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Charles William Cathcart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

French family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00030
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of personal correspondence of the French and Cady families, related through the marriage of Sarah Jane Cady to Newell Andrew French. The families were originally from New York and Pennsylvania. Although most letters contain family news, there are those discussing land, crops, and conditions of the times.The letters of Myron French and Charles Cady from June 9, 1861 through June 29, 1864 describe the Civil War. A letter of August 12, 1861 tells of the...
Dates: 1856 - 1931

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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Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1