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Nelson Brewster papers

1971-42-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-42-0
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: Created: 1811-1855; Other: Date acquired: 01/11/1971

Judson Canfield papers

1985-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-24-0
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: Created: 1760-1856; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/1987

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

 Collection
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: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
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: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

John Wright collection

1982-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-22-0
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

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