James Baldwin Diary, Before 1843
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Brief Description: The James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0) is a small diary containing a few pages of genealogical information of the Baldwin family including birth and death dates for several family members and describing how his family originally came to Litchfield. The majority of the diary is a retelling of American Revolutionary War. In part of the diary, Baldwin mentions the battle of Harlem Heights and a speech by George Washington. The diary was most likely written by James Baldwin, but the diary was most likely produced by Captain Abner Baldwin dictating to James Baldwin. There is a transcription of the diary kept in a seperate folder in the same box.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/1951-12-0
Created by: Baldwin, James (1758-1843)
Volume: 2.0 Items
Acquired: 01/01/1951.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Connecticut - History - Revolution, 1775-1783
Connecticut--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Litchfield (Conn.) - History, Military - Revolution, 1775-1783
Soldiers -- Connecticut -- Diaries
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: Priscilla Heloitt  Gift
PreferredCitation: James Baldwin Diary (1951-12-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield Connecticut, 06759.
Finding Aid Revisions: 07/08/2011-- item was moved from oversized box 1 on shelf 3A to small acquisitions.