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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Armstrong family papers


Identifier: 1995-20-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Armstrong family of Washington, Conn., centering on James Armstrong (1754-1816). His wife Miriam Mallory Armstrong (1756-1851) was the daughter of Caleb Mallory and Jane Weller Mallory. On Feb. 3, 1780, a little more than four months before Miriam married Armstrong, her parents and three of their grandchildren were murdered in their home by Barnett Davenport, a crime considered to be the first incidence of multiple murder in the United States. A small group of papers...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1757-1855; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/1995

Abraham Bradley account


Identifier: 00-2010-64-0

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 and Abraham Bradley, treasurer.There are expenses for Rate Bill collection by Thomas Catlin, abatements, and receipt for [Rev. Judah] Champion's salary.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1773-1777

Grant family papers


 Collection — 1914-15-0 Grant Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3
Identifier: 1914-15-0

Papers relating to the Grant family of Litchfield, including Hannah Grant (1785-1871) and her children Charles William (1810-1881), David McNeil (1812-1885), Harriet Lucretia (1814-1892), and John Mason (1817-1878).  The collection is mostly comprised of family correspondence, but also includes various school lessons and papers, family account records, and real estate records.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1817-1869; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1897

Elihu Harrison papers


Identifier: 1953-02-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Elihu Harrison (1797-1855) consist primarily of his business papers including bills, accounts, receipts, and orders. Elihu Harrison was a storekeeper and business man in Litchfield, first in the South Farms section (now the town of Morris) and later, about 1825, in the center of Litchfield. From the goods he purchased from wholesale merchants in New Haven and New York, it is evident that he ran a general store, selling a variety of dry goods, hardware, and groceries. The...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1812-1848; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

Erastus Lyman papers


Identifier: 00-1982-16-0
Scope and Contents The Erastus Lyman papers (1982-16-0, .21 linear feet) relate to merchant Erastus Lyman (1773-1854) of Goshen, Conn., members of the family of his wife, Abigail Starr Lyman (1778-1855), including her sister Lucretia Starr Root (1770-1858), niece Lucretia Root Brewster (1808-1875), grandnephew Ephraim Starr Brewster (1835-1864), and others. The collection consists of a bill of sale, deeds, accounts, and an inventory of the estate of Hannah Beach Starr (1745-1826), who was the mother of...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1786-1891; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

Mansion House statement


Identifier: 00-1979-29-0
Scope and Contents

Statement from the Mansion House to the Town of Litchfield.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1877 May 1; Other: Date acquired: 03/05/1980

Harley Morse probate account


Identifier: 00-2011-40-0
Scope and Contents

The Harley Morse probate account (2011-40-0) is a handwritten record of the cash estate of Harley Morse after his death on December 21, 1870. The notebook contains entries beginning January 3, 1771 noting the monetary activities of the estate at the First National Bank in Litchfield. Also in the notebook are several receipts concerning the funeral and burial of Harley Morse, as well as other items relating to his estate.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1871; Other: Date acquired: 10/05/2011

Olive Branch Lodge, No. 61 (Goshen, Conn.) records


Identifier: 00-1972-117-3
Scope and Contents

Records, including minutes, accounts, and members, of the Lodge in Goshen (Conn.). The mother lodge was St. Paul's Lodge in Litchfield. Also a brief history of the Lodge by James R. Case.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1821-1829; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1971

Doctor Joseph Parker account


Identifier: 00-2009-76-0
Scope and Contents

Dr. Joseph Parker's account for visits, advice, and treatment of Samuel Barnard and family. Dr. Barnard and the Barnards lived in the South Farms section of Litchfield.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1817-1828

William R. Phillips expense report


Identifier: 00-2010-208-0
Scope and Contents

Undated (possibly late 1800s) listing of expenses by William R. Phillips, deputy sheriff.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: undated