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Beckwith family papers
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1767-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1988
Boardman & Seymour records
Scope and Contents The Boardman & Seymour Records (2009-75-0) consist of correspondence, bills, legal documents, licenses to sell liquor, orders, receipts, statements of accounts and other business records. Daniel Boardman (1757-1833), New York City businessman and merchant, his brother Elijah Boardman (1760-1823), New Milford businessman and merchant, and Moses Seymour Jr. (1774-1826), Litchfield merchant and town official, maintained a partnership to operate a store in Litchfield in which they sold "a...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1794-1811; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1989
Ebenezer Bolles family papers
Scope and Contents The Ebenezer Bolles family papers relate to Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826), his sons Ebenezer W. Bolles (1793-1854), Samuel Penfield Bolles (1795-1875), and Henry Bolles (1802-1849), and Samuel's wife's half-brother William Mather Clark (1805-1878). The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, legal papers, and account books. Ebenezer Bolles (1764-1826) married Abigail Penfield Bolles (1763-1844). They settled in Litchfield, where all of their children where born; as adults, most of them moved...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1789-1849; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1932
Silas Cheney family papers
Scope and Contents The Silas Cheney family papers consist of documents primarily related to Silas Cheney (1821-1874), a Litchfield, Conn., broker and also several members of his immediate family, including his brother Edward Porter Cheney (1815-1904); his sisters Mary Young Cheney Greeley (1811-1872), wife of Horace Greeley, and Charlotte M. Cheney (1812-1886); and his mother Mary Young Cheney ( -1874). The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, leases, and deeds. Litchfield...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1818-1883; Other: Date acquired: 04/05/1952
Adelaide Deming collection
Scope and Contents The Adelaide Deming collection (1954-46-0, .21 linear feet) contains papers related to Litchfield painter Adelaide Deming (1864-1956); her brother, physician William Champion Deming (1862-1954); and other members of her family, including her sister Charlotte (1868-), cousin John W. Quincy (1868-1950), and great grandfather Julius Deming (1755-1838). The collection consists primarily of correspondence and also includes business papers, estate papers, news clippings, a writ signed by Julius...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1808-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1956
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
Robert Doyle collection
Scope and Contents The Robert Doyle collection contains papers regarding Crutch & MacDonald, a Litchfield, Conn., drug store; other Litchfield businesses; and activities of the Borough of Litchfield government. The papers include druggists catalogues and literature, late 1800s; a letter written by Robert Doyle regarding the sale of Crutch & MacDonald, 1994; bills and receipts, early twentieth century; documents relating to the sale and lease of Crutch & MacDonald and its antecedent iterations,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1870-1994; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/2005
Samuel Flewwelling papers
Scope and Contents The papers of New York City banker and businessman Samuel Flewwelling (1774 or 5-1849) primarily relating to property held by his wife, Julia Elvira Canfield Flewwelling (1791-1868), and him in the Western Reserve, later Ohio. Following Samuel's death, the properties were managed by William Mackay (1795-1873), a New York City businessman and the husband of Caroline Emma Canfield Mackay. The collections includes indentures, agreements, leases, deeds, statements and accounts, and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1799-1868; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/2010
Seymour family papers
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948
Starr family papers
Scope and Contents The papers of the Starr family of Litchfield, Conn., primarily centering on Henry Starr (1785-1817) and his parents, Daniel (1759-1809) and Rachel Buell Starr (1761-1813), which include correspondence, a notebook, financial records, and documents related to the estates of Daniel and Rachel Buell Starr. Both father and son were tailors. There is a large group of military records created during the War of 1812 when Henry Starr was a lieutenant serving as paymaster in 37th Regiment U.S....
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1806-1816; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010