Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1380
Scope and Contents This single typed page includes information about Samuel Wells's trip from his home in Schoolcraft, Michigan, in the fall of 1851, to Louisville, Kentucky. He traveled with his brother. They took the stage to White Pigeon, Michigan, where they got the train for South Bend. They were late arriving because the baggage car was "derailed near Bristol by a cow." In South Bend, people greeted the first passenger train's arrival with bonfires and drums. Riding a new omnibus, they went to the new St....
Collection — Box 1
Collection — Folder S0597
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a September 8, 1817 letter sent by Deputy Surveyor William Harris to Surveyor General Edward Tiffin. The letter was written from Cincinnati and is a preliminary report regarding the survey Harris was conducting of the western and northwestern borders of Ohio and describes his difficulties surveying the area due to the weather, the swamp lands he found impassible for his horses, and his health issues. The collection also contains a photostat copy of a...