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James Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Hezekiah Barce promissory note

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-98-0
Scope and Contents Dated in Litchfield, Hezekiah Barce of Cornwall insures that he has received  obligations from Nathan Stewart, Theodore Catlin & Benjamin Gibbs of Litchfield as an insurance of the bounty and wages for his son Hezekiah who has enlisted into the 7th Class in Litchfield for the State service. His wages will be signed over to Stewart and others. Hezekiah Barce served in Capt. Steven’s Company, Burrall’s Regiment of the Connecticut Militia, in the American Revolution and was taken prisoner at...
Dates: Created: 1782 Mar 21

Eleazer Curtiss Jr. military commission

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-126-0
Scope and Contents Governor Jonathan Trumbull authorizes Eleazer Curtiss, Jr. to enlist a company of 100 men to defend the colony for a period of 7 months.
Dates: Created: 1 May 1775

Stephen Dodge military commission

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-80-0
Scope and Contents Stephen Dodge's commission as 2d Lieutenant in a Company of the First Battalion. Signed at Hartford by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain-General and Commander in Chief of Connecticut; and George Wyllys, Secretary.
Dates: Created: 1777 Jun 10; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1855

Gad Farnum military pass

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-27-0
Scope and Contents Military pass to allow Gad Farnum, a soldier in Col. Hills Regiment and Captain Alexander Walls Company, who has been discharged and is granted liberty to return to Litchfield. Signed by Andrew Ward, Brigadeer General, Aug. 17, 1777. Also, dated Oct. 3, 1777, a note from Timothy Judd, Justice of Peace, to allow Gad Farnum to pass to and from Guilford.
Dates: Created: 1777; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/0002

Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-37-0
Scope and Contents The Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal (1955-37-0) contain tables documenting the number of men in Captain Seymour's militia under Elisha Sheldon from October 25th to December 25th 1776. The tables break the numbers of men down into the number sick, discharged, fit for duty, dead, etc. There are also very small entries tracking the movement of the militia, and there are also accounts of rations and money spent. There are also a number of diary entries detailing military activity for the same...
Dates: Created: 1776 Oct 25 - 1776 Dec 25; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1955

H. William Hawke manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1972-129-0
Scope and Contents The H. William Hawke manuscript (1972-129-0) is a typescript manuscript biography titled "Joel Stone of Gananoque, 1749-1833. His Life and Letters." The manuscript was written by H. William Hawke in 1970.
Dates: Created: 1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1972

Jedediah Huntington Orderly Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2358
Scope and Contents The Jedediah Huntington Orderly Book collection (2358) is a book of orders from George Washington written by Jedediah Huntington. The orders in the book are from January 1st, 1776 to April 2nd of the same year. The orders vary throughout the book. In the beginning the orders appear more concerned with organization. There is an entry, for example, detailing the make-up of regiments and companies. Similarly, there is another entry which details punishments; for example, someone found to be...
Dates: Created: Jan 1 - Apr 2 1776; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1921

Andrew Lester note

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1999-02-0
Scope and Contents A short note dated Canaan, 16 August 1780 from Andrew Lester to the Honorable Committee of Pay Table requesting that the balance of pay due to him in the service of the Continental Army be paid to Mr. Sofford Stevens. Witnessed by Elisha Baker, Justice of Peace, Canaan, Litchfield County.
Dates: Created: 1780 Aug 16; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1998

Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-56-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History (2011-56-0) is comprised mostly of transcriptions of revolutionary texts. The transcripted texts are: a ledger written by Moses Seymour, a note book created by Elisha Fresbie, a ledger by James Morris Sr., and the Seymour Family papers. There is commentary on the texts inserted into the book by the transcriptionists. There is a table of contents at the front of the book which breaks down the book into very specific sections. After the table of...
Dates: Created: 1776-7; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013

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