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Sanford family papers, 1744-1833 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Title: Sanford family papers, 1744-1833Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Sanford, Jonah (1733-1817)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 01/01/1966

Subjects: Sanford family

Forms of Material: Accounts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers consist primarily of the accounts of Jonah Sanford (1733-1817) who lived in the South Farms section (now Morris) of Litchfield. They were kept by Jesse Sanford Harrison (1872-1954), great great granddaughter of Jonah Sanford. Jesse was the daughter of Rollin & Laura Harrison and granddaughter of William Henry Harrison and Rhoda Sanford, daughter of Simeon Sanford and granddaughter of Jonah Sanford.

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Sanford family

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Mrs. H.T. Collins. 712 W. Henrietta, Kingsville, Texas 78363.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

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

Preferred Citation: Sanford Family Papers (1966-07-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, 7 South Street, P.O. Box 385, Litchfield, Connecticut 06759.

Finding Aid Revision History: Originally added to the Elihu Harrison papers, probably due to the Harrison family name. They have been separated because they were not connected to Elihu Harrison.

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

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[Series 1: Sanford family, 1744-1833],
[Series 2: Miscellaneous],

Series 2: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Goodwin family, 1755-1794Add to your cart.
Item 1: Goodwin, Abraham deed, 1755 Feb 20Add to your cart.
Deed from Abraham Goodwin of Litchfield to  Nathaniel Goodwin [his son] for 2 acres and 90 rods of land on the east side of Slab Meadow. Witnessed by Thomas Harrison, Justice of peace; Benjamin Webster; and Jehiel Grant.
Item 2: Goodwin, Hannah land survey, 1794 Jan 27Add to your cart.
Land survey for 2 and one quarters acres laid out to Widow Hannah Goodwin of Litchfield, originally belonging to Abraham Goodwin, deceased, lying in the south part of Litchfield. Signed by Timothy Skinner and Abraham Bradley, proprietor committee.
Folder 2: Miscellaneous, 1775-1829Add to your cart.
Item 1: Leamonfare land survey, undatedAdd to your cart.
Dimensions/survey of Leamonfare 100 acre lot
Item 2: Perkins, John H. accounts, 1794-1802Add to your cart.
Accounts of John H. Perkins including payments for cattle;and an account of notes of Enoch Hide and Ephraim Hall
Item 3: Woodruff, Benjamin land, undatedAdd to your cart.
A sketch of the division of Benjamin Woodruff's land as laid out to his heirs.
Item 4: Minor, Garry H. receipt, 1829 Jan 24Add to your cart.
Receipt from Garry H. Minor in South Farms to Mrs. Ruth Waugh for medicine. Payment by Sanford & Harrison.
Item 5: Harrison, Lemuel receipt, 1775 Mar 2Add to your cart.
Receipt from Lemuel Harrison, Society Clerk, in Litchfield to Lemuel Gibbs, John Marsh, Jr. and William Hall for money belonging to the Society. Also bonds from Truman Gibbs, Benjamin Hall, Briant Stoddard.
Item 6: Emons, Orring receipt, 1781 Mar 22Add to your cart.
Orring Emons receipt to the Selectmen of Litchfield for one blanket worth 45 shillings.
Item 7: Bostwick, David agreement, 1787 Nov 20Add to your cart.
Agreement by Lydia Emons to let David Bostwich take a yellow cow and calves for 3 years. Witnesed by Jonah Sanford and Oliver Sanford.
Folder 3: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Accounts, unknown, undatedAdd to your cart.
Unknown accounts for cheese; products from 2 oxen including hide, tallow, and beef; and clapboards. An account of persons that have not paid their cost of restriction on the small pox including Lemuel Harrison, Ezekiel Trambliss, Emory, Gideon Thomson adn Lydia Gibbs.

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