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Hezekiah Barce promissory note

00-2009-98-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2009-98-0
Scope and Contents Dated in Litchfield, Hezekiah Barce of Cornwall insures that he has received  obligations from Nathan Stewart, Theodore Catlin & Benjamin Gibbs of Litchfield as an insurance of the bounty and wages for his son Hezekiah who has enlisted into the 7th Class in Litchfield for the State service. His wages will be signed over to Stewart and others. Hezekiah Barce served in Capt. Steven’s Company, Burrall’s Regiment of the Connecticut Militia, in the American Revolution and was taken prisoner...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1782 Mar 21

Beckwith, J.G. to Sutherland, Josiah

2015-69-0

 Item
Identifier: 2015-69-0
Content Description

Beckwith, J.G. to Sutherland, Josiah (2015-69-0) A hand written letter by Beckwith to Southerland. Although having acquired other references from prominent sources he is now requesting a character reference to get his son into West Point.

Dates: 1857-12-22

Beebe family papers

1918-19-0

 Collection — Container: Beebe family papers Box 1
Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Jane M. Bentley Research Materials

1972-64-1

 Collection
Identifier: 1972-64-1
Abstract

The Jane M. Bentley Research Materials collection (1972-64-1; 1972-64-2; 1972-67-0) is a collection of papers, items, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items collected, created, and/or used by Jane Merritt Bentley while researching her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1972

Dr. Burritt North Birge log book copy

00-1972-131-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1972-131-0
Scope and Contents

The Dr. Burritt North Birge log book copy (1972-131-0) is a typewritten copy of the log kept by B.N. Birge, Surgeon's Steward of U.S. Gunboat Penobscot from October 19, 1863 to October 19, 1864. The copy was edited by E.C. Birge, Dr. Roy Bird Cook, and Margaret W. Kieffer.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1971

Almira A. Bissell notebook

00-2011-73-0

 Collection — Box: 3A Box 21
Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Bissell family collection

1949-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Bissell and Bissell-Baldwin families, including family members, friends, and business associates. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, account books, and other records. Isaac Bissell (1682-1744) moved to Litchfield in 1723, where he owned a 60th share, approximately 700 acres. He was the father of ten children, including Benjamin (1717-1747) and Zebulon (1724-1777). The Bissells were farmers, although there is little material in the Society's...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1760-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

Edward J. Brady collection

2003-82-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-82-0
Scope and Contents In the 1950s, Brady, an employee of what was then the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad (commonly referred to as the New Haven) and is now part of Amtrak, developed an interest in the Shepaug railroad branch. He acquired original New Haven records that provide detailed documentation of the crossings, bridges, and abutting structures. Records also document original rights of way and the New Haven's unsuccessful and successful petitions to abandon the line in the 1930s and 1940s. In...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1897-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003

Malcolm Bramley collection

2001-05-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-05-0
Abstract

The Malcolm Bramley collection (2001-05-0) consists of documents and publications relating to Litchfield.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/03/2001

Mary B. Brewster papers

1954-47-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1954-47-0
Scope and Contents

The Mary B. Brewster papers (1954-47-0, .42 linear feet) consist of materials related to Brewster's book, St. Michael's Parish, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1745-1954: A Biography of a Parish and of Many Who Have Served It, published in 1954. The papers include manuscripts, galleys, a memorandum, and a cover illustration by William Edwards.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1954

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Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 3
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Atkins, Adrian 1
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Baldwin, James, 1758-1843 1
Barber, Charles H. 1
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Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1803-1871 1
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Church, Samuel, 1785-1854 1
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Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 1
Cumming, James R. (James Russell), 1830-1891 1
Cunningham, Stephanie Whitney, 1869-1949 1
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