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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

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); Smith's...
Dates: 1850 - 1892