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Beckwith family papers

1988-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-01-0
Scope and Contents The Beckwith family papers (1988-01-0) consist of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, military records, diaries, photographs, and other records. A small group of papers predates those of the Beckwith family. At present, only materials created prior to 1840, a limited selection of post-1840 materials, and those that relate to Josiah Beckwith (1803-1871) have been processed. They are arranged in three series. Series 1, Papers (1767-1892), contains a collection of primarily legal...

Benjamin Tallmadge collection

1933-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1933-19-0
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Tallmadge Collection documents the personal life and professional career of Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge through his correspondence as well as his legal, financial, and personal papers.  An army officer, chief intelligence officer, and organizer of the Culper spy ring during the Revolutionary War, Tallmadge became a businessman and U.S. Representative from Connecticut in Congress after the war.The collection contains Tallmadge's duplicate original letters to George...

"Litchfield Hill" from Harper's New Monthly Magazine

00-2013-112-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2013-112-0
Scope and Contents "Litchfield Hill," is an article from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 2013-112-0, about the town of Litchfield during the Revolutionary War and some of its most famous residents from the later 18th and early 19th centuries: Tapping Reeve, Sarah Pierce, Oliver Wolcott, James Gould, and Benjamin Tallmadge.

Litchfield Law School collection

1890-10-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-10-0
Abstract This collection includes materials pertaining to Tapping Reeve, James Gould, the Litchfield Law School, and alumni of the school.  It was assembled by the Historical Society over a period of years.  Many of the law books used by Reeve and his students are also held by the Society and can be found through the book catalog.  The Society's institutional records document the history of the Tapping Reeve House and Litchfield Law School building.

Lyman Beecher Stowe speech

00-2010-226-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-226-0
Scope and Contents Speech delivered by Lyman Beecher Stowe at the celebration of Litchfield's bicenennial. He remarked on his ancestors and their connection to Litchfield and his appreciation of some of the memorable citizens of Litchfield, including Sarah Pierce, Charles Loring Brace, Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge, Tapping Reeve, James Gould, and John Pierpont.

Marian McKenna papers

1989-02-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-02-0
Scope and Contents Manuscript and galleys of "Tapping Reeve and the Litchfield Law School" by Marian McKenna, 1989.

Thompson Family Papers

1929-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 1929-01-0
Scope and Contents The personal papersof the Thompson family (1929-01-0, 3 linear feet) consists of correspondence, notes, personal manuscripts and newspaper publications of various writings of Esther H. Thompson on various topics pertaining to the history of Litchfield, including her childhood recollections of troops mustering for the Civil War on the town green. Also included is information on botany and other topics relating to the Village Improvement Society. Additionally, the collection contains personal and...

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own notes...

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