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History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-117-0
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013

French and Indian War military enlistments

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-136-0
Scope and Contents Two certificates of enlistment for service in the invasion of Canada.
Dates: Created: 1758 Apr; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1969

Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-37-0
Scope and Contents The Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal (1955-37-0) contain tables documenting the number of men in Captain Seymour's militia under Elisha Sheldon from October 25th to December 25th 1776. The tables break the numbers of men down into the number sick, discharged, fit for duty, dead, etc. There are also very small entries tracking the movement of the militia, and there are also accounts of rations and money spent. There are also a number of diary entries detailing military activity for the same...
Dates: Created: 1776 Oct 25 - 1776 Dec 25; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1955

Henry Guy Gould manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1916-47-0
Scope and Contents A manuscript detailing the origin of the names of towns in Connecticut, by Henry Guy Gould.
Dates: Created: 1874 Apr 24; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1916

H. William Hawke manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1972-129-0
Scope and Contents The H. William Hawke manuscript (1972-129-0) is a typescript manuscript biography titled "Joel Stone of Gananoque, 1749-1833. His Life and Letters." The manuscript was written by H. William Hawke in 1970.
Dates: Created: 1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1972

Gideon Hollister papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1914-16-0
Scope and Contents The Gideon Hollister papers (1914-16-0, 2.42 linear feet) document Gideon Hiram Hollister (1818-1887), a lawyer, historian, and author who also served as United States minister to Haiti from 1868 to 1869. He is perhaps best known for his History of Connecticut, published in 1855. In addition, he published several books of fiction and poetry. The collection contains manuscripts and documents regarding these works. Also found are manuscripts drafts of some of...
Dates: Created: 1850-1906; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1914

Jedediah Huntington Orderly Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2358
Scope and Contents The Jedediah Huntington Orderly Book collection (2358) is a book of orders from George Washington written by Jedediah Huntington. The orders in the book are from January 1st, 1776 to April 2nd of the same year. The orders vary throughout the book. In the beginning the orders appear more concerned with organization. There is an entry, for example, detailing the make-up of regiments and companies. Similarly, there is another entry which details punishments; for example, someone found to be...
Dates: Created: Jan 1 - Apr 2 1776; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1921

C. Murray Keefer manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1956-30-0
Scope and Contents Typescript manuscript, "Historical Sketch: Portraying the Ceremony of Presentation to James Morris of the Morris Academy Building and Its Dedication in November 1803," prepared by C. Murray Keefer and enacted in the Morris Community Hall on Jul 24, 1935, as a part of the Connecticut Tercentenary Celebration.
Dates: Created: 1935; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1956

Andrew Lester note

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1999-02-0
Scope and Contents A short note dated Canaan, 16 August 1780 from Andrew Lester to the Honorable Committee of Pay Table requesting that the balance of pay due to him in the service of the Continental Army be paid to Mr. Sofford Stevens. Witnessed by Elisha Baker, Justice of Peace, Canaan, Litchfield County.
Dates: Created: 1780 Aug 16; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1998

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...
Dates: Created: 1776-7; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013