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Turner Woodruff & Co. Papers

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Accounting

Bank Drafts

Goods

Lottery Ticket

Payables and Receivables

Promisary Notes

Receivables

Poll Tax Lists

Miscellaneous



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Turner Woodruff & Co. Papers | Litchfield Historical Society

By Kathy Craughwell-Varda

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1813-1818

ID: 00/2012-16-0

Primary Creator: Isaac Turner (((1780-1836))

Other Creators: Enoch J. Woodruff ((1786-1855))

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 05/07/2012

Subjects: Episcopal Church - Connecticut - Litchfield County, Merchants -- Connecticut -- Northfield, Northfield (Conn.)

Forms of Material: Business records

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Episcopal Church - Connecticut - Litchfield County
Merchants -- Connecticut -- Northfield
Northfield (Conn.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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 Source: Richard J. Hershner II

Acquisition Method: 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.

Preferred Citation: 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.


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[Series 4: Lottery Ticket, 1807],
[Series 5: Payables and Receivables, 1807-1817],
[Series 6: Promisary Notes, 1802, 1807-1818],
[Series 7: Receivables, 1796, 1808, 1810-1813, 1816],
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Tallies, customer accounts, etc.

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[Series 3: Goods, 1809-1819],
[Series 4: Lottery Ticket, 1807],
[Series 5: Payables and Receivables, 1807-1817],
[Series 6: Promisary Notes, 1802, 1807-1818],
[Series 7: Receivables, 1796, 1808, 1810-1813, 1816],
[Series 8: Poll Tax Lists, 1811],
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