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Hicks family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00004
Scope and Contents

The Hicks family papers include three letters (1841-1846) from members of the Younglove family to William and Nabby Hicks which discuss family affairs, crop conditions in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and the state of the Democrat and Whig parties in New York. Also included are a Civil War pass (1861) issued to George Hicks at St. Louis, Missouri, a contract (1871) for the building of a home, and a widow's government pension (1878) granted to Nabby Hicks.

Dates: 1841 - 1878

Joseph R. Williams papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.1
Scope and Contents The first seventeen folders of this collection contain letters of correspondence with Joseph R. Williams prior to his acceptance of the presidency of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Many of these letters are from his father and other family members. Additionally, there are letters to Williams, operating as a land speculator in Ohio and Michigan, from friends and business associates in Massachusetts and New York. The letters reflect a precarious economic...
Dates: 1827 - 1867

Rawson Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00072
Scope and Contents The Smith family papers consist mostly of Alfred Smith's letters to his parents while he was in the Army, and correspondence exchanged by family members in Michigan and New York in the years following the war. The collection also includes various documents including insurance policies, deeds, mortgages, and a lottery advertisement (1868).Subjects of particular interest from Alfred's correspondence include conditions in the Union hospital at Albany, New York (July 12, 1862);...
Dates: 1850 - 1892

Roscoe Conkling papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-42
Scope and Contents

The Roscoe Conkling papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and printed materials. The correspondence relates to personal matters as well as New York and national politics. Also included are materials from Conkling's Frey/Frye/Fry ancestors, including a family history. Correspondents include George Bancroft, Hamilton Fish, James A. Garfield, Ulysses S. Grant, Horatio Seymour, and William T. Sherman.

Dates: 1769 - 1895

William I. Winne letter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00417
Scope and Contents

A letter written by Winne, of Albany, New York, addressed to Augustus Harris of Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, New York, discussing the results of local elections for the Federalist and Democratic candidates in the towns of Bethlehem and New Scotland, New York comprises this collection.

Dates: 1835

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