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Military commissions

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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Beebe family papers


Identifier: 1918-19-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Beebe family of Litchfield, Conn., centering on Bezaleel Beebe, his father, and his descendents. The papers consist of correspondence, deeds, business records, military records, and other documents. The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Beebe, Bezaleel military papers Series 3: Other papers Bezaleel Beebe was born in 1741 in Litchfield, Conn., a son of Ebenezer Beebe (1716-1744) and Bethiel Osborn Beebe Peck (1722-1816). After...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Truman Buell family papers


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-270-0
Scope and Contents The Truman Buell family papers relate to the Buell family of Litchfield, Conn., and consist primarily of deeds. There are also bills, receipts, estate documents, and other items. Truman Buell (1786-1867) was a son of Ebenezer Buell (1747-1823) and Hannah Plumb (1749-1835). Deeds document a number of Ebenezer's land acquisitions. In the 1800s, he sold or transferred property to Truman and his other sons. Truman married Nancy Hinman (1785-1866), who was a daughter of Wait Hinman (1748-1846)...
Dates: Created: 1781-1905; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2011

Ephraim Carter family papers


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-35-0
Scope and Contents

Various documents of Ephraim Carter (1746-1823) & his son Ezra (1773-1811); William C. Carter and Horace E. Carter, sons of Ezra.

Dates: Created: 1797-1826

William Clark military commission


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-107-0
Scope and Contents

William Clark is commissioned as Ensign of the Eighth Company of the Second Regiment of Infantry of Connecticut Militia. Signed by Oliver Wolcott, Captain-General and Commander in Chief of Connecticut and Thomas Day, Secretary at New Haven, 20 May 1820.

Dates: Created: 1820 May 20

Stephen Clarke military commission


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1919-36-0
Scope and Contents

Roger Griswold, Captain-General and Commander in Chief in and over the State of Connecticut commissions Stephen Clarke as Cornet of the Fourth Company of the 6th Regiment Connecticut Cavalry. Dated from New Haven, Conn.

Dates: Created: 1811 Oct 10; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1918

Connecticut. Governor (1754-1766: Fitch). Commission form


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1942-11-0
Scope and Contents

A blank form, signed by Thomas Fitch, Captain-General and Governor in Chief in the Colony of Connecticut and by George Wyllys, Secretary of State, used to appoint a person into a Company in a Regiment of Foot guard.

Dates: Created: 1762; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1941

Eleazer Curtiss Jr. military commission


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-126-0
Scope and Contents

Governor Jonathan Trumbull authorizes Eleazer Curtiss, Jr. to enlist a company of 100 men to defend the colony for a period of 7 months.

Dates: Created: 1 May 1775

Stephen Dodge military commission


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-80-0
Scope and Contents

Stephen Dodge's commission as 2d Lieutenant in a Company of the First Battalion. Signed at Hartford by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain-General and Commander in Chief of Connecticut; and George Wyllys, Secretary.

Dates: Created: 1777 Jun 10; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1855

Benjamin Gibbs, Jr. military commission


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-133-0
Scope and Contents

Benjamin Gibbs Jr. commissioned as Ensign in the 11th Company in the 17th Regiment of Connecticut. Signed by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain-General and Commander in Chief in and over the State of Connecticut. Dated at Hartford, 4 June 1783.

Dates: Created: 1783 Jun 4

John Griswold military commission


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1992-39-0
Scope and Contents

John Griswold appointed as Corporal in the 8th Company of ___ Regiment. Signed at Litchfield by Nathaniel Goodwin. Note: part of the document is missing.

Dates: Created: 1816 Nov 11; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1991