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Hettie G. Fenimore family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-038
Identifier: SFHL-SC-038


This collection consists primarily of letters written to Hettie Fenimore by her family, including her brother Jason, his wife Mary, their children, and Eliza Fell. The correspondence relates personal and local news. Also included are letters written by Hettie's mother, Amy, and a copy of a commencement speech given at Central High School, Philadelphia, in 1858 by her nephew, Frank. Frank's letters contain several of his poems and amusing anecdotes about Philadelphia in the 1850's.


  • Creation: 1832-1869


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Hettie G. Fenimore was a Quaker, the daughter of John and Amy Fenimore of Mt. Holly, New Jersey. She died unmarried in 1891. Hettie's brother, Jason, married Mary Fell in 1839, and had three children, Francis, Rebecca, and Edward.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--William S. Stilwell. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1983.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Script of description

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