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United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

James Baldwin Diary

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1951-12-0
Scope and Contents The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most...
Dates: Created: Before 1843; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1951

Beebe family papers

 Collection
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 serving...
Dates: Created: 1729-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1918

Almira A. Bissell notebook

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2011-73-0
Scope and Contents The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook. Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of...
Dates: Created: n.d.; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2011

Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1992-43-0
Scope and Contents Letter written by Elizabeth C. Barney Buel, State Regent, 1922; scrapbook regarding Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey, 1976; letter written by Mabel S. Haley, 1981.
Dates: Created: 1922-1981; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1992

State of Connecticut note to Hercules Wessells

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1939-21-1
Scope and Contents Note issued by the State of Connecticut Treasury Office to Hercules Wessells in the amount of 10 pounds 4 shillings 2 pence for his service in the Continental Army.
Dates: Created: 1780 Jun 1

Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-170-0
Scope and Contents Page signatures and photographs from "Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots buried in Litchfield County," compiled by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey, 1976.
Dates: Created: 1976

Currency collection

 Collection
Identifier: X1986-05-0
Scope and Contents A collection of paper money, including notes issued by banks, businesses, and other institutions; the colonies and states; the Confederate States of America; and foreign governments; and United States Continental currency and fractional currency.
Dates: Created: 1760-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1985

Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-18-0
Scope and Contents The Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter (Litchfield, Conn.) records (2011-18-0, .42 linear feet) consist of research reports regarding lists of American Revolutionary War soldiers from Litchfield and surrounding towns; surveys of churches in Litchfield and Morris; grave records; and a 1779 pay abstract relating to the 13th Regiment Connecticut Militia. Many of the records were created by D.A.R. chapters in surrounding areas and presented to the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1905-1936; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1950-01-0
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 and...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Elisha Frisbie Accounts and Journal

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1955-37-0
Dates: Other: October 25 - December 25 1776