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Abraham Lincoln note

00-1912-29-0

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Identifier: 00-1912-29-0
Scope and Contents A small note from A. Lincoln to L. Wessells, pro marshal 4th Dist Conn. for the release of John H. Bostwick of Salisbury, a deserter from the draft.
Dates: Created: 1865 Feb 13; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1912

Adams family collection

1970-35-1

 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

Beebe family papers

1918-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After serving...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Bissell family collection

1949-24-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Bissell and Bissell-Baldwin families, including family members, friends, and business associates. The collection consists of correspondence, business records, account books, and other records. Isaac Bissell (1682-1744) moved to Litchfield in 1723, where he owned a 60th share, approximately 700 acres. He was the father of ten children, including Benjamin (1717-1747) and Zebulon (1724-1777). The Bissells were farmers, although there is little material in the Society's...
Dates: Created: 1760-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1949

Capt. Mackenzie message to the Confederates

00-2010-284-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-284-0
Scope and Contents Message to the Confederates, Norfolk, Va., in answer to to our terms of surrender, signed Capt. Mackenzie. The message could be a copy of an original, and "Capt. Mackenzie" could be Capt. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, who commanded the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery in 1864.
Dates: Created: [1864?]; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

Charles B. Andrews speeches

00-2010-147-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-147-0
Scope and Contents Two speeches given by Gov. Charles B. Andrews of Litchfield, Conn., one in Wolcottville, Conn., on Sep 10, 1879 and one in Hartford on Sep 17, 1879.
Dates: Created: 1879

Charles E. Plumb letter

00-2010-289-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-289-0
Scope and Contents Letter written from Washington [Conn.?] to his "brother," who he has recently heard was not hurt during the battle of Cold Harbor. He is grateful his brother and other brother, Seth, have thus far escaped unharmed. Also writes about his activities in Washington and health. Photocopy.
Dates: Created: 1864 Jun 26; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011

Civil War covers collection

1900-44-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1900-44-0
Scope and Contents Approximately 350 United States Civil War covers, including eagles, cartoons, banners and shields, flags, State of Connecticut and City of Hartford seals, men and women, and other designs.
Dates: Created: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1900

Civil War soldier absentee voter registration list

00-2010-281-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-281-0
Scope and Contents Lists date when received, name of soldier voting, town where he claimed the right to vote, company letter, and regiment, battery, or battalion number.
Dates: Created: 1864 Aug; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2011

Civil War soldier letter

00-2010-286-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-286-0
Scope and Contents Letter, addressed to "Sir," is missing its final page(s) and writer is unknown. It is written on 8th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers stationery and is sent from camp near Portsmouth, Va. The writer provides description of military activities.
Dates: Created: 1863 Jul 23; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011

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