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George A. Potter collection


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Potter, Sherman Papers

Luddington Family Papers

Blakslee, Asa

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

By Lee S. Cook

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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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A handwritten prescription for curing the Fallen Sickness Fitts with the date August 9, 1775 at the top. At the bottom is written"from Asa Blakslee, St. John, N.B. 14 July 1885 [?]"

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