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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921
Newman Hungerford Photograph Album
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...
Benjamin Tallmadge collection
Scope and Contents The Benjamin Tallmadge Collection documents the personal life and professional career of Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge through his correspondence as well as his legal, financial, and personal papers. An army officer, chief intelligence officer, and organizer of the Culper spy ring during the Revolutionary War, Tallmadge became a businessman and U.S. Representative from Connecticut in Congress after the war.The collection contains Tallmadge's duplicate original letters to George...
Dates: Created: 1777-1864; Other: Majority of material found in 1778-1833; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1933