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Catalog Number KSa2
Collection Kate Strong Historical Library
Object Name Papers, Personal
Title Papers (Bennett Family)
Creator Bennett Family
Dates of Creation 1680-1957
Scope & Content Deeds, wills, tax lists, court papers, letters and other documents collected by the Bennett family of the town of Brookhaven. Oldest document is a deed from Samuel Eburne to John Biggs, 1680. Family members mentioned in the documents include Israel Bennett, John Bennett, Joseph Bennett, Israel C. Bennett and William H. Bennett; others include Benjamin Hallock, Eleazor Hawkins, Daniel Ackerly, Jacob Biggs, Richard Miller, Issac Hawkins and William Jayne. There is also a letter from Osborn Shaw about the documents, discussing methods of conserving them, c. 1940.
Size of Collection 50 items
Credit line Museum Collection