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Armstrong family papers

1995-20-0

 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

00-2002-32-0

 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

George Richards sermons and address

00-2010-215-0

 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

Grant Wickwire papers

2010-99-0

 Collection
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

Richard Southall Grant Photographs

1971-33-0

 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

Whittlesey family papers

2001-14-0

 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