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Scope and Contents The Col. Miles Beach Papers, 1985-52-0, consists of deeds, quit claims and two indentures from his time in Litchfield and Hartford, Connecticut. Col. Miles Beach was born in 1742 in Goshen, Connecticut to Adna and Hannah Miles Beach. Beginning sometime before 1771 until 1785, Beach was a silversmith in Litchfield with a shop on North Street. In 1785 he relocated to Hartford, where he continued in his trade with various partners until his death in 1828. While in Hartford he was also the...
Dates: Created: 1766-1825; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1984
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society