Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History, 1776-7
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Brief Description:

The Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History (2011-56-0) is comprised mostly of transcriptions of revolutionary texts. The transcripted texts are: a ledger written by Moses Seymour, a note book created by Elisha Fresbie, a ledger by James Morris Sr., and the Seymour Family papers. There is commentary on the texts inserted into the book by the transcriptionists. There is a table of contents at the front of the book which breaks down the book into very specific sections. After the table of contents there is an introduction which provides basic information on Elisha Fresbie and Moses Seymour; the introduction goes on to describe important events and background for the rest of the book such as the taking of Fort Lee.

The book is currently on shelf 3A Box 1.

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]
Created by: Frisbie, Elisha (1740-1809), Rodenbach, Ruth Bushnell, Seymour, Moses (1774-1826), Wiggin, Charolette (1886-1974)
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 05/31/2011.
Access Restrictions: This item is open for research.
Subject Index
Connecticut--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Litchfield (Conn.) - History, Military - Revolution, 1775-1783
Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History (2011-56-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.