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Guide to the Stuyvesant-Rutherfurd Papers
1647-1917 (bulk 1840-1917)
  MS 605

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

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Series XVIII: Margaret Rutherfurd White

Scope and Contents note

Margaret Rutherfurd White was the daughter of Lewis Morris Rutherfurd and Margaret Chanler Rutherfurd. She married Henry White, a U.S. diplomat, in 1879. The series consists of letters that she received , and a small number of receipts and bills.

Subseries 1: Margaret Rutherfurd White - Letters Received N.D., 1873-1893

Scope and Contents note

Most of the correspondence is from Margaret Rutherfurd White's sister-in-law, Margaret Rutherfurd Stuyvesant. Other correspondents include Margaret Rutherfurd White's mother, Margaret Chanler Rutherfurd, and her cousin, Mary E. Pierrepont. Content mainly deals with family and social matters, including Louisa M. Rutherfurd's illness and confinement to a sanatorium in the early 1890's.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Margaret Rutherfurd White -- Letters Received
N.D., 1873 - 1893
Subseries 2: Margaret Rutherfurd White - Accounts, Bills, Receipts N.D., 1881, 1887-1888

Scope and Contents note

Most of the material is from the Army and Navy Cooperative Society, Ltd., London, from which Mrs. White purchased items such as furniture and drapery.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 10 Margaret Rutherfurd White -- Accounts, Bills, Receipts
N.D., 1881, 1887 - 1888

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