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Housatonic River Bridge bond

00-1996-13-0-1

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1996-13-0-1
Scope and Contents Samuel Lee, David Waterman, Peter Farnam & Ambrose Collins of Salisbury (Conn.) and Samuel Wadsworth and Tryal Tanner of Cornwall (Conn.) are managers of a Lottery granted by the Conn. General Assembly in Oct. 1792 for building a bridge across the Ousatonuck [Housatonic] River on the highway from Salisbury to Cornwall and are bound to Peter Colt, Treasurer of the state of Connecticut for 500 pounds.

Landon and Howd families papers

1999-18-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-18-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Landon and Howd families of Salisbury, Conn., including bonds, correspondence, deeds, estate records, and other items. Family members reflected in the papers include James Landon (1744-1813) and his son James (1770-1833), Henry E. Howd, (1799-1878; son-in-law of the younger James Landon), and Henry E. Howd's son Frank E. Howd (1849-1933).John Landon (1720-1810) was one of four brothers who moved to Litchfield, Conn., with their father, James, in the 1720s. John...

Mary Lord & Erastus A. Lord bonds

00-2009-48-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-48-0
Scope and Contents Two bonds for Mary Lord & Erastus A. Lord of Litchfield for $1600, dated 13 Jun 1828, and $2000, dated 26 Aug 1829, payable to Isaac Spencer, Treasurer of the State of Connecticut for use and benefit of the School Fund. Also a receipt to Erastus A. and Mary Lord on 6 Sep 1830 for $108 dollars interest on the bonds.

Oliver Parmelee and Elias Dunning bond

00-2009-141-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-141-0
Scope and Contents Elias Parmelee and Elias Dunning of Woodbury, Litchfield County (Conn.) bond to Lynde Lord, sheriff as he has apppointed Oliver as deputy sheriff and they indemnify Lynde Lord against loss, cost and damage on account of Oliver having been appointed a Deputy Sheriff. Witnessed by Titus Hull and Samuel Parmelee.

Samuel Wright papers

1953-26-0

 Collection
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...

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds...

Stoddard family papers

1997-34-0

 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,...

Writ, Johnston, James vs. Smith, Reuben

00-1993-26-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1993-26-0
Scope and Contents This Writ (1993-26-0) is from a lawsuit between James Johnston and Reuben Smith, regarding a debt of $200 pounds.  The document, dated November 19, 1788,  begins with an order to the local constables from the presiding Justice of the Peace, Isaac Pardes, to summon Reuben Smith to appear before the Court of Common Pleas.  It then continues three years later, In Litchfield Superior Court regarding a bond between Johnston and Smith.