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Dewey, Israel Otis, 1824-1888

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1824 - 1888

Israel Otis Dewey was born on March 9, 1824 in Berlin, Vermont. He was postmaster in Hanover, New Hampshire and was involved with mercantile business in town. In 1864 he became paymaster of volunteers, acting in this capacity until the close of the Civil War. In 1867 he was made a paymaster in the regular army of the United States, with the rank of Major. He retired from the army in 1888. Dewey died on May 12, 1888.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

To the Honorable, the Trustees of Dartmouth College

Mss 001173
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 001173
Overview Asking the Trustees of Dartmouth College to take back their ferry rights from the White River Falls Bridge Company, which would allow for the construction of a free bridge across the Connecticut River.