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Joseph Barbur promissory note


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-96-0
Scope and Contents Dated Torringtord (Conn.), Joseph Barbur promises to deliver 955 pounds of good sheep to Ebenezer Winchell by 10 Dec. next. Witnessed by Joseph Barbur and Daniel Winchell.
Dates: Created: 1777 Mar 20

Lemuel Nichols promissory note


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-23-0
Scope and Contents A promissory note to Lemuel Nichols of Waterbury from an unknown person [the signature has been torn out] who promises to pay Nichols 91 gallons of West India rum, to be delivered to Derby. Witnessed by Solomon Reynolds and Shadrach Osborn. On the back, dated Litchfield Dec 19, 1771, Lemuel Nichols appoints Thomas Phillips as his attorney to recover the contents of the note.
Dates: Created: 1771 Dec 10-19

Pompe Leopeon promissory note


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-47-0
Scope and Contents Pompe Leopean promises to pay $2.00 to Samuel Buel, Litchfield Town Treasurer.
Dates: Created: 1832 Jul 28

Promissory Notes


 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

Samuel Wright papers


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 Wright...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

Seymour family papers


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, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

State of Connecticut note to Hercules Wessells


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1939-21-1
Scope and Contents Note issued by the State of Connecticut Treasury Office to Hercules Wessells in the amount of 10 pounds 4 shillings 2 pence for his service in the Continental Army.
Dates: Created: 1780 Jun 1

Stoddard family papers


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, Jerusha,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997