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Aaron Grady papers

 Collection — Folder: S532
Identifier: S0532
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a poem from Aaron Grady in Virginia or Ohio circa 1864/10/19 regarding the battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia.

Augustus G. Sinks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1193
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of Augustus G. Sink’s Four Years in Dixie, a history of the 46th Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Also included is a copy of the complete muster roll of the 46th Indiana, copies of newspaper clippings concerning the 46th Indiana, and a copy of Sinks’ obituary.

Bailly family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0206
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed copies of letters that Joseph Bailly sent to Jarmin Pothier, Toussaint Pothier, and Angus MacKintosh (1800-1801); Charles E. Hambleton's Civil War muster roll, promotion, and discharge documents (1861-1864); a letter from West Virginia Adjutant General Isaac H. Duval regarding a medal awarded to Major Hambleton for his service in the Civil War (May 8, 1867); a certified copy of Marie Louise and Charles Hambleton's November 23, 1869 marriage license (November 23,...

Benjamin Franklin Day letters

 Collection — Folder: S0342
Identifier: S0342
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Franklin Day in Buena Vista, Virginia to his niece Jenny ranging from 1931 to 1932 regarding daily life, current events, family news and history, recollections of his life, including his time in the U.S. Navy.

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his daughter regarding...

Blaze Robertson collection

 Collection — Folder: S1125
Identifier: S1125
Scope and Contents There are twenty-two photocopied pages, some typed and some handwritten, in this collection. Charles Boswell wrote one page entitled "Reminiscences." Five pages list descendants but without any dates. Eight pages are excerpts from an 1813 diary by Mr. Robertson [first name unknown], and were typed by Ben H. Robertson, Distributing Company of Tacoma, Washington, during January 1958. The next seven pages are hand-written and give a history of the Robertson family. The last page, dated November 1,...

Caroline Depew Williamson manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S1432
Identifier: S1432
Scope and Contents This three-page, typed manuscript is entitled "Recollections of My Childhood Days," written by Caroline Depew Williamson on January 3, 1897, when she was 86 years old. She begins with her birth in Virginia and move to Indiana when she was twelve years old. Caroline tells about the hazardous journey in November and December 1822. After a short stay in Paoli, the family moved to Orleans. She attended a subscription school, where her favorite teacher was Mr. Proctor. At the age of 16, she became a...

Carson family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0230
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and other documents, including legal transactions, from various members of the Carson family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa and Virginia ranging from 1825 to 1915, with some undated regarding family matters, Quaker meetings, and legal transactions.

Daniel W. Voorhees letters

 Collection — Folder: S1343
Identifier: S1343
Scope and Contents The two letters in this collection were written in ink and signed by D. W. Voorhees. The oldest letter, dated June 20, 1860, was written to Colonel Richard W. Thompson in Washington, D.C. about Daniel's trip to the nation's capital. He wrote: "I start tomorrow to Charlottesville, Va. I will spend some time on the way and will reach there on Saturday the 30th, and one of the chief pleasures I anticipate is in meeting you and George Hughes according to promise. I do wish you will come. I am...

Elisha and Fanny Hughes letter

 Collection — Folder: S1286
Identifier: S1286
Scope and Contents Clarence H. Smith, New Castle, Indiana, typed this letter written on January 23, 1824 from Elisha and Fanny Hughes of Franklin County, Indiana, to Stacy Taylor, Loudoun County, Virginia, Hillsboro Post Office. The greeting is to "Father and Friends." They "had a very good journey." They got to Mahlon Smith's in seventeen days. They lived in Henry Fry's house until they bought a farm of 125 acres for $400.00 paid in full. They report the fruit trees, crops, and livestock on the farm. They list...

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