Merchants -- Connecticut -- Litchfield
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents On April 8, 1922, Martin J. Donahue opened a clothing and shoe store called Donahue's in L. R. Denegar's former location in the Beach block on West St. In March, 1936, he became postmaster of Litchfield. He died in 1946. The records consist of customer account cards, 1922-1937.
Dates: Created: 1922-1937; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1994
Scope and Contents Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867);...
Dates: Created: 1797-1971; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003
Scope and Contents One box of note cards illustrated with Ronald Lee Anderson (1929-2002) paintings; 10 day books, 1 price list, and 1 repair ledger of antiques dealer Floyd Thoms.
Dates: Created: 1945-1975; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2010
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Account books (2010-92-0) recording groceries and dry goods sold from Edward O. Peck's store. Book II is a ledger, with names of accounts from 1850 to 1873; Book I is a day book covering the period Sept. 1853 to July 1854. Peck (1822-1879) formed a partnership with Benjamin S. Pendleton, a butcher, in 1849 to sell meat and groceries on West Street in Litchfield, Conn. Sometime after 1851, Pendleton left for California, where he died in 1859. Late in the 1850s, Peck became deputy sheriff in...
Dates: Created: 1850-1873; Other: Date acquired: 10/03/2011
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948
Scope and Contents Account books (1970-87-0) kept by George W. Wheeler and his brother Solomon M. Wheeler for a grocery store in Litchfield. The day book, July 6, 1874-Feb 27, 1875 lists sales for each day. The ledger, 1872-1875, lists individual accounts by name with an index in the front. Day book entries are recorded in the ledger. Currently housed in 3B Box 107.
Dates: Created: 1872-1875; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1970