Rial S. Benjamin
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Sarah Pfundstein January, 2013
Rial S. Benjamin was born about 1855 in Indiana. No other information is known about him.
Ancestry Library. www.ancestrylibrary.com (accessed January 22, 2013).
This collection contains a copy of a letter written in 1902 by Rial S. Benjamin to his sweetheart Miss Tini Hawkins. He discusses his love for her, a meeting of noted authors of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, at which James Whitcomb Riley attended, and the chance meeting of a childhood friend Will Frimmer at this meeting.
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Folder 1. Rial S. Benjamin
10-26-1902 Copy of letter written to Miss Tini Hawkins
Size of Collection: 1 Folder
Collection Dates: 10-26-1902
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English