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Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

1950-01-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial and...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Henry B. Graves papers

00-1971-43-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1971-43-0
Scope and Contents Three account books , notes, and correspondence related to the law practice of Henry B. Graves of Litchfield, Conn. The account books are currently stored in 3B Box 21.
Dates: Created: 1843-1883; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1971

James Smith collection

00-1996-23-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1996-23-0
Scope and Contents Calling card of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah White; business cards of Dwight C. Kilbourn and David A. Bradley, all undated.
Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1996

John Wright collection

1982-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-22-0
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in 14...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

Litchfield County Bar Association Records

00-1965-24-0

 Collection — Box: 3A Box 5
Identifier: 00-1965-24-0
Scope and Contents This single volume record book contains various information pertaining to the Litchfield County Bar Association. The first entry is dated December 1796. The volume includes entries by various secretaries documenting rules for admission to practice, resolves, and fees. Adonijah Strong is the first party listed as Chairman, and Frederick Wolcott the first as Clerk of the Bar. It establishes a fee schedule for the Court of Common Pleas and the Superior Court. It provides listings of students...
Dates: Created: 1793-1886; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1965

Litchfield county law notes

00-1996-13-0-2

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1996-13-0-2
Scope and Contents A small notebook with lists of legal cases and payments. There is no name for the lawyer but names in many of the cases involve Litchfield (Conn.) people.
Dates: Created: circa 1784; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1997

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

Origen S. Seymour letter

00-2010-185-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-185-0
Scope and Contents Origen S. Seymour writes to the distributors of the estate of Samuel R. Hills to offer opinions about matters pertaining to the distribution of the estate.
Dates: Created: 1875 Aug 3

Ryan Family Papers 1

1997-11-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-11-0
Scope and Contents Ryan Family Papers 1 (1915-1986), consisting of music manuscripts, lyrics and poetry, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and a biographical documentation. Thomas Ryan (1872-1933) was born in Ireland and moved to the United States as an infant with his mother. He took up acting and singing, but embarked on a law career, studying in Torrington, Conn., and graduating from Yale Law School in 1897. In 1899, he pursued mining in Arizona, California, and Mexico. After his fortunes failed,...
Dates: Created: 1915-1986; Other: Date acquired: 03/07/1998

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...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948