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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
Ephraim Carter family papers
Scope and Contents
Various documents of Ephraim Carter (1746-1823) & his son Ezra (1773-1811); William C. Carter and Horace E. Carter, sons of Ezra.
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1797-1826
Elisha Sill family papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Elisha Sill (1730-1808) of Goshen, Conn., consist of his diary and account book, 1771-1783, and his copy of a 1776 letter to Col. Oliver Wolcott in which he asked to be relieved of service. The collection also includes two 1774 letters from committees of correspondence and papers related to Dr. Sill's son Elisha Eaton Sill (1774-1812) and grandson William Eaton Sill (1806-1888). After graduating from Yale College in 1754, Dr. Sill settled in Goshen, Conn. and eastablished...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999
Whiting Family papers
Scope and Contents
Whiting family papers, particularly Jason Whiting, including deeds, military commissions, and letters.
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1758-1832; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1954
Samuel Wright papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953