Connecticut Public Records
Many early General Assembly acts, petitions, Council of Safety journals, and other documents relating to probates, land grants, and military service in Connecticut are found in:
The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut (1636-1776). 15 Volumes. Hartford, Connecticut: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1850-90. (FHL book 974.6 N2c; films 908423-29; fiche 6051120.)
The Public Records of the State of Connecticut 1776-1792. Seven volumes. Hartford, Connecticut: Lockwood & Brainard, 1894-1948. (FHL books 974.6 N2ct Volumes. 1-3; film 944114-15 Volumes. 1-7.)
These records are available online at http://www.colonialct.uconn.edu
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