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 Subject
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Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Writ, Johnston, James vs. Smith, Reuben

00-1993-26-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1993-26-0
Scope and Contents

This Writ (1993-26-0) is from a lawsuit between James Johnston and Reuben Smith, regarding a debt of $200 pounds.  The document, dated November 19, 1788,  begins with an order to the local constables from the presiding Justice of the Peace, Isaac Pardes, to summon Reuben Smith to appear before the Court of Common Pleas.  It then continues three years later, In Litchfield Superior Court regarding a bond between Johnston and Smith.

Dates: Created: 1788-1791; Other: Majority of material found in November 19, 1788; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1992

Litchfield (Conn.). Town records

2011-22-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-22-0
Scope and Contents

Series 1 is records (2011-22-0, .42 linear feet) that consist  of orders signed by the selectmen of Litchfield, Conn., naming an administrator, or overseer, who was typically a responsible town resident, to direct and oversee the affairs of a potentially indigent town resident. The collection also includes bills submitted to the town for expenses rendered by  overseers, merchants, and institutions caring for the poor, insane, and indigent.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Litchfield County American Revolutionary War-era court records

2010-373-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-373-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield County American Revolutionary War-era court records primarily relate to Connecticut residents who failed to muster when warned with their respective Connecticut military units. There is a small, but significant, group of case files, land seizure records, and miscellaneous documents. The records cover the period 1774-1781, centering on the years of 1777 through 1779. The records are arranged in two series and include summonses, depositions, executions, dockets, and other...
Dates: Created: 1774-1781; Other: Date acquired: 03/12/2010

Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander collection

2002-21-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-21-0
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

Litchfield Superior Court intentions to become citizens and account

00-2010-115-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-115-0
Scope and Contents

Intentions to become U.S. citizens, 1860-1871, and an accounting sheet for costs, 1883-1884.

Dates: Created: 1860-1884

Estate of Myron Marsh letter of administration

00-2010-258-0

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-258-0
Scope and Contents

Letter of adminstration assigning Charles Adams as administrator of the estate of Myron Marsh of Litchfield, Conn., signed by George M. Woodruff, Jan. 22, 1868.

Dates: Created: 1868 Jan 22

Miscellaneous papers

2002-64-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-64-0
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to families and activities in Litchfield, including correspondence related to Camp, Smith, Hill, and other families; deeds; contracts and other legal documents relating to highway and bridge construction and maintenance; Reports of the Selectmen and Treasurer of the Town of Litchfield, 1890-1911; Road Schedules; Charter and Bylaws of the Town of Litchfield, 1862; and other papers.

Dates: Created: 1841-1956; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2002

Returns concerning jails for the county of Litchfield

2015-11-0

 Item
Identifier: 2015-11-0
Content Description Returns concerning jails for the county of Litchfield (2015-11-0). Yearly tally for people jailed and why in Litchfield, March 31, 1865. List counts how many people were jailed during 1865 broken into category types such as age, race and gender. The lists also counts those discharged and why. On a yearly basis every county commissioner was to send the information to the Secetary of State who would then send the information on to the legislature. The form is signed by the secretary of state,...
Dates: 1865-03-31

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
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,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Spring Hill School collection

1951-30-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1951-30-0
Scope and Contents The Spring Hill School collection (1951-30-0, .83 linear feet) documents a private school modelled on a philosophy of progressive education. Founded by Dorothy Bull and Mabel Foster Spinney in Litchfield, Conn., the school operated from 1926 to 1939. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, minutes, institutional records, brochures, and published editions of student work. The collection also contains tributes to co-founders Bull from 1934 and Spinney from 1951 and a...
Dates: Created: 1926-1940; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951