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James Gilbert manuscript
An historical account, titled "A Journey into the Past," of the section of Litchfield called Headquarters, written by James Gilbert, Jun 13, 1935, in which he describes lands inhabited by former slaves, local characters, and the Dennison, Granniss, and Hayes families.
Guild and Stevens families papers
Photographs, correspondence, and other items related to the Guild family of Milton, Litchfield, Conn., and the Stevens family of Bethlehem, Conn. Some papers also relate to the Lindley family of Ansonia, Conn. Primary correspondents include Penfield Guild (1832-1901), his sister Mary Guild Stevens (1816- ), and her husband James Stevens (1812- ).
Thomas Harney daybook
The Thomas Harney daybook (1913-32-0) contains various entries by Thomas Harney, and later his wife, between the years 1856 and 1876. The majority of the journal contains brief daily entries that describe the weather condition, the wind direction, daily activities, and the temperature at sunrise, noon, and sunset. Also recorded are letters sent, as well as a recipe for ink and whitewash. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 22.
Joseph E. Hopkins notebook
The Joseph E. Hopkins notebook (1956-33-0) contains handwritten notes on the history of the district east of Northfield, Connecticut extending to the Naugatuck River. The notebook was created in 1955 by Joseph E. Hopkins. In addition to general history of the area, the notebook also contains information about the Hopkins family during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Jones and Kilbourn families papers
Dwight C. Kilbourn letter
Dwight C. Kilbourn writes to Mr. Kingsbury about a visit and about Kilbourn's lack of knowledge about the Headquarters section of Litchfield.
Dated from Litchfield, subscribers enlist as Private soldiers in a Regiment to be commanded by Col. Andrew Ward, Jr. under the command of Major General Lee for the term of eight weeks. The subscribers are convinced of the necessity of a body of forces to defeat the enemy. Added to the Beebe family papers.
Litchfield Bancorp records
Litchfield Female Academy collection
Litchfield. Justice of the Peace. Inventory
An inventory of foreign goods seized by Captain Miles Beach and taken from John Murray of Guildford, pedler and delivered to Reuben Smith, Justice of Peace, in Litchfield, 5 Sep 1778. Includes an appraisal of the articles, pins and needles, by Lynde Lord and Abraham Bradley.