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Bartholomew, Milo to the Selectmen of Litchfield


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

Connecticut Mining Company account book


Identifier: 00-1939-23-0
Scope and Contents The Connecticut Mining Company account book (1939-23-0) contains financial records for the years 1858 through 1860. The Connecticut Mining Company was incorporated in 1854 by the state General Assembly with the purpose of exploring for iron, copper and other metals and minerals, and for mining, vending, smelting and working the same. The thiry-five page ledger contains the names of laborers who worked in the mines, as well as their daily wages. Also noted are larger amounts that individuals...
Dates: Created: 1858-1860; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1939

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter records


Identifier: 2011-18-0
Scope and Contents The Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Litchfield, Conn.) records (2011-18-0, .42 linear feet) consist of research reports regarding lists of American Revolutionary War soldiers from Litchfield and surrounding towns; surveys of churches in Litchfield and Morris; grave records; and a 1779 pay abstract relating to the 13th Regiment Connecticut Militia. Many of the records were created by D.A.R. chapters in surrounding areas and presented to the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1905-1936; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Ella A. Pierce diary


Identifier: 00-2011-31-0
Scope and Contents The Ella A. Pierce diary (2011-31-0) contains personal entries for the year 1877. Common entries discuss school, household tasks (such as dusting, washing dishes, baking, and bedmaking), and sewing and quilting. At the time the diary was begun Ella A. Pierce was seventeen years old and living with her mother and siblings in Roxbury, Connecticut. The diary also contains many references to teenage socializing in the nineteenth century, and frequently has passing references to her future husband,...
Dates: Created: 1877; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/2013

Emerette Colt Strong autograph album


Identifier: 00-1972-127-1
Scope and Contents The Emerette Colt Strong autograph album (1972-127-1) contains autographs and verses from fellow classmates at the Connecticut State Normal School in New Britain during the years 1860 and 1861. The album also contains yearly lists of Sunday School students that Mrs. Strong later taught; presumably at the Congregational Church in Winsted, where she was a member. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 3.
Dates: Created: 1860-1912; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1972

Joseph E. Hopkins notebook


Identifier: 00-1956-33-0
Scope and Contents The Joseph E. Hopkins notebook (1956-33-0) contains handwritten notes on the history of the district east of Northfield, Connecticut extending to the Naugatuck River. The notebook was created in 1955 by Joseph E. Hopkins. In addition to general history of the area, the notebook also contains information about the Hopkins family during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Dates: Created: 1955; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1957

Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey papers


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-170-0
Scope and Contents Page signatures and photographs from "Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots buried in Litchfield County," compiled by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey, 1976.
Dates: Created: 1976

Litchfield County American Revolutionary War-era court records


Identifier: 2010-373-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield County American Revolutionary War-era court records primarily relate to Connecticut residents who failed to muster when warned with their respective Connecticut military units. There is a small, but significant, group of case files, land seizure records, and miscellaneous documents. The records cover the period 1774-1781, centering on the years of 1777 through 1779. The records are arranged in two series and include summonses, depositions, executions, dockets, and other...
Dates: Created: 1774-1781; Other: Date acquired: 03/12/2010

Litchfield County deeds


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-171-0
Scope and Contents 9 deeds relating to land transactions in Litchfield County, Conn., 1851-1869.
Dates: Created: 1851-1869

Litchfield County pension records


 Collection — Box: pension records
Identifier: 00-2010-236-0
Scope and Contents On March 8th of 1818, Congress passed an Act of Provisions that allowed Revolutionary War Veterans to file a claim of their outstanding war pensions.  Included here are pension claims filed by the surviving veterans of Litchfield County (1820-1834). In some cases, veterans had to refile for their pensions in subsequent years and used additional supporting evidence and letters of witness to verify their service in the Revolutionary War. The Collection is comprised of three boxes of alphabetized...
Dates: Created: 1820-1834