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Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers


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

Thomas M. Hardy order


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-83-0
Scope and Contents

Thomas M. Hardy, captain His Majesty's Ship Victory, orders Mr. Walter Burke, purser of HMS Victory, to supply His Majesty's Ship Spencer with butter and cheese.

Dates: Created: 1806 Oct 2

Jedediah Huntington Orderly Book


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2358
Scope and Contents The Jedediah Huntington Orderly Book collection (2358) is a book of orders from George Washington written by Jedediah Huntington. The orders in the book are from January 1st, 1776 to April 2nd of the same year. The orders vary throughout the book. In the beginning the orders appear more concerned with organization. There is an entry, for example, detailing the make-up of regiments and companies. Similarly, there is another entry which details punishments; for example, someone found to be...
Dates: Created: Jan 1 - Apr 2 1776; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1921

Johnston's Brigade battle reports


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-282-0
Scope and Contents

Reports of ammunition expended and casualties in Johnston's Brigade, Early's Division, 2nd Corps (Confederate States of America army) in engagements occurring in July through September 1864. Also includes battle reports of the 12th and 23rd North Carolina Troops.

Dates: Created: 1864 Jul-Sep; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

Litchfield. American Revolution military record


Identifier: 1918-38-0
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1776 Jan 21; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1917

Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander collection


Identifier: 2002-21-0
Scope and Contents Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867);...
Dates: Created: 1797-1971; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003

Moses Lyman militia records


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-153-0
Scope and Contents

Records of Moses Lyman of Goshen (Conn.) with the 17th regiment of Connecticut Militia.

Dates: Created: 1784-1790

Capt. Mackenzie message to the Confederates


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-284-0
Scope and Contents

Message to the Confederates, Norfolk, Va., in answer to to our terms of surrender, signed Capt. Mackenzie. The message could be a copy of an original, and "Capt. Mackenzie" could be Capt. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, who commanded the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery in 1864.

Dates: Created: [1864?]; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

George A. Potter collection


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-32-0
Scope and Contents

A collection of papers of the Luddington and Potter families. Polly Luddington, granddaughter of David, married Sherman Potter on 13 March 1816.

Dates: Created: 1767-1821; Other: Date acquired: 07/09/1956

Starr family papers


Identifier: 2010-97-0
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: Created: 1806-1816; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010

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