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Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-56-0

Scope and Contents

The Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History (2011-56-0) is comprised mostly of transcriptions of revolutionary texts. The transcripted texts are: a ledger written by Moses Seymour, a note book created by Elisha Fresbie, a ledger by James Morris Sr., and the Seymour Family papers. There is commentary on the texts inserted into the book by the transcriptionists. There is a table of contents at the front of the book which breaks down the book into very specific sections. After the table of contents there is an introduction which provides basic information on Elisha Fresbie and Moses Seymour; the introduction goes on to describe important events and background for the rest of the book such as the taking of Fort Lee. The book is currently on shelf 3A Box 1.

Dates

  • Created: 1776-7
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This item 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

1.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content
Title
Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History
Author
Benjamin Bradley
Date
07/05/2013
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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