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Letter from Samuel M. Olden to Mary W. Olden about geneology of the Lawrence and Olden Families, 1847 November 15

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists mostly of eighteenth-century correspondence and documents of members of the Olden family of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Benjamin Olden, Ephraim Olden, John Olden, and Samuel Olden. The collection contains estate inventories, a partnership agreement, leases, a will, a deed, receipts, and articles of agreement. In addition, there is a copy of a sermon (1769) by Samuel Fotheringill.

Additional accessions include twelve letters (1818-1826) from Hugh B. Ely to his father-in-law, Joseph Olden, about family matters and eight letters (1800-1810), also to Joseph Olden, from Alexander Elmslie chiefly about investments.

Collection History



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Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Letter from Samuel M. Olden to Mary W. Olden about geneology of the Lawrence and Olden Families; Olden Family Papers, C0531, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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