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Letter of Dr. Jonathan Brace

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-157-0
Scope and Contents Item is labeled "Letter of Dr. Jonathan Brace" and gives biographical information.
Dates: Created: undated

Carte de Visite, Elizabeth "Betsy" Doane Brace

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2012-63-0
Scope and Contents Carte de Visite of Elizabeth "Betsy" Doane Brace, 2012-63-0.  There are two other items with this photograph, an envelope and a small piece of paper, both with identification and information hand-written in pencil.  The photograph is small and set inside an oval border.  The photographer is identified on the back of the carte de visite as "F. FORSHEW/HUDSON, N.Y." Betsy Brace was the wife of Abel Brace.  She is the maker of the "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" in the museum collection. Betsey...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2014

Jonathan Brace letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-158-0
Scope and Contents Jonathan Brace writes from Milford, Conn., to Rev. L. W. Bacon with biographical information.
Dates: Created: 1859 Apr 18

Abraham Bradley account

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-64-0
Scope and Contents A fragment of a page of an account apparently by Abraham Bradley, Society treasurer. Signed by Oliver Wolcott and Lynde Lord, Society Committee in Litchfield in [missing] 1773, and in Jan 1777 by Reuben Smith and Edward Phelps, Committee & Abraham Bradley, treasurer.There are expenses for Rate Bill collection by Thomas Catlin, abatements, and receipt for [Rev. Judah] Champion's salary.
Dates: Created: 1773-1777

Phineas Bradley Day Book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1978-23-203
Scope and Contents The Phineas Bradley Day Book (1978-23-203) records daily business transactions from 1791-1795 for a store Bradley operated in Litchfield, Connecticut. The items listed in the day book are primarily spirits and medicinal items. Other items are sold as well including raisins and tea. Entries in the day book correspond to entries in his ledger. Currently housed in 3B Box 20.
Dates: Created: 1792-1794; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/1978

Phineas Bradley Ledger

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-30-0
Scope and Contents The Phineas Bradley Ledger (1953-30-0) records business transactions from 1791-1794 for a store he operated in Litchfield, Connecticut. In the front of the ledger there is an index which was added later. The ledger is arranged by customer, with their expenses on one side and forms of payment on the opposite page. Bradley does not itemize items in the ledger, referring to most purchases as “sundries.” The entries are more specific in his day book and correspond to entries in the Ledger. ...
Dates: Created: 1791-1794; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/2011

Bradleyville Forge property title abstract

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-74-0
Scope and Contents "Abstract of title to forge property in Bradleyville made by G.C. Woodruff in 1831." A chart of the owners from 11 Feb. 1729 to 6 Feb. 1837.
Dates: Created: 1729-1837

John Bradstreet letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-102-0
Scope and Contents John Bradstreet writes in Jan. or Feb. 1756 to Peter Van Brugh Livingston complaining that a man named Quackenbush has orders from "the General" [William Shirley] and Livingston to take sole management of the construction of additional whale boats at Schenectady. Bradstreet believes that the job is his alone and requests confirmation. Letter endorsed as received February 6.
Dates: Created: 1756 Jan/Feb

Christopher Brady certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-91-0
Scope and Contents A certificate about the Revolutionary War service of Christopher Brady, residing in Cheshire (Conn.). The certificate is written by William Munson, formerly a Captain in General Moses Hazen's Regiment. Brady's name may also be written Prady in the muster rolls.
Dates: Created: 1823 Feb 20

Edward J. Brady collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-82-0
Scope and Contents In the 1950s, Brady, an employee of what was then the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad (commonly referred to as the New Haven) and is now part of Amtrak, developed an interest in the Shepaug railroad branch. He acquired original New Haven records that provide detailed documentation of the crossings, bridges, and abutting structures. Records also document original rights of way and the New Haven's unsuccessful and successful petitions to abandon the line in the 1930s and 1940s. In...
Dates: Created: 1897-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003

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Echo Farm Company 3
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Maryland. Treasury Dept. 3
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Phelps Tavern 3
Plumb, Seth F. 3
Seymour, Moses 3
Shepaug Valley Railroad 3
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Webster family 3
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Aerotherm Corporation 2
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Anderson, Ronald Lee, 1929-2002 2
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Beach, Miles, 1743-1828 2
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Buel, William, 1767-1851 2
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