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Samuel Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-26-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel Wright...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

Schuyler Topping and Hannah Depray marriage certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1925-24-0
Dates: Created: 1853 May 11; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1925

Sherman Potter certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-146-0
Scope and Contents The school visitors of Plymouth (Conn. ) - Gideon Woodruff, Isaiah Doolittle, and Apolles Warner - certify that Mr. Sherman Potter is a gentleman and qualified to instruct in a District school. Dated Plymouth (Conn.) Jan 1, 1813.
Dates: Created: 1813 Jan 1

Solomon Linsley, Jr. certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-88-0
Scope and Contents Ceritficate that the 4th Class of the Town of Litchfield have procured Solomon Linsley, Jr. to serve in the Continental Army in Col. Heman Swift's Regiment for three years; approved by Col. Bezaleel Beebe and addressed to Elihu Harrison, foreman of the 4th class. Certified by James Morris, Captain of the 2d Regiment Connecticut
Dates: Created: 1784 Feb 17

St. Paul's Lodge No. 11, Grand Lodge of Connecticut, A. M. & F. M. records

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-03-0
Scope and Contents The records of St. Paul's Lodge No. 11, Grand Lodge of Connecticut, A. M. & F. M. consist of minutes (typically kept in bound volumes labeled "Records"), correspondence, degree certificates, cash and dues books, photographs, publications, ephemera, and other items. The records also document the activities of Darius Chapter 16, Royal Arch Masons and Buel Council No. 20, Royal and Select Masters. The records contain a complete run of minutes from 1781 through 1948. Early members are...
Dates: Created: 1781-2010; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2011

Stephen Hoyt stock certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-134-0
Scope and Contents Stephen Hoyt receives one share in the New York and Sharon Canal Company for a payment of five dollars. Signed by John Owen, Secretary, July 12, 1825.
Dates: Created: 1825 Jul 12

Grant Wickwire papers

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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

Lewis M. Wiggin collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1977-38-0
Scope and Contents A memoir by John Bissell, Jr., who was born in Utica, NY in 1807, and writes two pages about living in Utica; seeing British prisoners of war; goind with his father and Major Beebe to the barracks; moving to Litchfield in 1815; attending Morris Academy; studying law; and going to Stamford in 1828. A Cairo City(Ill.) property share certificate for one share to Charles Thomas of Philadelphia, dated and 14 Sep 1847.
Dates: Created: 1807-1847; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1976

William Bissell and Harriet Bishop marriage cerificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-154-0
Dates: Created: 1851 Nov 9

William J. Brewster papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1986-28-0
Scope and Contents Territory of South Dakota teacher's territorial certificate, 1883; typed memoirs "The making of a state: a tenderfoot in South Dakota"; a letter from Frederick Budlong regarding Brewster's resignation as rector of St. Michael's Parish, 1935; and a letter from Bradford Anderson regarding Anderson's genealogical connection to William Brewster of the Mayflower, 1942.
Dates: Created: 1883-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

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