|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.