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United States--Politics and government--1783-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Adams family collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1970-35-1
Scope and Contents The personal papers of the Adams Family, including Joseph Adams (1767-1856); his son, Charles Adams (1805-1883); children of Charles Adams, including Julia Adams How Wessells (1842-1904), Mary Adams Wheelock (1838-1895), and Charles Adams Jr. (1845-1864); other family members; and friends and business associates. The collection consists primarily of correspondence. The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Joseph Adams from family members and members of the Litchfield...
Dates: Created: 1798-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1970

Seymour family papers

 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, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Wethersfield, CT and Worthington, MA Town Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-112-0
Scope and Contents The Wethersfield, CT and Worthington, MA Town Records collection (2011-112-0) is Xeroxed copy of town records from Wethersfield, Connecticut and Worthington, Massachusetts. The records range in date from 1762-1856 and usually cover events such as town meetings. The first few pages are dark and can be difficult to read, but the rest of the pages are easier to read.
Dates: Created: 1762-1856; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2012

Whig Ticket for Presidential Electors

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2012-31-0
Scope and Contents The Whig Ticket for Presidential Electors (2012-31-0) from 1844 lists the electors from Norwalk, Vernon, Cheshire, Plainfield and Litchfield for the Whig Party for the 1844 presidential election. The elector from Litchfield was Truman Smith, a politician, lawyer and judge who practiced law in Litchfield.
Dates: Created: 1844; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2012

Woodruff family collection

 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 notes...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954