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Abraham Miller letters

 Collection — Folder: S954
Identifier: S0954
The collection contains two handwritten letters from 1845 as well as transcripts typed in 1969. These letters contain topics such as disease, farming, mutual family and friends, and steamboat travel. The collection's two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the personal lives of mutual friends and family. Also included is an obituary for Dr. James Reid Hinkle dated 1914.

Dates

  • 1845

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Historical Note

The collection's two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the personal lives of mutual friends and family.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as donation.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed on 2012/02/18 by Claire Rutledge. EAD finding aid created on 2014/12/17 by Bethany Fiechter.
Title
Abraham Miller letters
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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