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Fay family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00115
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between members of the Fay family living in Middletown and Westfield, Connecticut, and in Genesee County, Michigan. The letters discuss agricultural and economic prospects, religious concerns, family matters, and social activities.

Dates: 1832 - 1875

Waters family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: c-00325
Scope and Contents This collection contains five letters relating family matters, three of them from Achsa Waters of Independence and Union, Michigan, to her family (Otis) in Steuben County, New York. She mentions visits to Oberlin, Ohio; a trip through Memphis to Vicksburg, Mississippi (1864) to teach the "colored people" and to deliver clothing from Oberlin and Union. Another letter, form Otis B. Waters of Genessee County, New York to his uncle, talks of finances and an impending trip "West" to be married....
Dates: 1860 - 1865