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Armstrong family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-20-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Armstrong family of Washington, Conn., centering on James Armstrong (1754-1816). His wife Miriam Mallory Armstrong (1756-1851) was the daughter of Caleb Mallory and Jane Weller Mallory. On Feb. 3, 1780, a little more than four months before Miriam married Armstrong, her parents and three of their grandchildren were murdered in their home by Barnett Davenport, a crime considered to be the first incidence of multiple murder in the United States. A small group of papers regarding...
Dates: Created: 1757-1855; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/1995

Dallas Cline collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2002-32-0
Scope and Contents Four deeds relating to land transactions in Washington, Conn., and Warren, Conn., involving James Osborn, James Barton, Nelson Hull, Frederick Clark, and William Goodrich.
Dates: Created: 1868-1903; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/2004

Richard Southall Grant Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-33-0
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs taken by Richard Southall Grant for Mr. & Mrs. Irving Holley of Torrington. Mr. Grant was a relation of Mr. or Mrs. Holley.
Dates: Created: 1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1971

Newman Hungerford Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 1913-29-1
Content Description Photograph album containing photographs from Harwinton, East Litchfield, Litchfield, Torrington, New Preston, Washington and Hartford Connecticut as well as photographs of Georgia which include formerly enslaved people. The photographs depict buildings, people, and scenes from the various towns. All are identified and most are dated. The majority of photographs are credited to Newman Hungerford, several are credited to H.P Averill. Many of the photographs appear to have been produced as...
Dates: 1901-1913

George Richards sermons and address

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-215-0
Scope and Contents Item 1: sermon delivered Apr. 27, 1862, and Feb. 4, 1866; Item 2: sermon delivered Sep. 14, 1862 prior to the departure of the 19th Regiment; Item 3: address, "How New England Can Hold Its Own," delivered Jan. 21, 1869, in Washington, Conn., at the dedication of Farmers' Hall.
Dates: Created: 1862-1869

Whittlesey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-14-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Whittlesey family, primarily relating to the activities of David Whittlesey (1750-1825), his son David Chester Whittlesey (1803-1880), both of New Preston, (part of Washington), Conn., and David Chester Whittlesey's son John Eliphalet Whittlesey (1830-1910), who served in the Civil War and then settled in Houston, Tex. Also included are papers related to the Hazen, Mitchell, and Titus families of Washington, late 1700s-early 1800s. The collection includes correspondence,...
Dates: Created: 1775-1912; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2002

Grant Wickwire papers

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Identifier: 2010-99-0
Scope and Contents Deeds, promissory notes, and a certificate indicating service in the American Revolution relating to Litchfield, Conn., resident Grant Wickwire (1760-1848).

Grant Wickwire was born in Colchester, Conn. He settled in Litchfield County in 1788. He served in the American Revolution and received a pension. In 1791, he married Sarah Throop (1776-1821), the daughter of William Throop and Eunice Stilson. Grant Wickwire and Sarah Throop Wickwire had thirteen children.
Dates: Created: 1789-1823