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CATALOGUE



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OBJECTS OF INTEREST



BELONGING TO THE



New Haven Colony Historical Society,

ROOMS 2, 3 & 4,

OLID ST^TE PiOXJSE,

NEW HAVEN, CONN.



L. S. Punderson, Lithographer & Printer, 12 Center St



1885.



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CATALOGUE



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ROOMS 2, 3 & 4,



OLD ST^TE liOXJSE,



NEW HAVEN, CONN.



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L. S. Punderson, Lilliographer & Printer, 12 Center Street.

1885.



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Catalogue.



1. Old Map, perforated by British bullets, July 5, 1779; from

the Mansfield mansion. Prospect street.

2. Colored Lithographic View of the bombardment of Forts

Hatteras and Clark.

3. "Perils of Our Forefathers." A steel engraving, represent-

ing the attack of the Indians at Hadley, Mass., 1675.

4. A Cannon Ball or Shell, thrown from one of the Barrier

Forts in Canton. China, into the United States corvette,
" Portsmouth." It passed through the side of the vessel,
demolishing a bureau, and lodged in the opposite side
of the cabin. The piece of timber containing the ball
was cut out by order of Admiral (then Captain) Foote,
who brought it home with him.

5. Photograph of an English vessel, wrecked in 1620, and

found in 1863, at Orleans, Cape Cod.

6. Ibex Horn.

7. Old Navy Pistol, taken from the wreck of a Spanish vessel,

1830.

8. Cavalry Sabre, said to be from the battlefield of Barossa,

Spain.

9. Sabre, picked up after one of the battles in Virginia in 1862.

10. An iron Slave Yoke and Handcuffs, found on a Louisiana

plantation, and brought to New Haven by Col. Frank
H. Peck in 1862.

11. Colored Lithographic View of the wreck of the "'Royal

George," sunk at Spithead, England, 1782.

12. A View of part of the town of Boston, Mass., and Britii^li

ships of war landing their troops, in 1768.



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13. Philip Marett's Certificate of Membership in the Bunker

Hill Monument Association.

14. View of the "Deacon Austin Corner," northwest corner of

Church and George streets. This property was in the
possession of the Austin family from 1727 to 1857.

15. Two Bayonets from the battlefield of Gettysburg.

16. Bayonet, carried in the war of 1812, by Abijah Loomis.

17. Flag, carried by the Tenth Connecticut Volunteers in forty-

two battles during the war of the rebellion.

18. Gun, used by Peter Harrison in the French and Indian war,

1756-1765-

19. Musket, used by a Confederate soldier in Virginia.

20. A Flint-lock Musket, one hundred years old ; history un-

known.

21. Carbine, captured in the Mexican war, 1S46.

22. Carbine, captured at Fort Fisher during the war of the

rebellion.

23. Old French Double Barreled Breach-loading Gun.

24. Old United States Musket.

25. Rifle, presented to Major Lyman Bissell by the scholars of

General Russell's Academy in 1855.

26. United States Flint-lock Musket, marked "North Carolina,"

captured from the Confederate forces at the battle of
Roanoke Island.

27. Musket, captured from an English soldier in the revolution-

ary war.

aS. King's Arm, dated 1762, captured at the battle of Trenton;
for sixty years this weapon was in the possession of the
Elliot family, Guilford, Conn.

29. Shotgun, used for more than fifty years by Mr. Rutherford

Trowbridge, who died in 1825.

30. Musket, which belonged to Capt. Caleb Gilbert of New

Haven, and used by him in the revolutionary war.

31. Musket, captured by Johah Hotchkiss from a Hessian sol-

dier during the invasion of New Haven, 1779.



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32. Gun, Powder Horn and Shot Pouch, used by Mr. Ruther-
ford Trowbridge in the old French war, and afterward
in the defence of New Haven, 1779.

T^T^. An African Powder Horn.

34. Cavalry Sabre, from the battle of Malvern Hill.

35. {a) Sword of Major General Israel Putnam, used by him in

the revolutionary war.
{b) Sword of Major Meeker, used by him in the revolution-
ary war.

36. Indian Bows.

37. Sabre, of Southern manufacture, captured at Fort St. Philip,

in the war of the rebellion.

38. {a) Sword, used by a British officer in the old French war.

{h) Sword, used by Col. Ozias Bronson, in the revolutionary
war.

{c) Sword, worn by Sergeant Small at the battle of New
Orleans, 1815.

39. Oil Painting, representing the New Haven Green, with the

"Old Brick Meeting House" (taken down in 1812), and
the old Burjnng Ground, College Chapel, President's
House, and other buildings in the rear of the church.

40. Steel Engraving, representing the pulling down of the

statue of George III. by the " Sons of Freedom," in the
Bowling Green, New York, July, 1776.

41. A Pike Head and portion of Handle; one of ten thousand

made by order of the Governor of Georgia, to repel the
Northern invasion, 1S61.

42. Sword, used by Col. Ebenezer Johnson in the Indian wars,

1757-

43. English Bows and Quiver.

44. Fiji War Club.

45. {a) Marine Officer's Sword, used in the battle of New Or-

leans.
{b) Hanger, worn by a sergeant in the New Haven Grays,
1835-

46. Mexican Lance, taken in the Mexican war, and brought

from Vera Cruz by Lieut. Henry Eld, U. S. N., 1847.



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47. A Brank; defined by Webster as follows: "A scolding
bridle, an instrument used in some parts of England and
Scotland for correcting scolding women. It consists of
a head-piece which encloses the head of the offender,
and of a sharp iron which enters the mouth and
restrains the tongue."

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