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Stephen Dodge military commission

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-80-0
Scope and Contents Stephen Dodge's commission as 2d Lieutenant in a Company of the First Battalion. Signed at Hartford by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain-General and Commander in Chief of Connecticut; and George Wyllys, Secretary.
Dates: Created: 1777 Jun 10; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1855

The English Homes of Some Colonial Ancestors essay

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-34-0
Scope and Contents The English Homes of Some Colonial Ancestors essay (2011-34-0) is a nine page typescript essay. The creator of the item is unknown and it is not dated. This genealogical essay contains family information, and deals with the homes of some of the early Connecticut settlers such as Thomas Hooker, John Haynes, and Rev. John Woodbridge.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 06/05/2011

Gad Farnum military pass

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-27-0
Scope and Contents Military pass to allow Gad Farnum, a soldier in Col. Hills Regiment and Captain Alexander Walls Company, who has been discharged and is granted liberty to return to Litchfield. Signed by Andrew Ward, Brigadeer General, Aug. 17, 1777. Also, dated Oct. 3, 1777, a note from Timothy Judd, Justice of Peace, to allow Gad Farnum to pass to and from Guilford.
Dates: Created: 1777; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/0002

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

Robert W. Hill lecture

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00-1907-17-0
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller, Harrison...
Dates: Created: 1906 Jul 30; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907

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

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