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Connecticut. Governor (1769-1784: Trumbull). Thanksgiving proclamation


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-c1900-47-0
Scope and Contents

Proclamation by Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull declaring Thursday the fifth day of December to be observed as a day of public thanksgiving. All servile labor is forbidden on said day.

Dates: Created: 1776 Oct 25

Connecticut. Governor (1769-1784: Trumbull). Thanksgiving proclamation


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-c1900-46-0
Scope and Contents

Governor Jonathan Trumbulls's proclamation that Thursday, the sixteenth day of November is to be observed as a day of public Thanksgiving. Labor and vain recreations are forbidden on said day.

Dates: Created: 1775 Oct 14

Connecticut. Treasury Department to Samuel Robbins


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-127-0
Scope and Contents

Samuel Robbins, constable of Canaan (Conn.) and collector of the state tax for Canaan is commanded to collect the tax for Oct. 1799 to May 1800. Signed by Andrew Kingsbury, Treasurer of the State of Connecticut, on June 11, 1800.

Dates: Created: 1800 Jun 11

Mr. Lee concert broadside


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-148-0
Scope and Contents

(2009-148-0) A broadside for a concert by Mr. Lee, teacher of music, with other musicians from New Haven, that they will give a concert of instrumental music. The place is not listed nor a complete date other than 182_. The musical pieces are listed including marches, waltzes, pieces for bugles, etc.

Dates: Created: circa 1825

Litchfield Equal Franchise League records


Identifier: 1940-03-0
Scope and Contents A half-document box of records relating to the Litchfield Equal Franchise League, organized Sept. 5, 1913. It was an auxiliary of the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association, which had as its mission the securing of the ratification of the 20th Amendment and preparing women for voting. Frances E. Hickox was the first president, serving 1913-1914. Adelaide Deming served next through at least 1920.A speech given by interntionally-renowned reformer and women's rights advocate Rev....
Dates: Created: 1913-1920; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1940

Town of Litchfield records


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1971-45-0
Scope and Contents

Advertisements, bills, correspondence, tax abatement list, correspondence and orders related to town roads, and other records related to the Town of Litchfield.

Dates: Created: 1853-1900; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/1971

Seymour family papers


Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Stoddard family papers


Identifier: 1997-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

Benjamin Trumbull broadside


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-155-0
Scope and Contents

A printed broadside enlisting subscribers for an octavio volume by Benjamin Trumbull with the title "A complete history of Connecticut, from the time of the emigration of its first planters from England, in 1630, to 1712." to be printed by Hudson and Goodwin, Hartford, Conn.

Dates: Created: 1796 Apr 26

United States. Congress. Proclamation


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1967-17-0
Scope and Contents

A printed broadside with instructions to captains & commanders of private armed vessels, commissioned by the authority of the United States in Congress. Thirteen orders regarding the attack, capture and seizure of ships, vessels, and goods including those belonging to the king of Great Britain.

Dates: Created: 1781 Apr 7; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1966

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