Connecticut Mining Company account book, 1858-1860
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Brief Description:

The Connecticut Mining Company account book (1939-23-0) contains financial records for the years 1858 through 1860. The Connecticut Mining Company was incorporated in 1854 by the state General Assembly with the purpose of exploring for iron, copper and other metals and minerals, and for mining, vending, smelting and working the same. The thiry-five page ledger contains the names of laborers who worked in the mines, as well as their daily wages. Also noted are larger amounts that individuals were paid for contract work. Other costs and daily purchases such as candles, coals, powder, fuzes, lantersn, bellows, lumber, iron, and barrells are noted as well.

The item is housed in 3A Box 35.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1939-23-0
Created by: Connecticut Mining Company
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 01/07/1939.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Connecticut Mining Co.
Litchfield (Conn.)
Litchfield County (Conn.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Account books
Financial records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Minerva Buel Blake  Gift
PreferredCitation: Connecticut Mining Company account book (1939-23-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.