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Anson Wildman Daybook
Scope and Contents The Anson Wildman Daybook (2011-65-0) is primarily a record of accounts of a general store. Most of the pages are filled with names of costumers, what they purchased, and the price. Inside the front cover has a list of a few places that Anson may have boarded. There are drawings throughout the book as well as what appears to be spelling and math practice. The last two pages of the book appear to a description of a trial in Litchfield. Names mentioned are: Mr. Gould (a witness), Julius Deming,...
Dates: Created: December 25, 1833 - June 1834; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2011
Armstrong family papers
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
Abraham Bradley account
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents A fragment of a page of an account apparently by Abraham Bradley, Society treasurer. Signed by Oliver Wolcott and Lynde Lord, Society Committee in Litchfield in [missing] 1773, and in Jan 1777 by Reuben Smith and Edward Phelps, Committee & Abraham Bradley, treasurer.There are expenses for Rate Bill collection by Thomas Catlin, abatements, and receipt for [Rev. Judah] Champion's salary.
Dates: Created: 1773-1777
Doctor Joseph Parker account
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Dr. Joseph Parker's account for visits, advice, and treatment of Samuel Barnard and family. Dr. Barnard and the Barnards lived in the South Farms section of Litchfield.
Dates: Created: 1817-1828
Edward A. Pierpont diaries
Scope and Contents Four diaries of Litchfield, Conn., farmer Edward A. Pierpont: 1860, 1861, 1871, and 1878-1879. Pierpont generally recorded the weather, his farming and other business activities, and the comings and goings of family members and friends. There are also business accounts.
Dates: Created: 1860-1889
Elihu Harrison papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Elihu Harrison (1797-1855) consist primarily of his business papers including bills, accounts, receipts, and orders. Elihu Harrison was a storekeeper and business man in Litchfield, first in the South Farms section (now the town of Morris) and later, about 1825, in the center of Litchfield. From the goods he purchased from wholesale merchants in New Haven and New York, it is evident that he ran a general store, selling a variety of dry goods, hardware, and groceries. The business...
Dates: Created: 1812-1848; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954
Eliphalet Whittlesey Account Book
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Eliphalet Whittlesey Accountbook (1973-18-1) gives the accounts of furniture and monies given to his daughters and cost of education for sons at WIlliams College. The names of the children are: Martha Whittlesey, Walter R. Whittlesey, Caroline Whittlesey, Eliphalett Whittlesey Jr., Charles Whittlesey, Elisha Whittlesey, and Lucy B. Whittlesey.
Dates: Created: 1826-59; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2011
Erastus Lyman papers
Scope and Contents The Erastus Lyman papers (1982-16-0, .21 linear feet) relate to merchant Erastus Lyman (1773-1854) of Goshen, Conn., members of the family of his wife, Abigail Starr Lyman (1778-1855), including her sister Lucretia Starr Root (1770-1858), niece Lucretia Root Brewster (1808-1875), grandnephew Ephraim Starr Brewster (1835-1864), and others. The collection consists of a bill of sale, deeds, accounts, and an inventory of the estate of Hannah Beach Starr (1745-1826), who was the mother of Lucretia...
Dates: Created: 1786-1891; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982
Grant family papers
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Grant family of Litchfield, including Hannah Grant (1785-1871) and her children Charles William (1810-1881), David McNeil (1812-1885), Harriet Lucretia (1814-1892), and John Mason (1817-1878). The collection is mostly comprised of family correspondance, but also includes various school lessons and papers, family account records, and real estate records. Hannah (McNeil) Grant was the widow of Charles Grant (1782-1821), who died in 1821. Hannah and their four children...
Dates: Created: 1817-1869; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1897
Harley Morse probate account
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents The Harley Morse probate account (2011-40-0) is a handwritten record of the cash estate of Harley Morse after his death on December 21, 1870. The notebook contains entries beginning January 3, 1771 noting the monetary activities of the estate at the First National Bank in Litchfield. Also in the notebook are several receipts concerning the funeral and burial of Harley Morse, as well as other items relating to his estate.
Dates: Created: 1871; Other: Date acquired: 10/05/2011
- Subject: Accounts X
- Armstrong family 1
- Armstrong, James 1
- Armstrong, Orrin M. 1
- Armstrong, Thomas (1758-1816) 1
- Brewster family 1
- Eastman, Hyman 1
- Foster family 1
- Freemasons. Olive Branch Lodge, No. 61 (Goshen, Conn.) 1
- Grant, Harriet Lucretia 1
- Grant, John Mason 1
- Litchfield (Conn.) 1
- Litchfield Law School 1
- Lyman family 1
- Mallory, Caleb 1
- Mansion House 1
- Morse, Harley 1
- Phillips, William 1
- Pierpont, Edward A. 1
- Reeve, Tapping, 1744-1823 1
- Sanford family 1
- Sanford, Jonah 1
- Seymour, Lucy Morris (Woodruff) 1
- Shelley, Hollis 1
- Whittlesey, Eliphalet 1
- Wildman, Anson 1
- Woodruff, George C. (George Catlin) 1
- Woodruff, George M. (George Morris) 1
- Woodruff, Henrietta Sophronia (Seymour) 1
- Woodruff, James Parsons 1
- Woodruff, Lewis B. (Lewis Bartholomew) 1
- Woodruff, Morris 1
- Woodruff, Reuben M. (Reuben Morris) 1
- Yale College (1718-1887) 1 ∧ less