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Litchfield. Justice of the Peace. Inventory

00-2010-86-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-86-0
Scope and Contents

An inventory of foreign goods seized by Captain Miles Beach and taken from John Murray of Guildford, pedler and delivered to Reuben Smith, Justice of Peace, in Litchfield, 5 Sep 1778. Includes an appraisal of the articles, pins and needles, by Lynde Lord and Abraham Bradley.

Dates: Created: 1778 Sep 5

Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History

2011-56-0

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

Litchfield South Association records

1992-41-0

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Identifier: 1992-41-0
Scope and Contents The records of the Litchfield South Association (1842-1991), which consist of correspondence, minutes, publications, and other administrative records. In 1751, the same year as the founding of Litchfield County, the Congregational churches of the county were brought together into one organization, the Litchfield County Consociation. In 1791, with 28 members, the Consociation amicably divided into organziations, Litchfield North Consociation and Litchfield South Consociation. Churches in...
Dates: Created: 1842-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1934-1977; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1992

Litchfield's Bi-Centennial celebration 1920 album

00-1966-08-0

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Identifier: 00-1966-08-0
Scope and Contents Litchfield's Bi-Centennial celebration 1920 album(1966-08-0) contains photographs from the August 1 through August 4, 1920 Bicentennial celebration in Litchfield, Connecticut. Photographs depict the various activities that took place during the celebration, including the Governor's visit on "State Day," the parade on "County Day," and the community picnic and historic masque on "Litchfield Day." Also included in the photo album are a small amount of newspaper clippings detailing the...
Dates: Created: 1920; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/1967

Capt. Mackenzie message to the Confederates

00-2010-284-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-284-0
Scope and Contents

Message to the Confederates, Norfolk, Va., in answer to to our terms of surrender, signed Capt. Mackenzie. The message could be a copy of an original, and "Capt. Mackenzie" could be Capt. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, who commanded the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery in 1864.

Dates: Created: [1864?]; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

Harlan G. Mendenhall papers

2011-21-0

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Identifier: 2011-21-0
Scope and Contents The Harlan G. Mendenhall papers (2011-21-0, .43 linear feet) consist of correspondence and historical and biographical notes assembled by Mendenhall for use in writing a history of Litchfield. The collection also includes an Oct. 3, 1839, letter from the Committee of the Chapel Street Congregational Church inviting John Colton to become pastor and an Apr. 1846 unsigned letter to Horace Greely of The New York Tribune regarding the next president of Yale...
Dates: Created: 1839-1933; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

James Morris Address

00-1953-49-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-49-0
Scope and Contents The James Morris Address (2952) was delivered sometime between July of 1803 and October 8th of 1810. The address is a brief account of local history. It covers the founding of Litchfield describing the conditions of the early settlers. There are also accounts of the suicides and murders in the town, and there is account of the capture of Captain Jacob Griswould. There are other topics covered such as important buildings in Litchfield at the time (parishes, saw mills,...
Dates: Created: 1803 July - 1810 October 8; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

My Country Society, Inc. records

2008-38-0

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Identifier: 2008-38-0
Scope and Contents My Country Society, Inc. was founded in 1967 with the purpose of publishing a journal, My Country, related to American history. Initially, the journal was distributed throughout Litchfield County to schools, historical societies, libraries, town halls, banks, and other places. Later, it became available by subscription. The publication schedule varied, but typically several issues were produced each year. New and established authors were encouraged to submit manuscripts. The Society also...
Dates: Created: 1967-2009; Other: Date acquired: 12/04/2009

My Country Society, Inc. records

00-2010-118-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-118-0
Scope and Contents

Records related to a series of 12 articles printed by UOP Transportation Equipment Group, Aerotherm Division, in their "Executives' Digest" newsletter in conjunction with Litchfield's 250th anniversary in 1969.

Dates: Created: 1968-1970

New York City during the Revolution

00-1953-25-0

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Identifier: 00-1953-25-0
Content Description

New York City during the Revolution (1953-27-0) Speech possibly, written by Mrs. John Buel, and possibly read at a D.A.R. meeting. Speech describes New York City before the Revolutionary War through George Washington retiring to his home in Virgina at wars end.

Dates: circa 1917

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