Hedges Family Papers

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Hedges Family Papers


Hedges, Daniel (c. 1740-1831)
Hedges, John Daniel (1783-c. 1856)
Hedges, Stephen (?-?)
Hedges, Wilkes (1775-c. 1849)
Clark, Moses (1960-1841)
Commercial correspondence.
East Hampton, NY
Sag Harbor, NY
Southampton, NY


Members of the Hedges family (sometimes spelled “Hodges”) were among the original settlers of Southampton, Bridgehampton, and East Hampton, Long Island. This collection contains papers of Daniel, Huntting M., Wilkes, and John Hedges. Included are business letters/notes, deeds, indentures, and ledger sheets.


M. O’Connor


Hofstra University Special Collections/Long Island Studies Institute


1770 – 1868


Michael Curtis


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Collection Items

Indenture (1814)
An indenture obligating Moses Clark to repay Wilkes Hedges the sum of $200 dated June 21, 1814

Letter to John Hedges (1821)
A personal letter pertaining to the housing and room and board of a child, written by Isiah Dibble to John Hedges.

Indenture (1819)
An indenture obligating John Hedges to repay Stephen Hedges $1,400.

Business Correspondence from Albert Dibble (1794)
A letter pertaining to a shipment of wheat being shipped toe Daniel Hedges from Albert Dibble via Sag Harbor, NY

Hedges Family Papers Finding Aid
Finding aid for the Hedges Family Papers Collection.
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