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Armstrong family papers

Identifier: 1995-20-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Armstrong family of Washington, Conn., centering on James Armstrong (1754-1816). His wife Miriam Mallory Armstrong (1756-1851) was the daughter of Caleb Mallory and Jane Weller Mallory. On Feb. 3, 1780, a little more than four months before Miriam married Armstrong, her parents and three of their grandchildren were murdered in their home by Barnett Davenport, a crime considered to be the first incidence of multiple murder in the United States. A small group of papers regarding...
Dates: Created: 1757-1855; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/1995

Salmon Buell receipt

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-129-0
Scope and Contents A printed receipt made out to Capt. Salmon Buell of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut to certify that he paid a duty of two dollars for a 4 wheel carriage called a wagon for the year 1815. Signed by Seth P. Beers, Collector of the Revenue for the first Collection District of Connecticut on Jan. 31, 1815.
Dates: Created: 1815 Jan 31

Connecticut. Treasury Department to Samuel Robbins

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-127-0
Scope and Contents Samuel Robbins, constable of Canaan (Conn.) and collector of the state tax for Canaan is commanded to collect the tax for Oct. 1799 to May 1800. Signed by Andrew Kingsbury, Treasurer of the State of Connecticut, on June 11, 1800.
Dates: Created: 1800 Jun 11

Connecticut. Treasury Department. Writ

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-78-0
Scope and Contents An order by A. Kingsbury, Conn. State Treasurer, issued to the Sheriff of Litchfield County, to seize the money or goods of Nathaniel Smith, who was constable of Litchfield and collector of state taxes of Litchfield in 1796 and has neglected to make payment of the taxes to the State Treasurer. On the back, Lynde Lord, Sheriff for Litchfield County, signs that the order has been executed.
Dates: Created: 1797 Jul 31

Litchfield. Justice of the Peace. Writ

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-39-0
Scope and Contents An order from Isaac Baldwin, Justice of Peace of Litchfield County, to Solomon Marsh, of Litchfield, collector of the ministers rate of Litchfield, to collect the minister's rate due to Rev. Judah Champion. Any person refusing to pay is to be taken to the County jail.
Dates: Created: 1765 Feb 18; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/1860

Plumb family papers

Identifier: 2006-03-0
Scope and Contents The Plumb family papers (2006-03-0, 1.13 linear feet) consists primarily of personal papers relating to Frederick B. Plumb, Jr. (1913-2002) and his wife Marian Newton Plumb (1917-2003). Also included are items related to Frederick B. Plumb, Sr. (b.1878) and his wife Rena Plumb (1882-1975). The papers consist of tax receipts, account books, blueprints, and several certificates of achievement. Many items are related to The Grange and other agricultural groups.
Dates: Created: 1906-1982; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2005

United States Revenue Office tax records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-130-0
Scope and Contents Statementd of the amounts of internal duties imposed by the United States (excepting those of household furniture, on watches and on stamps), paid by each person during the year 1815 in various districts of Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts.
Dates: Created: 1815

William Williams note

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-88-0
Scope and Contents William Williams in Lebanon writes to John Lawrence in Hartford regarding taxes of Dr. Andrew Metcalfe, collector of state taxes for his town for 1781.
Dates: Created: 1785 Dec 22

John Wright 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 14...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

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