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Litchfield Proprietors' land records


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The Town of Litchfield's Book of Records

Lists of Proprietors' Rights

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Litchfield Proprietors' land records, 1721-1807 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Lee S. Cook

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Title: Litchfield Proprietors' land records, 1721-1807Add to your cart.

ID: 00/2010-21-0

Extent: 2.0 Folders

Forms of Material: Deeds

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Handwritten records of the original divisions of land in Litchfield (Conn.).

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Donor unknown.

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

Preferred Citation: Litchfield Proprietors' land records (2010-21-0), Litchfield Historical 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).

Box and Folder Listing

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[Folder 1: The Town of Litchfield's Book of Records, 1721],
[Folder 2: Lists of Proprietors' Rights, 1722-1807],

Folder 1: The Town of Litchfield's Book of Records, 1721Add to your cart.

On the cover "John Bird - The Town of Litchfeild's Book of Records, Anno Dom 1721".

The front section is an alphabetical list of grantors next to grantee and a page number.

  Starting from the back the cover title "Alphabet of Surveys on this side Book No. 1" which lists names, no. of acres, divisions or pitch of land, lot, and page number.

  Both folders appear to be indexes to other volumes, perhaps Litchfield land records.

Folder 2: Lists of Proprietors' Rights, 1722-1807Add to your cart.
Summary lists of proprietors' grants and divisions of land. Each list contains the year, number of acres/division, brief description or type of the division, and in some cases, record of transfers.

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