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Grant Wickwire papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-99-0

Scope and Contents

Deeds, promissory notes, and a certificate indicating service in the American Revolution relating to Litchfield, Conn., resident Grant Wickwire (1760-1848).

Grant Wickwire was born in Colchester, Conn. He settled in Litchfield County in 1788. He served in the American Revolution and received a pension. In 1791, he married Sarah Throop (1776-1821), the daughter of William Throop and Eunice Stilson. Grant Wickwire and Sarah Throop Wickwire had thirteen children.

Dates

  • Created: 1789-1823

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Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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

0.50 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The papers are arranged in one series by type and then chronologically.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

William Throop Power of Attorney, 1802 Feb 13; Woodruff Family Collection, 1779-1966

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Title
Grant Wickwire papers
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
08/04/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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