Boardman & Seymour records


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Object ID:
2009-75-0
Accession #:
2009-75-0
Category:
Collections of Papers
Creator:
Seymour, Moses (1774-1826)
Date:
between 1794 and 1811
Collection:
Boardman & Seymour records
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Size:
3.0 Boxes
Description:
The Boardman & Seymour Records (2009-75-0) consist of correspondence, bills, legal documents, licenses to sell liquor, orders, receipts, statements of accounts and other business records. Daniel Boardman (1757-1833), New York City businessman and merchant, his brother Elijah Boardman (1760-1823), New Milford businessman and merchant, and Moses Seymour Jr. (1774-1826), Litchfield merchant and town official, maintained a partnership to operate a store in Litchfield in which they sold "a variety of Dry and West-India Goods, suitable for all seasons; consisting of almost every article usually retailed in a Country Store," according to a Dec. 17, 1794, advertisement in the Litchfield Monitor. The partnership was dissolved in 1804, according to a Nov. 21 newspaper advertisement.

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