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Elizabeth Jewett married Peter Saxe, a storekeeper, mill owner, and local politician of Saxe's Mill, Vermont, on May 17, 1813. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her great-granddaughter-in-law.
Gift of Mrs. John Godfrey Saxe
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