Petitions for bankruptcy
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921
Simeon Harrison petition
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents
Original printed petition of Simeon Harrison of Litchfield (Conn) to the Honorable Superior Court in Litchfield. The petitioner is unable to pay his debts and asks for relief due to insolvency. The petition lists all the persons and amounts for which he is indebted. The petition is signed by Asa Bacon, Jr., Justice of the Peace.
Dates: Created: 1819 Jul 15; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951
Samuel Wright papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society / Samuel Wright papers