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A previously unknown Connecticut furniture maker discovered

August 27, 2010 · Collections, Manuscripts ·

When the initial query came about our interest in an account book of a furniture maker, I was not overwhelmed. Until, that is, I received a scan of the very first page. The entry that caught my eye read “Eliza Punderson sampler frame 12 x 8 1/2”. Now that got my attention! One rarely if…
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September in the Archives

Highlights this month: Town records, First Church of Windsor, and the Tyler family.

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