Backus-Woodbridge family papers [microform], 1773-1936 (bulk 1773-1865).


Woodridge family. Backus-Woodbridge family papers [microform], 1773-1936 (bulk 1773-1865).

Backus-Woodbridge family papers [microform], 1773-1936 (bulk 1773-1865).

Microfilm copy of boxes 1-3 of the Backus-Woodbridge collection, MSS 128, at the Ohio Historical Society, includes genealogical material, family correspondence about early Marietta and Ohio, Dudley Woodbridge-Robert Whiting correspondence regarding land sales, William Woodbridge letters regarding Michigan affairs, and Dudley Woodbridge-Harman Blennerhasset correspondence and business records.

4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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