Turner Woodruff & Co. Papers
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Brief Description:

Turner, Woodruff & Co. Papers, 2012-16-0, includes business papers such as accounting, goods purchased and received, bank drafts, payables and receivables, promisary notes, as well as poll lists for the Episcopal, Presbyterian, and Quaker societies in Northfield (Litchfield), Connecticut.

Isaac Turner (1780-1836) of Northfield and Enoch J. Woodruff (1786-1855) of Watertown and Litchfield opened a general store at the corner of Northfield and Remsen Roads in Northfield in the late 18th century.  In 1794 a Hartford rider began delivering mail to the store.  Turner and Woodruff also served as mortgage and real estate brokers.  According to a document in the Elihu Harrison Papers, the firm ceased operation by 1822.

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] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/2012-16-0
Created by: Isaac Turner (((1780-1836)), Enoch J. Woodruff ((1786-1855))
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 05/07/2012.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Episcopal Church - Connecticut - Litchfield County
Merchants -- Connecticut -- Northfield
Northfield (Conn.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Business records
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Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: Richard J. Hershner II  Gift in memory of Lisl Trimpe.
Related Materials: Turner Woodruff & Co. items and those of its partners can be found in the following collections:  Woodruff Family Collection, Litchfield County Writs, Isaac Turner account book, Elihu Harrison Papers.
PreferredCitation: Turner Woodruff & Co. Papers, (2012-16-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.