The Connecticut Press Issues Ebook of New Haven Town Records from 1769 to 1819
Called an invaluable resource by the Connecticut History Review (Vol. 60, No. 2 Fall, 2021, pp. 87 – 89), the volume provides a first-hand account of New Haven’s history from the beginnings of the American Revolution up to the role of pioneer of the city. in the American Industrial Revolution. It also contains biographical information on over 2,000 New Haveners in a fully indexed format.
“We are thrilled to make this highly acclaimed reference book available to modern readers for the first time in more than 200 years,” said Peter J. Malia, director of The Connecticut Press. “Because it offers important primary source information about New Haven’s growth as a great city and a leader of the Industrial Revolution, we expect scholars and students to want to re-evaluate New Haven’s place in Connecticut and American History.”
Founded more than 20 years ago, The Connecticut Press, based in Cheshire, CT, is a publisher specializing in fine and decorative arts, American history, photography, biography and reference works.