Almira A. Bissell notebook, n.d.
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Brief Description:

The Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0) is an undated paperbound notebook. The notebook, kept by Almira A. Bissell (Mrs. Francis Bissell), has "Composition Book" printed on the front cover. The volume contains an alphabetical list of Revolutionary soldiers who enlisted from the town of Litchfield. Mrs. Bissell also includes brief war records, and genealogy when possible. Some notes are inserted on loose paper into the notebook.

Almira A. Piper Bissell was the wife of Francis Bissell of Litchfield, Connecticut. Almira was born in Massachusetts in 1856. She and her husband resided in Litchfield where Francis was a local farmer. The couple had two sons and one daughter.  Almira died August 21, 1946.

The item is currently housed in 3A Box 21.

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: 00/2011-73-0
Created by: Bissell, Almira A. (b. 1856)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 06/04/2011.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Genealogy
Litchfield (Conn.)
Litchfield (Conn.) - History, Military - Revolution, 1775-1783
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres/Forms of Material
Notebooks
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Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: Donor unknown.  Found in collection.
PreferredCitation: Almira A. Bissell notebook (2011-73-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.