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Harriet J. Benedict letter


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-344-0

Scope and Contents

Letter written by Harriet J. Tomlinson Benedict (about 1787-1861) from Orange, N.J., to Nancy Walker and Harriet Nettleton in Woodbury, Conn., regarding Harriet's health and other family matters. Benedict was married to Woodbury lawyer Noah Bennet Benedict (1771-1831), daughter of Isaac Tomlinson and Jemima Bacon Tomlinson, and granddaughter of wealthy Woodbury merchant Jabez Bacon (1731-1806).


  • Created: 1838 Oct 26
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/09/2012


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


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Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown.

Method of Acquisition

Found in collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Harriet J. Benedict letter
Leith Johnson
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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