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Mary Taylor Hale correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: c-00330
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence was written by friends and relatives in Michigan and California in the period 1864-1880 to Mary Taylor, later Mrs. Richard Hale, a school teacher residing in Milford, Michigan

In addition to education and the problems of teaching, such topics as the Civil War, the draft, election politics, and farming activities are discussed.

Also included are the courtship letters (1842) of John Taylor of Milford and Jane Wark of New York City.
Dates: 1835 - 1880

Pendleton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00295
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, a majority from relatives and school friends of Lottie Pendleton (later Mrs. George W. Bailey) whose home was in Cleveland, Ohio, and who attended college at Adrian, Michigan. The letters (1854-1862) are largely from students at Albion and Oberlin Colleges and the University of Michigan, discussing future visits and the infrequency or shortness of letters written or received. Also included is a letter from her brother, Harry, describing events of the...
Dates: 1774 - 1887

Stoddard family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00011
Scope and Contents This collections consists of transcripts of two letters written by early residents of Michigan. One letter (1852), written by Caroline Stoddard to her sister concerns the family's trip from New York to Tuscola County, Michigan via Lake Erie. The other letter (1864) was written by Caroline Stoddard's daughter-in-law, Jannette Stoddard, to her sister, commenting on the effect of conscription during the Civil War.The 1864 letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1852, 1864

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