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George Dennett letter

 Collection — Folder: S0350
Identifier: S0350

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a copy of a letter from George Dennett in Elizabeth, New Jersey to his son Jack Dennett in Brookville, Indiana on March 7, 1869 regarding a death in the family, other family news, a recipe for pudding, and national politics.


  • 1869/03/07


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

John “Jack” Dennett lived in Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana, when he enlisted in the Union army during the U.S. Civil War. He was born in New Jersey about 1838 to his father George Dennett, who lived in Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey. Jack Dennett and his wife Lucreita had several children: Anna E., Mary M., Harriet, George E., Lucretia, Francis, and Edith.


Information found within collection. Accessed on January 16, 2014.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Barbara Applegate.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014 January by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2014 January by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2018/05/01 by Brittany Kropf.
George Dennett letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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