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Early record book of General Railroad Commissioners among State Archives accessions for fourth quarter of FY2011 Tuesday, July 5, 2011

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The State Archives took in 17 accessions during the period covering April 1 – June 30, 2011.

Among the accessions is the first volume of records of the General Railroad Commissioners, 1854-1864. The General Railroad Commissioners became the Board of Railroad Commissioners in 1875. This item was a gift of the Connecticut Historical Society and Mrs. Edmund L. Warren.

The Office of the Secretary of the State transferred several items to the State Archives including the nominating petition for Joseph I. Lieberman, Independent candidate for U.S. Senate, 2006. The State Archives continues to acquire records of the probate courts and accessioned 17 record books from the Hebron Probate Court and 34 cubic feet of files from the Plymouth Probate Court.

For the complete list, see http://www.cslib.org/archives/acc2011Q4.htm



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