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Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records 1733-1895

RG 062:038, Town of Durham

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: Durham (Conn.)
Title: Town of Durham records
Dates: 1733-1895
Quantity: 2 cubic feet
Abstract: Administrative, land, church, school, military, election, and tax records for the town of Durham.
Identification: RG062_038
Accession: T000339
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Durham was settled in 1699, named in May 1704 and incorporated in October 1708.

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Scope and Content

Administrative, land, church, school, military, election, and tax records for the town of Durham.

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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:

Local taxation -- Connecticut -- Durham -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- Durham -- Registers
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- Durham -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- Durham -- Registers

Places:

Durham (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

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Container List

Records, 1733-1895
Town records (Gift of Mrs. Carl Thomson Clarke, 1940) land records, legal records, correspondence regarding care of the poor, ecclesiastical records, school records, military records, election reports, freemen's certificates, overseers' appointment, accounts, 1733-1895 Boxes 1-3
Tax records, including rate books, tax abstracts, individual tax lists; census schedules for Durham, Haddam and part of Middletown, 1810 Box 4
Record of tavern or liquor licenses grants, military records, 1766-1861
Horse shed records, 1806-1847
School records, 1826-1845