L. L. Bennett Letter

1915
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.06
Creator(s)
Bennett, L. L.
Physical description
0.02 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
L. L. Bennett Letter (CD 01.06), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
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Letter from L. L. Bennett to Clarence Searl in 1915. The letter indicates Bennett giving Searl dental forceps he had been using while in Minnesota.


Biographical/historical information

L. L. Bennett left Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois, in 1862. He had a pair of dental forceps made by [Tiemann (?)] and Co. Bennett used these forceps in Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota, from 1864 to 1874 or later. On 7 December 1915, he gave the forceps to Clarence Searl. Bennett and Searl were both dentists and/or physicians, with Bennett as president of the National Farmers Bank in Owatonna, Minnesota, and A. C. Searl as acting "2nd Vice President."

L. L. Bennett may be Dr. Leonard L. Bennett (1840-1916) and Clarence Searl may be Clarence A. Searl (1888-1970) and/or the "A.C. Searl" listed as the "2nd Vice President" of the National Farmers Bank, Owatonna, Minnesota.


Scope and arrangement

Letter from L. L. Bennett to Clarence Searl in 1915. The letter, written on National Farmers Bank in Owatonna, Minnesota, stationery, indicates Bennett giving Searl dental forceps he had been using while in Minnesota. The handwritten letter is accompanied by a transcription.


Administrative information
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Processing information

Processed by Melissa Nasea, 2015

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Language of material

English

Key terms
Topical
Dental Equipment

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Letter from L. L. Bennett to Clarence Searl. Transcription by Melissa Nasea, 7 December 1915, 2015