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Hodge (Benjamin) Papers
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Papers belonging to American horticulturalist and nurseryman Benjamin Hodge.
Benjamin Hodge (1797-1868), moved with his family to Buffalo, New York, as a small child. He was captured by the British during the War of 1812, later began a career as a horticulturalist and nurseryman, and in 1826, opened the Buffalo Nursery. His son, Lyman Davis Hodge (born 1835) moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, where he entered business as a spice and coffee merchant and in the last years of his life planned to move to the Pacific Northwest. Other branches of the Hodge family lived in Ohio and Michigan.
7 Linear Feet (6 boxes and 1 envelope)
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