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Harriet J. Benedict letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-344-0
Scope and Contents Letter written by Harriet J. Tomlinson Benedict (about 1787-1861) from Orange, N.J., to Nancy Walker and Harriet Nettleton in Woodbury, Conn., regarding Harriet's health and other family matters. Benedict was married to Woodbury lawyer Noah Bennet Benedict (1771-1831), daughter of Isaac Tomlinson and Jemima Bacon Tomlinson, and granddaughter of wealthy Woodbury merchant Jabez Bacon (1731-1806).
Dates: Created: 1838 Oct 26; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2012

Deborah Benson collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1994-19-0
Scope and Contents Advertisement (possibly a book mark) for F. L. Wadhams & Sons, Litchfield St., Torrington, Conn.
Dates: Created: circa 1940; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1995

Jane M. Bentley Research Materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1972-64-1 & 2 and 1972-67-0
Scope and Contents The Jane M. Bentley Research Materials collection (1972-64-1; 1972-64-2; 1972-67-0) is a collection of papers, items, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items collected, created, and/or used by Jane Merritt Bentley while researching her Great Great Grandfather Salmon Giddings. Please see the below detailed descriptions for more specific information about the collection and particular information for each item. The collection is housed in 3A Box 34.
Dates: Created: 1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1972

Ebenezer and Anna Benton deed

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-99-0
Scope and Contents A deed from Ebenezer Benton and his wife Anna Benton of Litchfield to William and Phebe Horsford of Litchfield for 14 acres of land in Litchfield. Witnessed by Joseph Sanford, Mehetebel Sanford, and Jacob Woodruff, Justice of Peace.
Dates: Created: 1773 Apr 12

Horatio Benton deed

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-294-0
Scope and Contents Deed to George B. Benton for land in Litchfield, Conn.
Dates: Created: 1840 Sep 10; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/2012

Jane Amelia Benton school book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-90-0
Scope and Contents The Jane Amelia Benton school book (2011-90-0) was kept in 1855. The book contains notes on history lessons that Jane received while attending school in Litchfield in 1855. Her sister Phebe attended school with her at the same time. The book also contains the name of the other pupils in her class. It also identifies the teacher as S.H. Vaill.
Dates: Created: 1855; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2012

Jane Amelia Benton common-school teacher certification

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-350-0
Scope and Contents Certification indicating that Jane Amelia Benton was examined and found qualified to give instruction in a list of subjects as a common-school teacher in the town of Litchfield; signed by a group of school visitors.
Dates: Created: 1856 Nov 22; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/2012

Phebe F. Benton school book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-91-0
Scope and Contents The Phebe F. Benton school book (2011-91-0) was kept in 1855. The book contains notes kept on history lessons that Phebe received whle attending school in Litchfield. Her sister Jane attended school at the same time. The notebook also contains a list of pupils in her class, and identifies the teacher as S.H. Vaill.
Dates: Created: 1855; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2012

Seth F. Benton rewards of merit

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-01-0
Scope and Contents Two Rewards of merit awarded to Seth F. Benton.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Nancy Beveridge collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2001-11-0
Scope and Contents Promotional desk calendar distributed in December by Ernest G. Fritz, jeweler, Litchfield, Conn. 1962.
Dates: Created: 1962; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/2002

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Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826 5
Shepaug Railroad 5
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Stoddard family 5
United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 5
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White, Alain Campbell, 1880-1951 5
Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797 5
Adams family 4
Canfield family 4
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 4
Dana, Richard Henry, 1879-1933 4
Deming, Julius, 1755-1838 4
Dickinson, Anson, 1779-1852 4
Kilbourn family 4
Kilbourn, Dwight C. (Dwight Canfield), 1837-1914 4
Litchfield Historic District Commission 4
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company 4
Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835 4
Yale College (1718-1887) 4
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Beach, Lucy Sheldon, 1788-1889 3
Birge, James, 1758-1850 3
Bissell family 3
Brewster, William J. (William Joseph), 1858-1952 3
Brown family 3
Buel family 3
Buell family 3
Bull, F. Kingsbury (Frederick Kingsbury), 1884-1968 3
Catlin family 3
Connecticut Land Company 3
Deming family 3
Deming, Charlotte, 1868-1963 3
Echo Farm Company 3
First Ecclesiastical Society (Litchfield, Conn.) 3
Gould, James, 1770-1838 3
Guion, George, 1870-1962 3
Hinchman, Ralph P. 3
Kilburn family 3
Litchfield Horse Show Association (Litchfield, Conn.) 3
Litchfield Light Horse (Military unit) 3
Litchfield Summer Theatre (Litchfield, Conn.) 3
Maryland. Treasury Department 3
Morris Academy (Morris, Conn.) 3
Morris, James, 1752-1820 3
New Jersey. Treasury Department 3
Phelps Tavern (Litchfield, Conn.) 3
Plumb, Seth F., 1836-1864 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), 1805-1885 3
Woodruff, George M. (George Morris), 1836-1930 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
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Beach, John, active 1842 2
Beach, Miles, 1743-1828 2
Beckwith, Josiah Gale, 1803-1871 2
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Brace, Charles Loring, 1826-1890 2
Brace, J. (Jonathan), 1810-1877 2
Bradley, Phineas, 1745-1797 2
Bramley, Malcolm 2
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Brooks, Whitney L. 2
Buel, Henry Wadhams, 1820-1893 2
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Bull, Dorothy, 1887-1934 2
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