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Benjamin Sumner papers

MS-968
 Collection
Identifier: MS-968
The papers of Benjamin Sumner consist of accounts, including receipts, property records, petitions, deeds, correspondence, and land plats, relating to his life in Hebron, Connecticut and Claremont, New Hampshire. Related papers of his son John Henry Sumner are also included. Of note is a letter written by New Hampshire Congressman Samuel Dinsmore on the eve of the War of 1812.

Dates

  • 1759 - 1809

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

.50 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Benjamin Sumner (1737-1815), civil servant. Consist of accounts, property records, petitions, deeds, correspondence, and land plats, relating to his life in Hebron, Connecticut and Claremont, New Hampshire.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA