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Elijah Adams letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-92-0
Scope and Contents Elijah Adams, Esq. in Fishkill, New York writes to Asa Bacon, Esq. in Litchfield about a meeting at Col. Benjamin Tallmadge's house. Provides recollections about a business arrangement involving Judge Reeve, Uriel Holmes, Frederick Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge Ezekiel Lewis, John Landon, Aaron Smith and Julius Deming. Gives an account of attempts to collect a debt from Aaron Smith.
Dates: Created: 1824 Dec 13

Adams family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Scope and Contents The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Joseph Adams from family members and members of the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

Adams family genealogy

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-119-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Adams family of Litchfield, including Joseph Adams (1764-1856); one of his sons, Charles Adams (1805-1883); and others, consisting primarily of genealogical materials and obituaries.
Dates: Created: 1829-circa 1900

Cyrus Alden letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1930-28-0
Scope and Contents Cyrus Alden in Litchfield writes to his brother Thomas Alden in Bridgewater, Mass. describing his trip to Litchfield and New HavenĀ  and study and expenses at Judge Reeve's Law School.
Dates: Created: 1808 Sep 25; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1929

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield records

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Identifier: 2010-164-0
Scope and Contents Records of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Litchfield are in two series. Series 1. Thomas Babbitt, chairman: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, drawings, and other materials. Series 2. Barbara MacDonald, commission member: Correspondence, minutes, subject files, decals, ephemera, a photograph, drawings, publications, and other materials. Also included are objects, such as a key chain, a bumper sticker, and playing cards.
Dates: Created: 1974-1977

John Quincy Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-53-0
Scope and Contents The John Quincy Ames papers (1834-1923) consist of his Civil War discharge papers, pension papers regarding his widow and two children, and four family photos. Ames was born in Morris, Conn., (then Litchfield South Farms) in 1845. In 1864, he enlisted in the army, serving in 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Co. A, during the United States Civil War. He was mustered out in 1865. He lived and worked in Salisbury, Conn., until moving to a farm on Beach Street in Litchfield in 1885. He married...
Dates: Created: 1834-1923; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2005

Charles B. Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-16-0
Scope and Contents The Charles Bartlett Andrews papers (2011-16-0, .42 linear feet) document Charles B. Andrews (1834-1902), who was a lawyer, governor of Connecticut, and chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, consist of letters regarding men who sought or were recommended for government positions or assistance, other correspondence, legal opinions, petitions, drafts and working papers, printed materials related to court matters and the Connecitcut Republican party, and other documents. Andrews was...
Dates: Created: 1860-1903; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Armstrong family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-20-0
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

Horace Atwood letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-73-0
Scope and Contents Letter from Horace S. Atwood in Boonsboro, Maryland dated 14 June 1826 to Guy Walker in St. Augustine, East Florida. Mr. Atwood is considering traveling to Florida and requests information about the area. His health has improved since leaving Woodbury.
Dates: Created: 1826 Jan 14

Asa Bacon letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-150-0
Scope and Contents Two letters from Asa Bacon of Litchfield, Conn., to his cousin, Peyton Randolph Gilbert of Hebron, Conn., primarily relating to the deaths of Bacon's three sons.
Dates: Created: 1850

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