Dennett family papers 1725-1867


Dennett family papers 1725-1867

Collection consists of correspondence, diary, deeds, and other papers of Alexander, John, Mark, Sylvester J., and William Dennett, of Kittery, Maine; of Benjamin, John and Joseph Kingsbury, of York County, Maine; and of the Remick family. Includes materials relating to family members, politics, temperance, militia, local taxes, the customs service, and the trial of Admiral George Dewey.

.5 linear foot (2 boxes)

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Dewey, George, 1837-1917 (person)

George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was Admiral of the Navy, the only person in United States history to have attained the rank. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish–American War, with the loss of only a single crewman on the American side. Dewey was born in Montpelier, Vermont. At age 15, Dewey's father enrolled him at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont. Two years later Norwich expelled him for drunkenness and herding sheep into...

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Kingsbury, Joseph (person)

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Dennett, Sylvester J (person)

Dennett, Mark (person)

Dennett, William (person)

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Kingsbury, Benjamin, Jr., 1813-1886 (person)

Kingsbury, John (John Graham) (person)

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