A group of Dewey family documents - 139 pieces in all. They cover approximately. 120 years, from 1769 to 1924.
The bulk of the collection is the various legal documents including leases, deeds, bills, contracts, accounts, estate appraisals, in addition to a copy of Eldad Dewey's Will and Probate Records. The documents bear the names of many Dewey family members such as Eldad, Charles E., Elijah, and Jedediah, as well as those of many area families.
Other records are related to Bennington, Vermont businesses which the Dewey family were a part of including the Bennington and Glastonbury Railroad, and the Bennington Iron Company. Also included is various correspondence written to members of th