Publications

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Publication 37 (2014)

A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln's Cabinet: Navy Secretary Gideon Welles Chronicles the Civil War

J. Ronald Spencer, editor







Publication 36 (2011)

The Peopling of New Connecticut: From the Land of Steady Habits to the Western Reserve

Richard Buel Jr., editor



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Publication 35 (2007)

Original Discontents: Commentaries on the Creation of Connecticut's Constitution of 1818

Richard Buel Jr. and George J. Willauer, editors


Publication 34 (1999)

Connecticut Observed: Three Centuries of Visitors' Impressions 1676–1940

Richard Buel Jr. and J Bard McNulty, editors






Publication 33 (1990)

John Warner Barber's Views of Connecticut Towns 1834–1836

Christopher P. Bickford and J. Bard McNulty, editors



Publication 32 (1976)

Letters and documents of Ezekiel Williams of Wethersfield, Connecticut, Deputy Commissary General of Prisoners of War within the State of Connecticut

John C. Parsons, editor



Publication 31 (1968)

The Journal of William Stebbins Stratford to Washington in 1810

Pierce W. Gaines, editor


Publication 30 (1961)

Windham in 1800

Hezekiah Ripley

Tolland in 1804

Hezekiah Ripley

Willington in 1805

Samuel Dunton

Pomfret in 1800

Aaron Putnam

Publication 29 (1961)

Preston in 1801

Levi Hart
Lisbon (Hanover) in 1800

Andrew Lee
Lisbon (Newent) in 1801

David Hale


Publication 28 (1961)

Bethlem in 1812

Azel Backus
Watertown in 1801

Chauncey Prindle



Publication 27 (1961)

Winchester–Winsted in 1813

Eliphaz Alvord







Publication 26 (1961)

Willington in 1811-12

George Washington Stanley







Publication 25 (1954)

Ridgefield in 1800

Samuel Goodrich


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Publication 24 (1954)

Union in 1803

Solomon Wales


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Publication 23 (1949)

Stratfield in 1800

Philo Shelton


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Publication 22 (1949)

Haddam in 1808

Levi H. Clark


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Publication 21 (1949)

Goshen in 1812

Lewis M. Norton


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Publication 20 (1949)

Franklin in 1800

Samuel Nott






Publication 19 (1949)

East Windsor in 1806

David McClure






Publication18 (1947)

Second Supplementary List of Books Printed in Connecticut 1709-1800

Albert C. Bates






Publication 17 (1938)

Supplementary List of Books Printed in Connecticut 1709-1800

Albert C. Bates





Publication16 (1933)

Reports of the Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court of the State of Conn. 1785–1789

Ephraim Kirby





Publication 15 (1926)

Abel Buell of Connecticut. Silversmith, Typefounder & Engraver

Lawrence C. Wroth





Publication 14 (1917)

A List of Official Publications of Connecticut 1774–1788








Publication 13 (1916)

Roll and Journal of Connecticut Service in Queen Anne’s War. (1710-11)







Publication 12 (1915)

Reports on the Laws of Connecticut (1733-6)

Frances Fane







Publication 11 (1914)

Diary of Benjamin F. Palmer, Privateersman (1813–1815)

Benjamin F. Palmer


Publication 10 (1906)

Luke Gridley’s Diary of 1757

Luke Gridley






Publication 9 (1904)

List of Books Printed in Connecticut 1709-1800

J. Hammond Trumbull


Publication 8, (1902)

Charles Jeremy Hoadly, LL.D., A Memoir

W. N. Chattin Carlton, M.A.








Publication 7 (1902)

The Warwick Patent

Charles J. Hoadley








Publication 6 (1901)

Thomas Short, the First Printer of Connecticut

W. DeLoss Love


Publication 5 (1901)

Acts and Laws of His Majesties Colony of Connecticut in New England (1702)


Publication 4 (1900)

Relation of the Pequot Warres (1660)

Lion Gardener








Publication 3 (1900)

Connecticut Statute Laws (to 1836)

Albert C. Bates






Publication 2 (1900)

The Hiding of the Charter

Charles J. Hoadly

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Publication 1 (1899)

A Short Catechism Drawn out of the Word of God (1684)

Samuel Stone