William H. Osborne diary
Scope and Contents
The diary includes the records of expenses and earnings for Osborne's farm in 1864 as well as personal entries. Also included are cash accounts involving work in the legislature and a record of bounty funds paid to Osborne for recruitment of Civil War soldiers.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
William H. Osborne was a prosperous Tecumseh, Michigan farmer and local politician, having served as a Justice of the Peace, school inspector, township supervisor, and highway commissioner. He was also elected to the state legislature in 1864 and 1866.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Clara Waldron, 1962-08-00. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- William H. Osborne Diary
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- Finding aid written in English.