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Letter to Saygo continiuing to talk about the state affair and the August Pow Wow in the Catskills. Chief Big Eagle shares he is trading his 8 acres in Brasher for 20 acres in Russel. Baby had an eye infection but her eyes are getting clearer.

Letter to Saygo discussing the weather and the exchanging of belts and their making. Discussing how he has to go to Greenwich to talk and then talked to someone named Tez who was hosting talks. Also mentions Mag La Que's Pow Wow. Purchase of a puppy…

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Ellery Thompson was a New London fisherman, sea captain, and writer.His best-known book Draggerman’s Haul (1950) recounts his experiences in the New London harbor and Long Island sound. Thompson was also a painter, and depicted New London’s lively…

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As men went to serve in World War II, women quickly filled their roles, becoming some of the finest mechanics, engineers, and technicians. The Electric Boat Company was a major employer of female workers. Thus, New London played an important role not…

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In the 1970s, the city of New London proposed a restoration of the historic Fort Trumbull. This architects’ survey report includes a historical background, development and organization proposals, and design recommendations. In the 1990s, the Fort…

This urgent letter written on hotel stationary gives a glimpse into the life of one average Mohican Hotel Guest. It was discovered in the Lamson & Goodnow Carriage House located on Conway Street in the Buckland section of Shelburne Falls, MA in 2015.


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The streets and structures that make up modern day New London have deep roots in the history of this coastal city. The New London Custom House has been one of the most significant buildings in New London for centuries and captures the essence of New…

As the nuclear submarine emerges from the Nautilus shell on the cover of this program celebrating the U.S.S. Nautilus launch, human dominion over the atom becomes a reality. General Dynamics and New London were proud to claim this accomplishment, as…
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