Donald Grant Mitchell Receipt
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Brief Description:

Donald Grant Mitchell Receipt (1971-02-0) is dated December 12, 1861 and is for receipt of $1000 on account from D. H. Nevins.

Mitchell was born in Norwich, Connecticut.  He graduated from Yale in 1841, where he studied law, but he soon took up literature. Throughout his life he showed a particular interest in agriculture and landscape gardening which he followed at first in pursuit of health. He served as U.S. consul at Venice, Italy from 1853 to 1854, and in 1855 he settled at his estate, called Marvelwood, near New Haven, Connecticut.

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: 00/1971-02-0
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 12/00/1971.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. 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: William Warren  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Donald Grant Mitchell Receipt, 1971-02-0, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.