Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Following the destruction of public records by fire in the Court House (Old State House) in 1747, the Massachusetts General Court directed the provincial secretary to record in his office the 1629 and 1691 charters, with the commissions of the governor, lieutenant governor, justices of the Superior Court, and his own, per Orders 1747-48, c 182 (Dec. 11, 1747). Starting with these transcriptions, the state secretary (known as such from 1780), as part of his responsibility as record keeper for Massachusetts, continued to maintain a running record of copies of official documents that were the responsibility of his office, including those he attested, those part of administration of oaths, and those recording information on public appointees. As record keeping became more voluminous and the secretary's office more specialized over time, specific types of records were maintained in their own series, as indicated below
New Jersey Historical Society
These are the papers of the Larned family, of Thompson, Connecticut, dating from 1786-1904. Specifically, they are the papers of Thaddeus and Noadiah Larned, but also include materials by or about Abigail, Albert, Daniel, Esther, Frederick, George, Helen, and Simon. These papers document the personal, legal, and business dealings of the family. The bulk of materials contain letters, financial records, and legal documents. The correspondence is mostly personal. The financial records almost solely consist of receipts for accounts paid by individuals, but include records of monetary contributions to community projects as well. The legal documents are broken down into three main categories: deeds, leases, and wills. Of special note are documents pertaining to the Gloucester Turnpike Society, for whom Thaddeus Larned was treasurer, and an unidentified journal covering part of 1819. The journal records the agricultural activities and other business endeavors of its owner and his ... Read More
New Jersey Historical Society
This collection consists of one notebook of lecture notes, taken by Richard Wayne Stites while he was studying law at the Litchfield Law School of Litchfield, Connecticut. He is listed as attending and graduating the school in 1722, although it is not known if the notes date from previous years (it appears that the program was only one year in duration). The notebook originally existed as loose sheets, but these were later bound together, with an index to each section, perhaps by Stites himself, although this too not known
Connecticut State Library
The series contains correspondence, agreements, records of Council meetings, petitions, acts, committee reports, copies of deeds, and maps, all relating to the boundaries between Connecticut and the three adjoining states--Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. The arrangement is topical
Connecticut State Library
This series is composed of documents and maps relating to, as the title indicates, travel, highways, ferries, bridges, taverns, stage and post roads and turnpikes. The arrangement is topical for the second series
Connecticut State Library
Black and white photographs of military activities of Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, Conn. during U.S. participation in World War II -- The images document military life and training at the air base. Included are photos on the Sixth War Loan drive, redeployment of Forces and presentations of medals to families of servicemen missing in action. Also includes photos of Chinese cadet pilots receiving training at Bradley Field. All photos are numbered, identified and stamped "Official U.S. Army Air Corps photo.".
Connecticut State Library
This series is composed of correspondence with the British government and correspondence with colonial agents in England. The papers contain letters from British sovereigns and correspondence between Connecticut and the Board of Trade. Topics include the Charter, royal proclamations, colonial agents, colonial boundaries, trade, taxes, laws, privateers, shipping and slavery. The arrangement is topical, subarranged by date
Connecticut State Library
The papers are composed of acts, resolves, and petitions relating to bills of credit, salaries, grants, treasury, taxation, counterfeiting, etc. Also included are state accounts, grand lists, and a list of state debt. The arrangement is roughly chronological
Connecticut State Library
These documents contain petitions for the formation of separate societies, proclamations of the governor, articles of faith of several churches, letters, acts, maps, etc. Topics include the settlement and support of ministers, the organization and division of parishes, dissenters, etc. The arrangement is roughly chronological