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Scope and Contents The James Morris Address (2952) was delivered sometime between July of 1803 and October 8th of 1810. The address is a brief account of local history. It covers the founding of Litchfield describing the conditions of the early settlers. There are also accounts of the suicides and murders in the town, and there is account of the capture of Captain Jacob Griswould. There are other topics covered such as important buildings in Litchfield at the time (parishes, saw mills,...
Dates: Created: 1803 July - 1810 October 8; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953
Scope and Contents The James Morris Justice of the Peace Records (1953-28-0) includes two items. The first item is a bound book of records from James Morris’ work as a Justice of the peace. The second item is a folder of small notes and letters that were found in the front cover of the book. The book begins with an index which alphabetically sorts cases by names of the parties involved and gives the case number and the decision. The rest of the book is organized by case number; usually the pages are organized...
Dates: Created: 1794 - 1814; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1952
Abstract The Barbara Nolen Strong papers (1993-101-0) consist of Mrs. Strong's research, notes, budget and costs, publication, and other materials related to the publication of her book, The Morris Academy: pioneer in coeducation 1790-1888, published in 1976.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/11/1994