Thomas Davies, Rev., papers, 1843
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Brief Description: A small notebook of handwritten sermons on The Commandments attributed to Rev. Davies and a published booklet "Biographical sketch of the Rev. Thomas Davies, A.M.: missionary of the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts, in several of the town of Litchfield County, Conn., from the year 1766" by a minister of the county. Published in New Haven by Stanley & Chapin, 1843.  Davies was born in 1736/37 in Herefordshire, England, emigrated to Litchfield, CT in 1745, graduated from Yale in 1758, and was ordained a minister by the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1761, afterwards he returned to Connecticut to become a missionary in Litchfield County.  He married Mary Hervey of Sharon and had two children (William b. 1763 and Charlotte b. 1765) before dying in New Milford in 1766.
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: 00/1997-12-0
Volume: 2.0
Acquired: 00/00/1997.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Episcopal Church - Connecticut - Litchfield County
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Elton M. Davies
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PreferredCitation: Rev. Thomas Davies papers (1997-12-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.