William E. Dickinson obituary, undated
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Brief Description: Obituary of Capt. William E. Dickinson (1824-1899) copied by Donald S. Richard from a Florence, Wis., newspaper clipping dated Jun. 17, 1899.  Dickinson was born in New York City, was raised and educated in Litchfield, practiced law in Stonington,  moved to the upper mid-west in 1850 and was active in copper, gold and silver mine management.  He served as district attorney twice, was married four times and had 10-11 children. None of his biographies indicate he served in the military or why he was referred to as “Captain.”
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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: 00/2010-174-0
Created by: Richard, Donald S.
Volume: 1.0 Items
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Dickinson, William
Genres/Forms of Material
Manuscripts
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Donor unknown.  Found in collection.
PreferredCitation: William E. Dickinson obituary (2010-174-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759