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Guide to the Simeon B. Chittenden letter 1980.021

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 18, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Chittenden, S.B., (Simeon Baldwin), 1814-1889
Title: Simeon B. Chittenden letter
Dates: 1867
Abstract: This collection consists of a letter from Simeon B. Chittenden to a friend concerning a visit to Washington, D.C. and his family's health. Simeon B. Chittenden (b. 1814) was a member of the United States Representative from New York and served as vice president of the New York City Chamber of Commerce. He resided in Brooklyn at 18 Pierrepont Street and his body was interred at Green-Wood Cemetary upon his death in 1889.
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0095
Call Phrase: 1980.021
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Organizations

  • United States. Congress. House.

Subject Topics

  • Politicians |z United States

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Simeon B. Chittenden letter, 1980.021, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The item was formally accessioned in 1980.

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