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Guide to the Conklin and Bedell families papers 2005.021

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Bedell family
Creator: Conklin family
Creator: Old Bushwick Reformed Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
Title: Conklin and Bedell families papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1839-1917
Abstract: The Conklin and Bedell families papers (1839-1917) contain financial records and some personal correspondence generated by Ebenezer Conklin of Brooklyn, New York, and his descendants. The bulk of the records were generated by Ebenezer Conklin, and mostly concern household expenses, repairs and improvements made on Conklin's several properties. The records of Nathaniel Augustus Conklin and Sarah Bedell, two of Ebenezer's children, continue the history of Ebenezer's properties. The small amount of correspondence contains Civil War letters, and a copy of the General Orders of the 19th Army Corps Headquarters at Camp Russell, Virginia. The collection also holds a cash accounts book and a pew ledger of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bushwick for the years 1876-1884.
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet in one record carton
Language of Materials: The materials are in English.
Call Phrase: 2005.021