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Bissell Copybooks

Identifier: MS-Bissell

Scope and Content

Two volumes, one by each of the Bissells. John's contains arithmetical practice and Titus' contains handwriting practice.


  • 1810-1811

Acess Restrictions

The records are stored in a restricted area and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

Use Restrictions

See Hartford History Center's Collection Use policy. Permission to publish from the Collection must be obtained in writing from curator of the Hartford History Center, and a copy of the published work may be requested by the Hartford History Center. The Hartford History Center reserves the right to refuse permission to publish, etc. to those who have not complied with its policies. Use of the collections will normally not be permitted for the purpose of promotion of commercial products and services or political campaigns. Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library reserves the right to limit the number of photographic prints/captures and to restrict the use or reproduction of rare, fragile, or valuable objects.

Biographical Note

John Humphrey (1800-1845) and Titus Lucretius Bissell (1802-1869) were students at the Literary School in Hartford.


2 Volumes

Language of Materials



Schoolwork by John Bissell and Titus Bissell.


The collection is closed. Additional accruals are not expected.

Bissell copybooks
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Repository Details

Part of the Hartford History Center Repository

Hartford History Center
Hartford Public Library
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Hartford CT 06103 USA