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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

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 Haven  and study and expenses at Judge Reeve's Law School.
Dates: Created: 1808 Sep 25; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1929

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

Joseph Barber letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-97-0
Scope and Contents Joseph Barber in Ashfield (Mass.) writes to John Slater in Slatersville, Rhode Island about a possible site for a mill. He describes Little Falls, New York on the Mohawk River and describes the village houses and businesses. He includes information about water privileges, turnpikes, and plots of land.
Dates: Created: 1823 Oct 3

Lucy Sheldon Beach letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-56-0
Scope and Contents Lucy Sheldon in New York writes to her mother Huldah Sheldon (Mrs. Daniel) in Litchfield about her trip by coach to New Haven and then by packet boat to New York. She gives her impressions of life in the city.
Dates: Created: 1810 Nov 29; Other: Date acquired: 09/11/2009

Bird family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1960-21-0
Scope and Contents Letters and deeds of the Bird family, mostly John Bird and Dr. Seth Bird.
Dates: Created: 1733-1825; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1959

John Bradstreet letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-102-0
Scope and Contents John Bradstreet writes in Jan. or Feb. 1756 to Peter Van Brugh Livingston complaining that a man named Quackenbush has orders from "the General" [William Shirley] and Livingston to take sole management of the construction of additional whale boats at Schenectady. Bradstreet believes that the job is his alone and requests confirmation. Letter endorsed as received February 6.
Dates: Created: 1756 Jan/Feb

W. Bristol note

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1966-05-0
Scope and Contents A note from W. Bristol to Aaron Burr asking for Burr to peruse some claims and edit them. A. Burr replies in pencil with a suggestion to put his [Bristol's] name as Proctor to the claim of Jewett. There is no specific information as to the claims that may have been attached to the note.
Dates: Created: 1816 Apr 12; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1965

Aaron Burr letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-63-0
Scope and Contents Letter from Aaron Burr in New York dated 17 May 1820 to George Marsh in Albany regarding business arrangements and George Marsh's good fortune in Albany.
Dates: Created: 1820 May 17

Edith E. Caldwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-138-0
Scope and Contents The Edith E. Caldwell Papers (2011-138-0) consist of personal papers of Edith E. Caldwell and her parents William A. Caldwell and Mary R. Caldwell, as well as legal correspondence and filings pertaining to a lawsuit between Edith E. Caldwell and Joseph Peszensky. Edith E. Caldwell was born in 1885, the daughter of William A. and Mary R. Caldwell.  She was raised in Litchfield and attended the Eastman National Business College in Poughkeepsie, New York around 1904.  She held various jobs in...
Dates: Created: 1898-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2010