Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Daybook of Samuel M. Ensign (2013-136-0) of South Farms (now Morris) section of Litchfield. It covers a store selling dry goods, groceries,and liquor from 1833-1834. Currently housed in 3B Box 30.
Dates: Created: 1833-1834; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2015
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents An account Book (1907-18-0) was partially used by Bishop Silvanus to record the accounts of the Second Episcopal Society. The volume also contains the title, "John Kilborn’s Day Book.” The Episcopal Society accounts recorded include expenses such as work on the steeple. John Kilborn's day book records matters such as silk and tobacco. The item is currently housed in 3B Box 110.
Dates: Created: 1760-1815; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907
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 book of Sherman Frisbie (1973-70-0) of Milton, Connecticut. Includes grocery accounts, smoking hams, work for Milton Congregational Church, and others. Currently housed in 3B Box 29.
Dates: Created: 1823-1860; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1973
Scope and Contents The Silas E. Cheney account book (1973-6-0) contains records for the years 1848-1856. Silas E. Cheney (1821-1874) was the son of Litchfield furniture maker Silas Ely Cheney and his wife Mary Young Cheney. During the 1840s and 1850s Silas operated a store in Litchfield. The account book indicates that the business dealt in general goods as well as foodstuffs. In the late 1850s Silas and his brother Edward relocated to New York where they briefly worked from their brother-in-law Horace Greeley....
Dates: Created: 1848-1856; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/1972
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Elisha Sill (1730-1808) of Goshen, Conn., consist of his diary and account book, 1771-1783, and his copy of a 1776 letter to Col. Oliver Wolcott in which he asked to be relieved of service. The collection also includes two 1774 letters from committees of correspondence and papers related to Dr. Sill's son Elisha Eaton Sill (1774-1812) and grandson William Eaton Sill (1806-1888). After graduating from Yale College in 1754, Dr. Sill settled in Goshen, Conn. and eastablished a...
Dates: Created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Account book and daybook detailing goods—such as wood, grains, dairy products, and meat and poultry—sold by Bateman Smith to customers primarily in Litchfield South Farms, now Morris, Conn., and his transport of goods for hire, generally from New Haven to the Litchfield area. Also some miscellaneous business and other papers.
Dates: Created: 1818-1867; Other: Date acquired: 12/11/2011
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Hiram S. Spencer Ledger collection (2011-35-0) is a personal account book that was used by Hiram S. Spencer. The book has records of money received and given ranging from purchasing wagon irons to receiving money for “five days works haying.” Spencer served in Company A, Second Regiment, C.V. Heavy Artillery, from 1862-65, but there are no Civil War expenditures or notations in the ledger. Currently housed in 3A Box 22.
Dates: Created: 1822-1866; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2008
Scope and Contents Inscribed on the inside front cover " T. Loveland Ledger A", this account book (1971-49-0) probably belonged to Theron J. Loveland, who lived in the Bantam section of Litchfield. Work done by Loveland included house painting, paper hanging, and graining. Currently housed in 3B Box 110.
Dates: Created: 1875-1889; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1970
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