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Solomon Beckeley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-63-0
Scope and Contents Papers of Solomon Beckeley of Wethersfield, Conn. containing deeds to property in Wethersfield and a writ issued against him by Peter Fairchild of New Milford concerning payment of tinware.
Dates: Created: 1797 Feb-Aug

Starr family papers

 Collection
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. Infantry...
Dates: Created: 1806-1816; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2010

Stoddard family papers

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

Henry Swanson, Jr. collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1972-58-0
Scope and Contents The Henry Swanson, Jr. collection (1972-58-0) includes Litchfield County writs to the Litchfield County Sheriff for collection of debts or transportation orders to take convicted individuals to Newgate Prison and Work House; a share in the Hawkhurst Hotel issued to George J. Switzer; bill of sale for a 1917 limousine to Howard Bissell; and a 1902 marketing letter for South Farms Inn.
Dates: Created: 1793-1819; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1971

Tax Writs, Connecticut State Treasurer vs. Various Tax Collectors

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1973-41-1
Scope and Contents Tax Writs (1973-41-1 and 1973-41-3) from Connecticut State Treasurer, John Lawrence to various Litchfield County town tax collectors seeking payment for unpaid town taxes.  The writs date from 1776 to 1786, although the majority are from 1783.  There is onw writ from 1788 where the sheriff arrested the tax collector from Hartland, Connecticut and put him in the Litchfield Gaol for failure to pay the town taxes. These writs are a result of many Connecticut towns being in arrears of their tax...
Dates: Created: 1776-1786; Other: Majority of material found in 1783; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1972

Thomas Cookson writ

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-137-0
Scope and Contents Writ to the Sheriff of Lancaster County, England to arrest Alexander Barret and bring him to the county court to answer a plea of trespass by Jacob Huber.
Dates: Created: 1751 May 10

William Perkins writ

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-145-0
Scope and Contents Asa Bacon, Jr., Justice of the Peace of Litchfield County (Conn.) instructs the Sheriff of New Haven County to attach the goods of William Perkins of Waterbury and have him appear before Asa Bacon, Jr. to answer a claim by Hepseba Youngs of Litchfield. Perkins possesses some rye belonging to the plaintiff and refuses to deliver it to her.
Dates: Created: 1813 Apr 15

Woodbury. Justice of the Peace. Writ

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-62-0
Scope and Contents A writ from Gideon Walker, Justice of the Peace to the sheriff of Litchfield County or constables of Woodbury (Conn.) to attach the goods of Sirus Proctor, a negro transient man. To answer to John Mitchell of Woodbury for a debt. The reverse side lists the goods attached.
Dates: Created: 1777 Dec 25

Writ, Goodsell, William vs. Dunbar, Charless

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00
Scope and Contents Writ (1970-36-0) dated April 15, 1834, between William Goodsell, of Harwinton, and Charled Dunbar, of Plymouth,  regarding a debt of $15 Dunbar owed Goodsell for a horse trade that went badly.
Dates: Created: 15 April 1834; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1969

Writ, Henry Allyn vs. Roger Loomis and Jonah Woodruff

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1973-7-18
Scope and Contents This Writ (1973-7-18), dated August 5, 1788, is in the hand of Isaac Baldwin, Clerk, ordering the Sheriff of Litchfield County or his deputies or Constables to sell lands and properties of Roger Loomis and Jonah Woodruff to settle a debt they owe Henry Allyn, and to put them in the Litchfield Gaol until they pay Allyn what he was owed. The back of the document indicates that the debt was settled May 7, 1789.
Dates: Created: 1788-1789; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/1972