Personal letter collection, 1792-1973.


Lindenhurst Historical Society (Lindenhurst, N.Y.). Personal letter collection, 1792-1973.

Personal letter collection, 1792-1973.

Letters, postcards, invitations, certificates, and telegrams to Lindenhurst citizens about business, probate, retirement, payments, donations, awards, condolences, and politics, 1848-1973; personal and business letters, invitations, clippings, bills, notice of election of Arthur Neville as Justice of the Peace, passport, photographs, and small personal record book of various Neville family members, 1874-1927; notes and clippings about problems with probate of Dittman wills and Dittman correspondence, 1927-1930; promissory notes and receipts of F. William Jaqui of New York City, 1853-1864; dedication pamphlet for the Dittman Memorial Chapel located at the Central New York Spiritualist Association campgrounds in Freeville, N.Y., 1952; listing of military service of Herman Oelckers from 1895 to 1912 and teacher service report about Eleanor S. Neville, 1912-1916; love poem entitled to Phebe Fleet, 1792; letter from Herbert H. Lehman to Miss Anne Law to attend a buffet luncheon, 1936; and letters to Charles Wagner, a merchant, about legal matters, 1885-1887.

.3 cubic ft.



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Central New York Spiritualist Association (Freeville, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 (person)

Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Oelckers, Herman. (person)

Lindenhurst Historical Society (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Neville, Eleanor S. (person)

Law, Anne L. (person)

Wagner, Charles U. (person)

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