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Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript

00-2011-29-0

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Identifier: 00-2011-29-0
Abstract

Stephanie Whitney Cunningham manuscript (2011-29-0) is an unfinished manuscript draft of "From Bride to Great-Grandmother in Litchfield" by Stephanie Whitney Cunningham. Written in a small spiral bound notebook, the manuscript gives insight into the author's life in Litchfield, as well as the social scene, families, buildings, etc. that were present in the community in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1940; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2013

Currency collection

X1986-05-0

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Identifier: X1986-05-0
Scope and Contents

A collection of paper money, including notes issued by banks, businesses, and other institutions; the colonies and states; the Confederate States of America; and foreign governments; and United States Continental currency and fractional currency.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1760-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1985

Eleazer Curtiss Jr. military commission

00-2009-126-0

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Identifier: 00-2009-126-0
Scope and Contents

Governor Jonathan Trumbull authorizes Eleazer Curtiss, Jr. to enlist a company of 100 men to defend the colony for a period of 7 months.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1 May 1775

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter records

2011-18-0

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Identifier: 2011-18-0
Scope and Contents The Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Litchfield, Conn.) records (2011-18-0, .42 linear feet) consist of research reports regarding lists of American Revolutionary War soldiers from Litchfield and surrounding towns; surveys of churches in Litchfield and Morris; grave records; and a 1779 pay abstract relating to the 13th Regiment Connecticut Militia. Many of the records were created by D.A.R. chapters in surrounding areas and presented to the Litchfield...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1905-1936; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

William F. and Norma (Strong) Deacon Papers

2012-03-0

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Identifier: 2012-03-0
Scope and Contents The William F. and Norma Strong Deacon Papers (2011-26-0, 2011-05-0, 2011-07-0, 2012-03-0) include Litchfield High School graduation and reunion materials, photographs, correspondence between William F. Deacon and Norma Strong while he was serving in the Army in German and William F. Deacon's army discharge paper and evelope. William Deacon's brother, Dave, and his sister-in-law, Priscilla (Pris), who worked with Norma Strong at W. T. Grant in Hartford, suggested that the two write each...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1951-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1955; Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2012

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

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Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Stephen Dodge military commission

00-2009-80-0

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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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1777 Jun 10; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1855

William Douglas letters

00-2009-33-0

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Identifier: 00-2009-33-0
Scope and Contents Three letters written by Colonel William Douglas (1742-1777) from Philips Borough, NY to his wife with details of Washington's troop movement and battles. Dated 17 Nov 1776, 27 Nov 1776, & 5 Dec 1776. These may be handwritten copies of the originals - they are all on the same sheet of paper. Douglas was a colonel of a Connecticut regiment in the American Revolution, who’s troops retreated at the British landing at Kip’s Bay (September 1776), only to be stopped personally by George...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1776; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2009

E. B. Perkins Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War calling card

00-1960-19-1

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Identifier: 00-1960-19-1
Scope and Contents

Presumed to be the calling card of Edwin B. Perkins, whose father, Edwin F. Perkins, died in 1864 while serving in the 2nd Conn. Volunteer Heavy Artillery, Co. A, during the Civil War.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1960

The English Homes of Some Colonial Ancestors essay

00-2011-34-0

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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

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