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Bartholomew, Milo to the Selectmen of Litchfield

2015-08-0

 Item
Identifier: 2015-08-0
Dates: 1844-05-20

Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers

1995-15-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-15-0
Scope and Contents The Beach, Webster, and Dickinson families papers (1995-15-0, 4.59 linear feet) relate to three associated Litchfield, Conn., families. In 1916, Bessie Rachel Beach (1893-1976) married Leonard Dickinson (1895-1946). The parents of Bessie were Milo D. Beach (1861-1959) and Louisa Webster Beach (1862-1951). A large part of the collection consists of genealogical information culled from a variety of sources. Original materials include marriage certificates; correspondence; mortgages and deeds;...
Dates: Created: 1791-1990; Other: Date acquired: 05/12/1995

Elisha Sill family papers

1997-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Elisha Sill (1730-1808) of Goshen, Conn., consist of his diary and account book, 1771-1783, and his copy of a 1776 letter to Col. Oliver Wolcott in which he asked to be relieved of service. The collection also includes two 1774 letters from committees of correspondence and papers related to Dr. Sill's son Elisha Eaton Sill (1774-1812) and grandson William Eaton Sill (1806-1888). After graduating from Yale College in 1754, Dr. Sill settled in Goshen, Conn. and eastablished a...
Dates: Created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999

Erastus Lyman papers

00-1982-16-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1982-16-0
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

Family histories collection

1951-29-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-29-0
Scope and Contents The Family histories collection consists of genealogical reports written by eighth grade students in Litchfield, Warren, Morris, and Goshen, Conn. They were written at the request of the curator of the Litchfield Historical Society. The histories were written by three different groups of eighth graders: Litchfield Junior High School, 1951-1952; Litchfield Junior High School, 1956; and Wamogo High School, 1958, and are arranged alphabetically by family name as provided on the report.
Dates: Created: 1951-1958; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1951

Lee Losee collection

00-1996-21-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1996-21-0
Scope and Contents Philo H. Cummings to Miss J. A. Edmonds, Aug. 3, 1859.
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1996

Miscellaneous deed collection

00-1975-69-3

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1975-69-3
Scope and Contents Eight deeds for land in Goshen, Conn. and Winchester, Conn.; one deed for a cemetery plot; and one survey of land in Goshen
Dates: Created: 1847-1888; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

Moses Lyman papers

00-1985-25-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1985-25-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Moses Lyman (1768-1844) of Goshen, Conn., consisting of a document related to the Litchfield and Canaan turnpike road, a land survey of Ivy Mountain, and an agreement with Benjamin Palmer to dismantle and rebuild his house. The Palmer agreement is four pages and quite detailed, specifying building materials and techniques, costs, and a schedule for completion.
Dates: Created: 1799-1832; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1948

Nelson Brewster papers

1971-42-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-42-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Nelson Brewster (1793?-1850), a lawyer who resided in Goshen, Conn. The papers consist of approximately 125 items, including legal records, bank reports, and similar documents. Included in the collection is a set of papers (23 items) related to the administration of Putnam Bailey's estate, 1840-1841. Bailey was a successful merchant and postmaster in North Goshen and left an estate of approximately $50,000. The estate required several years for settlement. The reports to Brewster...
Dates: Created: 1811-1855; Other: Date acquired: 01/11/1971

Papers regarding Litchfield County

00-1973-30-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1973-30-0
Scope and Contents Collection of papers related to Litchfield County, including bills, receipts, correspondence, deeds, judicial records, ephemera, and other documents. Towns represented include Goshen, Torrington, and Winchester.
Dates: Created: 1866-1902; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1973