Connecticut -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
An artificial collection of material relating to the cities and towns of Connecticut, containing printed material, legal records, military papers, and miscellanea. Specific items include: deeds, indentures, leases, military commissions, enrollment lists, record books, and muster rolls.
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, charters and official acts, inventories of books and other property, and other papers documenting the founding and early history of Yale College. Documents include the original charter of the Collegiate School; letters by and to the first trustees of the school; and the 1718 inventory of books donated to the school by Elihu Yale.
The materials consist of a grant, dated July 17, 1702, concerning the Connecticut town of Old Saybrook, a Bladderball leaflet, 2009 and a program from the memorial service of Paul Hudak, Master of Saybrook College, 2015.
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.
Contains letters from various people, including colonial officials and legislators, to Fitz-John Winthrop, John Winthrop (1588-1649), John Winthrop (1606-1676), and John Winthrop (1681-1747); one letter from Fitz-John Winthrop to Joseph Dudley; and various other documents, including Abraham Pierson's elegy on Theophilus Eaton, and a brief diary by John Winthrop (1606-1676).