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Almira A. Bissell notebook


Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Beebe family papers


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

Benjamin Tallmadge collection


Identifier: 1933-19-0
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Tallmadge Collection documents the personal life and professional career of Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge through his correspondence as well as his legal, financial, and personal papers.  An army officer, chief intelligence officer, and organizer of the Culper spy ring during the Revolutionary War, Tallmadge became a businessman and U.S. Representative from Connecticut in Congress after the war.The collection contains Tallmadge's duplicate original letters to George...
Dates: Created: 1777-1864; Other: Majority of material found in 1778-1833; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1933

Brig. Gen. James Hamilton receipt


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-11-0
Scope and Contents Brigadier General James Hamilton's receipt for 208 rations of provisions received of Jonathan Clarke, Asst. Commissary General for the convention troops, for the use of Hamilton, commencing 1 March & ending 3 April. Dated Cambridge, New England 3 April 1778.
Dates: Created: 1778 Apr 3

Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution collection


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1992-43-0
Scope and Contents Letter written by Elizabeth C. Barney Buel, State Regent, 1922; scrapbook regarding Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey, 1976; letter written by Mabel S. Haley, 1981.
Dates: Created: 1922-1981; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1992

Currency collection


Identifier: X1986-05-0
Scope and Contents A collection of paper money, including notes issued by banks, businesses, and other institutions; the colonies and states; the Confederate States of America; and foreign governments; and United States Continental currency and fractional currency.
Dates: Created: 1760-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1985

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

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers


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

Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1955-37-0
Scope and Contents The Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal (1955-37-0) contain tables documenting the number of men in Captain Seymour's militia under Elisha Sheldon from October 25th to December 25th 1776. The tables break the numbers of men down into the number sick, discharged, fit for duty, dead, etc. There are also very small entries tracking the movement of the militia, and there are also accounts of rations and money spent. There are also a number of diary entries detailing military activity for the same...
Dates: Created: 1776 Oct 25 - 1776 Dec 25; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1955

Elisha Sill family papers


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

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