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Woodruff family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own notes...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

Lewis Woodruff company order

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1941-12-0
Scope and Contents Order dated 1 Oct 1844 from S.H. Williams, Captain of Company D. 115th Regiment, New York State Infantry to Lewis Woodruff, to appear for company parades in New York City. Signed by Ensign N. Prangon, Warning Officer.
Dates: Created: 1844 Oct 1; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1941

Theodore D. Woolsey letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-254-0
Scope and Contents Letter from Yale College president Theodore D. Woolsey to Joseph Eldredge, in which he notifies Eledredge of a meeting of the Corporation of Yale College.
Dates: Created: 1854 Apr 10

Lyman Wooster and Mary C. Wooster deed

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-338-0
Scope and Contents Deed to James B. Peck for land in Litchfield, Conn.
Dates: Created: 1840 Nov 10; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2012

World War I draft lottery numbers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1922-38-0
Scope and Contents Three numbers used in the three draft lotteries held during World War I attached to an illustrated, explanatory brochure created by Capt. Charles R. Morris. Also includes correspondence from Elbert B. Hamlin, who procured the numbers from Morris and donated them to the Litchfield Historical Society, and from Morris in response to Hamlin's request.
Dates: Created: 1922; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/1924

John Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-22-0
Scope and Contents The John Wright Collection (1715-1853) [1982-22-0] consists of papers related to the Bostwick, Buck, Canfield, Ferriss, Hine, McEuen, Northrop, Taylor, and Treadwell families; lawyer Partridge Thacher; and others living in New Milford, Conn. It also includes papers related to New Preston Society. Included in the papers is correspondence; deeds; notes, orders, receipts and other business records; leases; subscription lists; account books, and other documents. The collection is arranged in 14...
Dates: Created: 1715-1892; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

Samuel Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-26-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel Wright...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

William Wright slave deed

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-339-0
Scope and Contents Deed to James Green for "a certain Negro Boy named Charles about twenty years old (no warrantee of soundness)" for and in consideration of $850. Signed and dated in Savannah, Ga.
Dates: Created: 1853 Aug 9; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2012

Blank Writ of Attachment

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2012-40-0
Scope and Contents A blank writ of attachment (2012-40-0) from the 1870s from the Connecticut Superior Court. On the back is written in ink, "Wolcott Library."
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in ca. 1870

Clair F. Yohe address

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-255-0
Scope and Contents Address given by Rev. Clair F. Yohe on the occasion of the celebration in Litchfield, Conn., of the tercentary of the founding of Connecticut.
Dates: Created: 1935 Jul 28

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Shepaug Railroad 5
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United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 5
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Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 4
Dana, Richard Henry, 1879-1933 4
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Litchfield Historic District 4
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad 4
Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835 4
White, Alain Campbell 4
Yale College (1718-1887) 4
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Connecticut Land Company 3
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Deming, Charlotte, 1868-1963 3
Dickinson, Anson, 1779-1852 3
Echo Farm Company 3
First Ecclesiastical Society (Litchfield, Conn.) 3
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Guion, George, 1870-1962 3
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Litchfield Horse Show Association 3
Litchfield Light Horse 3
Litchfield Summer Theatre 3
Maryland. Treasury Dept. 3
Morris Academy (Morris, Conn.) 3
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Phelps Tavern 3
Plumb, Seth F. 3
Seymour, Moses 3
Shepaug Valley Railroad 3
St. Paul's Parish (Bantam, Conn.) 3
United States. Continental Army 3
United States. Continental Congress 3
Webster family 3
Woodruff, George C. (George Catlin) 3
Adams, Joseph, 1764-1856 2
Aerotherm Corporation 2
American National Red Cross 2
Anderson, Ronald Lee, 1929-2002 2
Andrews, Charles Bartlett, 1836-1902 2
Babbitt, Thomas 2
Baldwin family 2
Baldwin, William F., approximately 1820- 2
Beach, John, active 1842 2
Beach, Miles, 1743-1828 2
Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1803-1871 2
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Bolles, Ebenezer, 1764-1826 2
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Bradley, Phineas, 1745-1797 2
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Brooks, Whitney L. 2
Buel, Henry Wadhams, 1820-1893 2
Buel, William, 1767-1851 2
Buell, Alice Eliza 2
Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 2
Camp Columbia (Morris, Conn.) 2
Camp family 2
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