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George A. Potter collection

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Potter, Sherman Papers

Luddington Family Papers

Blakslee, Asa



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George A. Potter collection, 1767-1821 | Litchfield Historical Society

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Collection Overview

Title: George A. Potter collection, 1767-1821Add to your cart.

ID: 00/1955-32-0

Primary Creator: Potter, George A.

Extent: 3.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 09/19/1955

Forms of Material: Deeds, Orders (military records), Prescriptions, Receipts, Recipes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

A collection of papers of the Luddington and Potter families. Polly Luddington, granddaughter of David, married Sherman Potter on 13 March 1816.

Biographical Note

George A. Potter was the son of Sheldon and Leora Potter. In the 1880 census, he was 9 years old and the family lived in Thomaston (Conn.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Mrs. George A. Potter.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Original/Copies Note: For more information please see http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

Preferred Citation: George A. Potter collection (1955-32-0), Litchfield Historial Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759

Other Note: This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).


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[Folder 1: Potter, Sherman Papers, 1815-1821],
[Folder 2: Luddington Family Papers, 1767-1815],
[Folder 3: Blakslee, Asa, 1775 Aug 9],
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Folder 2: Luddington Family Papers, 1767-1815Add to your cart.
Item 1: Luddington, David Military Discharge, 1767 Mar 26Add to your cart.
Handwritten certificate to the honorable [    ] Hall, Esq. that David Ludinton of Waterbury is unfit to serve in the militia due to his deafness.
Item 2: Luddington, David & Lois to Basit, Samuel, 1768 Jan 3Add to your cart.
David Ludinton and Lois Ludinton of Waterbury sell Samuel Basit of New Haven all their right in their father and mother Basit's land in North Haven after their decease.
Item 3: Luddington, David & Jotham Tax Receipt, 1815 Nov 25Add to your cart.
A receipt to David & Jotham Luddington for the Direct Tax of 1815 for property of the Luddingtons in the town of Plymouth. Signed by Frederick Beers, Deputy Collector in 1st Collection District of Connecticut.
Item 4: Luddington, David & Jotham Tax Receipt, 1816 Oct 23Add to your cart.
A receipt to David & Jotham Luddington for the Direct Tax of 1816 for property of the Luddingtons in the town of Plymouth. Signed by James warned 3rd, Deputy Collector in 1st Collection District of Connecticut.
Item 5: Luddington, Polly Essay, undatedAdd to your cart.
An essay by Polly Ludington titled "On the pleasure of hope".
Item 6: Luddington, Polly Essay, undatedAdd to your cart.
An essay by Polly Ludington titled "On the importance of our time".


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