Lyman Beecher Papers


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Accession #:
2009-120-0
Category:
Collections of Papers
Creator:
Lyman Beecher
Date:
between 1816 and 1825
Collection:
Small Acquisitions
Held at:
Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Size:
2 folders
Description:
Subscriptions raised to relieve the debts of Reverend Lyman Beecher, minister of the first Ecclesiastical Society in Litchfield after the death of his wife, Roxana Foote. Includes a list of subscribers, Luke Lewis, Agent; Tapping Reeve & Benjamin Tallmadge, recorders; list of persons owed; instrument of conditions. Records of some of the marriages performed by Rev. Lyman Beecher between 1820 and 1823 including Litchfield Female Academy students who married Litchfield Law School Students Benjamin F. Langdon to Caroline Holmes Landon; Oliver Stoughton Wolcott to Jane Conard Wolcott; James Kane Livingston to Charlotte Landon Livingston; Richard Wayne Stites to Elizabeth Cooke Stites.



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