Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers, ca. 1800-1900

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Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers, ca. 1800-1900

Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers, ca. 1800-1900

ca. 1800-1900

Correspondence of Ellen Dwight Twisleton, her husband Edward Turner Boyd Twisleton, William Warren Vaughan, Ellen Twisleton Parkman Vaughan, Mary Eliot Dwight Parkman, Elizabeth Dwight Cabot, and other correspondents.

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

eng,

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