TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records 1674-1944

RG 062:095, Town of New London

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: New London (Conn.)
Title: Town of New London records
Dates: 1674-1944
Quantity: 27.5 cubic feet
Abstract: Administrative, church, court, land, tax and vital records for the town of New London.
Identification: RG062_095
Accession: Multiple
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of New London was settled in 1646, named March 11, 1658 and incorporated in January 1784. The town and city are co-extensive.

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Scope and Content

Administrative, church, court, land, tax and vital records for the town of New London.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Deeds -- Connecticut -- New London
Elections -- Connecticut -- New London -- Statistics
Ferries -- Connecticut -- New London -- Records and correspondence
Local taxation -- Connecticut -- New London -- Registers
Probate records -- Connecticut -- New London
Property tax -- Connecticut -- New London -- Registers
Public welfare -- Connecticut -- New London
Shipping -- Connecticut -- New London -- Records and correspondence
Shipwrecks -- Connecticut -- New London -- History
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- New London -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- New London -- Registers
Voting -- Connecticut -- New London -- Statistics
Whaling -- Connecticut -- New London -- History -- Sources

Places:

Connecticut -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources
New London (Conn.) -- History -- Burning by the British, 1781
New London (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence
New London (Conn.) -- Statistics, Vital

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Container List

Records, 1674-1944
Accession: T000238
Town meeting notices and minutes, 1739-1911 Box 1
Town officers and jurors, 1772-1912
Certificates, 1774, 1788
Nominations for State Representatives and Congress, 1788-1812, 1836-1837
Vote returns for state officers, 1802-1841
Votes cast by soldiers, 1900-1909
Board of Health meetings and appointments, 1806-1819
Firemen's records, 1795, 1807-1847
Almshouse and jail records, 1845-1846
Marriage records, 1778-1909
scattered
Obligations for idle persons and strangers and records relating to paupers and transients, 1737-1823
Church records, 1786-1872
scattered
Letter describing the burning of New London, 1781 September 10
Warrants for food and supplies during the Revolutionary War, 1777-1779
By-laws, 1785, 1840 Box 2
Post office accounts, 1766-1785
Financial records, 1722-1912
Records of disputed account and bill of exchange, 1765-1795
Court cases about counterfeit money, 1786-1831
Notices of stray animals, 1772-1780
Notice prohibiting sale of Intoxicating Liquor, 1909
General Assembly records, 1699-1842
scattered
Petitions, 1737-1862
Records of profiteering, Tories, spies, soldiers and prisoners during the Revolutionary War, 1777-1779 Box 3
Applications for pensions, 1829-1831
Records of Capt. Ebenezer Way and Lt. Preble of enlistments and muster rolls of men from Maine, Mass. and New Hampshire, 1814-1815
Muster rolls and certificates of military service, 1807-1844
Bonds, 1728-1901
Indentures of bound children, 1750-1790
Appointments of overseers, 1733-1850
Probate records, 1705-1912 Box 4
Deeds, leases, mortgages and liens, 1729-1925
Land record indexes, undated
Highway deeds, surveys, petitions, grants, etc., 1724-1896 Box 5
Copy of resolution of 1792 on tolls through Mohegan Reservation; land records, 1759-1787
Real estate attachments, 1780-1909
scattered
Records relating to the Niantic and Groton Ferries, 1674-1841
Records concerning Spanish sailors, 1766-1796 Box 6
Records of privateering and shipping, 1775-1795
Protests against the sea, 1787-1883
Survey of wrecks, 1846-1871
Whaling records, 1840-1868
Lists of men away without leave from vessels, 1811-1823
Price scales for labor and products, 1778 Box 7
Tax lists, 1778-1801, 1910-1911
Tax abatements, 1787-1847
Bank stockholders and property lists, 1826-1847, 1910-1912
Insurance statements, 1851-1886
Liquor licenses, wine retailers; bonds, vital record reports, Court of Common Council records, 1816-1878 Box 8
Liquor license applications, dog licenses, corporation reports, attachments, 1881-1908 Boxes 9-14
Individual tax lists, circa 1807-1860 Boxes 15-20
Town tax rate books, 1857-1869 Box 20
Town tax rate books, 1733-1734, 1745-1749, 1751-1774 Box 21
Town tax rate books, 1775, 1778-1782, 1784-1788 Box 22
Tax abstracts
1789, 1790, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, undated, 2 volumes for 1793 and 1795 Box 42
The undated volume may be 1795.
1799 Item 42A
On oversize shelving.
1791, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805 Box 43
1806, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 2 volumes for 1808 Box 44
On oversize shelving.
1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 2 volumes for 1822 Box 45
1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834 Box 46
1835, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841 Box 47
1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849 Box 48
Lists of electors, 1836-1932 Boxes 24-28
Old Age Assistance Tax Enrollment cards, 1935-1944 Boxes 29-41
Accession: 1987-023C
Vital records, 1854-1884 Box 1