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John Pierpont letter

00-1985-27-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1985-27-0
Scope and Contents

A letter dated Nov. 24, 1836, written from Boston by Rev. John Pierpont to his brother, James Morris Pierpont (1800-1839) of South Farms, Litchfield, Conn., later Morris, Conn. John reports on the arrival of the Lydia and its cargo; that he has taken up and paid the note signed by Sherman, Tolles, John and James for $1,000; and asks for advice on other business matters, including what to do with the stereotype plates used to print labels for the Farmington Company's Patent Wood Screws.

Dates: Created: 1836 Nov 24; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1985

Promissory Notes

00-2012-42-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2012-42-0
Scope and Contents

These Promissory Notes (2012-42-0), dated from 1796-1800, include various handwritten notes for monies owed to individuals and all identified as from Litchfield, Connecticut. Among the people included in this collection are Abner Lovejoy, James Kilbourn, Jesse Kilbourn, Chauncey Kilbourn, Dr. Orange Smith, Simeon Taylor, and Reuben Webster.

Dates: Created: 1796-1800

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

Stoddard family papers

1997-34-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

John Summers promissory note

00-2009-55-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-55-0
Scope and Contents

A promissory note from John Summers to William and Charles E. Keeler for $91.85 in which a team of horses and set of harnesses bought from David Caswell , and a two horse wagon made by Mr. Ransome are secured for the debt. Dated 5 March 1834 at Union.

Dates: Created: 1805 Mar 5; Other: Date acquired: 09/11/2009

Grant Wickwire papers

2010-99-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-99-0
Scope and Contents

Deeds, promissory notes, and a certificate indicating service in the American Revolution relating to Litchfield, Conn., resident Grant Wickwire (1760-1848).

Grant Wickwire was born in Colchester, Conn. He settled in Litchfield County in 1788. He served in the American Revolution and received a pension. In 1791, he married Sarah Throop (1776-1821), the daughter of William Throop and Eunice Stilson. Grant Wickwire and Sarah Throop Wickwire had thirteen children.

Dates: Created: 1789-1823

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

Samuel Wright papers

1953-26-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-26-0
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: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

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