Connecticut -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
An artificial collection of correspondence, payrolls, pay tables, receipts, commissions, and miscellanea including documents from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and South Carolina military forces.
Journal, military papers, and financial records relating to the American Revolution as kept by Nathan Beers, paymaster and clothier of a Connecticut regiment. Also in the collection is a bill issued to Isaac Beers, and an autograph album (1860) with the signatures of Jefferson Davis, James Buchanan, William H. Seward and others.
Letters, manuscripts, and sermons by or relating to historian and Congregational minister Benjamin Trumbull, 1757-1819. Materials document Trumbull's time at the Congregational Church in North Haven, Connecticut, and literary work on the history of Connecticut.
The papers contain correspondence, bills and receipts, sermons, church papers, writings, and miscellanea documenting the personal life, religious career, and literary work of Benjamin Trumbull. Sermons include material on a wide range of religious, historical, political, and social topics. Correspondence and other papers include material relating to Trumbull's family life, student years, religious responsibilities, and writings on Connecticut history, divorce, and land settlement.
Correspondence, papers, and genealogical notes pertaining to the Williams family of Connecticut. The major figures represented in the collection are William Williams (1731-1811), Thomas Wheeler Williams (1789-1874), and William Williams (1862-1947). The collection also contains letters of four presidents.