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Crosby family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c.00268
Scope and Contents The Crosby family papers consist primarily of diaries kept by family members in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Michigan. Hale E. and Mary Chamberlain Crosby, who lived in Concord, New Hampshire and later Ashby, Massachusetts, kept a journal recording their work, their religious and social activities. The Crosbys moved with Mary's parents, the Chamberlains, to New Buffalo, Michigan in 1844.Their son, J. Birney Crosby, was sent from Michigan to Massachusetts in 1860 to attend...
Dates: 1838 - 1900

John Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00286
Scope and Contents This collection consists of deeds and receipts of John Shaw of Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is a Civil War letter describing battles around Richmond, Virginia, a letter licensing Shaw as a minister of the Christian Church of Adrian and Rome, Michigan (1867).The Civil War letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1838 - 1872

Lickly family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00434
Scope and Contents The Lickly family papers contain Civil War letters (1862-1864) of William Lickly, James Lickly, and Albert Barber, to and from friends and relatives. They were members of the 18th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The letters contain articulate descriptions of military life and occasional commentary on the condition of "Negroes in the South." The post-war letters are concerned with Michigan farm life and religious activities. Note: A spelling change sometime between 1864 and 1866 added an "e" to...
Dates: 1862 - 1874

Parsons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00020
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910

Rufus B. Cole letter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00264
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Rufus B. Cole, stationed with a Michigan civil War regiment in Louisville, Kentucky. The letter is primarily concerned with religious concerns and Cole's desire to be home again. This letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-1E/cole/.
Dates: 1863