of Acquisition

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Method of Acquisition

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Other Descriptive Information

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

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
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