African Americans -- Connecticut -- Litchfield
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Bill of sale to Benjamin Tallmadge from Ezra L'Hommedieu for a "certain Negro girl by the name of Jane about thirteen years of age", 1787 Mar 10
Bill of sale to Benjamin Tallmadge from John Shethar for a "Negro boy named Prince", 1784 May 19
James Gilbert manuscript
An historical account, titled "A Journey into the Past," of the section of Litchfield called Headquarters, written by James Gilbert, Jun 13, 1935, in which he describes lands inhabited by former slaves, local characters, and the Dennison, Granniss, and Hayes families.
Indenture of a "Negro girl named Abigail" by Ruth Woodhull to Benjamin Tallmadge, 1788 Nov 25
Series 2, arranged by type of material, consists of Tallmadge's legal documents. The majority of the papers concern land transactions, while others pertain to his store, Benjamin Tallmadge & Co., and to other financial investments. Also included in this series are bills of sale of enslaved people.
Litchfield Country writs and promissory notes
Writs and Promissory Notes (1971-68-0) from 1800-1809, detailing outstanding debts between residents of Litchfield County. This collection was purchased by the donor's father at the Dwight C. Kilbourn auction, pre-1971.