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Civil War Period Newspapers collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00512
Scope and Contents This collection includes single issues of American newspapers from the Civil War period which do not directly relate to other Historical Collections. The April 1865 issues of the New York Herald and the Weekly Journal of Commerce report the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: 1863 - 1865

Samuel H. Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence addressed primarily to Samuel H. Abbott of Cedar Dale, Sanilac County, Michigan, from members of his family. The letters include a remedy for small pox, references to the draft and techniques of dodging it during the Civil War, concern over sale prices of farm products, especially wheat, and one letter concerning the great fires of October 1871 and the damage done by them in Sanilac County and in Ontario, Canada.Also included is a diary...
Dates: 1853 - 1903

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