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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County research papers

2011-19-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-19-0
Scope and Contents

The Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County research papers (2011-19-0, .83 linear feet) consists of research, surveys, lists, and other materials used to produce the 1976 book, Register of Revolutionary Soliders and Patriots buried in Litchfield County, compiled by Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey and published by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1976; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Elisha Sill family papers

1997-24-0

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Identifier: 1997-24-0
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...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999

United States. Continental Army

00-2010-54-0

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Identifier: 00-2010-54-0
Scope and Contents A list of names who have not yet received a bounty for service in the Continental Army from Captain Moses Martin & Lieut. Ebenezer Hills. It is dated Fort George, Sept. 9 & 11th, 1776. On the back, dated Saratoga, Nov. 21, 1776 is a receipt from Moses Martin, Capt. and Ebenezer Hills, Lieut. that they received a bounty of 31 pounds four shillings from Major Ebenezer Curtis. This appears to be from the New York line, 1st Regiment. Included in the list of names are Cash Africa and...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1776-1778

George Washington letter

00-1960-22-0

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Identifier: 00-1960-22-0
Scope and Contents

A letter from George Washinton in Morristown to Brigadeer General Jedediah Huntington at Springfield. Governor Tumbull has requested that 50 officers might sent to Connecticut to assist in recruiting.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1780 Mar 29; Other: Date acquired: 05/08/1961

Grant Wickwire papers

2010-99-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-99-0
Scope and Contents

Deeds, promissory notes, and a certificate indicating service in the American Revolution relating to Litchfield, Conn., resident Grant Wickwire (1760-1848).

Grant Wickwire was born in Colchester, Conn. He settled in Litchfield County in 1788. He served in the American Revolution and received a pension. In 1791, he married Sarah Throop (1776-1821), the daughter of William Throop and Eunice Stilson. Grant Wickwire and Sarah Throop Wickwire had thirteen children.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1789-1823

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954