history teacher form my local high school...
Hardcover: 146 pages
Publisher: History Press Library Editions (July 18, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 5559159
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
Thieves, rumrunners and rapscallions all color the unsavory side of Litchfield County history. Townspeople accused women of witchcraft simply for not bearing enough children in the early days of the region. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Owen Sullivan and William Stuart took advantage of the county s isolated stretches and a currency shortage to build counterfeiting empires. In 1780, Barnett Davenport s brutal actions earned him ...