Philinda Elliott Papers, 1863-1894
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Brief Description:

The Philinda Elliott Papers, 2007-24-0, consist of promissory notes, receipt, and deeds from 1863-1894.  Two of the  promissory notes are signed by William Elliott.  The receipt is for burial expenses at the death of Philinda Elliott in 1894.  The deeds include lands purchased by Philinda Elliott, quit claimed to her, and taken in a lawsuit settlement.

Philinda Elliott was born in Vermont in 1807.  At some point she relocated to Litchfield/Northfield, Connecticut.  On the 1880 census she is identified as a single woman and the head of the household with her nephew and his wife and child living with her.  Philinda Elliott died August 4, 1894 and was burried in the Northfield Cemetery.

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: 00/2007-24-0
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Acquired: 04/30/2007.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: Frank Stanley  gift
PreferredCitation: Philinda Elliott Papers (2007-24-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.