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Anna Rebecca Edwards reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00289
Scope and Contents This collection contains the reminiscences of Anna Rebecca Edwards describing pioneer life in Michigan in the late 19th century. Her parents, Isaac Carver and Ruth Jessop Carver, moved to Michigan in 1859, settling first in Benzonia and then moving to Frankfort. Edwards describes the difficulties of pioneer life, especially illness and scarcity of food. She also discusses agriculture, education, social activity, daily work, and housework.The collection also includes brief notes...
Dates: 1936

Benjamin D. Pritchard records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00324
Scope and Contents This collections contains records, account books and letterbooks of Captain Benjamin D. Pritchard, Commanding Officer of Company L, 4th Michigan Cavalry, dating from August, 1862, to July, 1865. The military materials include two ledger books (1862-1865), five folders of invoices and receipts, and an inventory of Company L's weapons, ammunition, clothing, horses, and track. There are also several roll call issues of supplies.Another ledger gives the daily cash account of...
Dates: 1862 - 1911

William Tobias papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00205
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of William Tobias, a farmer and school district official in Williamston, Michigan. Included are personal and business correspondence, legal documents, tax assessments, fraternal lodge papers, and a small personal account book. Also included are materials relating to the Williamston School.
Dates: 1858-1887, undated