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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
Beebe family papers
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
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
Nelson Brewster papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Nelson Brewster (1793?-1850), a lawyer who resided in Goshen, Conn. The papers consist of approximately 125 items, including legal records, bank reports, and similar documents. Included in the collection is a set of papers (23 items) related to the administration of Putnam Bailey's estate, 1840-1841. Bailey was a successful merchant and postmaster in North Goshen and left an estate of approximately $50,000. The estate required several years for settlement. The reports to...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1811-1855; Other: Date acquired: 01/11/1971
Scope and Contents The Whitney L. Brooks collection of Coe family papers relates primarily to Levi Coe (1760-1832) of Litchfield, Conn., and his son Levi Coe (1810-1881). The papers consist of finanical and legal records, correspondence, deeds, estate papers, land surveys, and other items. Levi Coe (1760-1832) was married twice, the second time to Deborah McCall (1769-1843). They had 11 children, including Levi Coe (1810-1881) and Elizabeth Coe Oviatt (1805-1875). The collection includes a number of deeds and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1785-1854; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1950
Truman Buell family papers
Scope and Contents The Truman Buell family papers relate to the Buell family of Litchfield, Conn., and consist primarily of deeds. There are also bills, receipts, estate documents, and other items. Truman Buell (1786-1867) was a son of Ebenezer Buell (1747-1823) and Hannah Plumb (1749-1835). Deeds document a number of Ebenezer's land acquisitions. In the 1800s, he sold or transferred property to Truman and his other sons. Truman married Nancy Hinman (1785-1866), who was a daughter of Wait Hinman (1748-1846)...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1781-1905; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2011
Judson Canfield papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Judson Canfield (1759-1840), consisting primarily of legal documents, including agreements, deeds, executions, receipts, statements, and correspondence and include a small collection of correspondence and writings relating to Walter Ferriss, whose daughter married Canfield's son. The papers are arranged in two series. Series 1, Judson Canfield papers, primarily consists of documents related to Canfield's law practice. Most involve matters in and around Sharon, Conn., but there...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1760-1856; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/1987
Arthur Catlin papers
Scope and Contents The Arthur Catlin papers relate to Arthur Catlin (1830-1913), a farmer in Litchfield, Conn., and several members of his family. Most of the papers regard Catlin's legal matter involving the Litchfield County Agricultural Society and its dissolution and sale of land in 1914. The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, minutes, membership lists, deeds and contracts, estate and other legal papers, ephemera, check book registers, account books, and other documents. Arthur Catlin...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1857-1921; Other: Date acquired: 08/05/1979
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
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