Collection (1802-1863) of a New York family including correspondence from England,
Correspondence includes two letters (1831, 1839) from England to relatives in America, describing the unsettled conditions and continued burning of large farms in the English countryside. Other subjects of discussion include agricultural failures, adventures of a seafaring relative, and the unequal division of a family estate in addition to general family news.
Other items include New York deeds (1802, 1827), a lease (1810), a will (1863), receipts (1822-1861), a note written in German, and a copy of The Clinton Courier (Clinton, N.Y.), January 20, 1863.
Gift of Mr. Stephen Westfall
Processed by D. Lennon, September 1967
Encoded by Apex Data Services
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