Tuscola County (Mich.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters received by Frank J. Jenkins, a resident of Fostoria, Michigan. The letters, primarily from Pitt Potter, discuss law practice in Woodville, Texas, and describe the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Also included are agreements to lease farm land in exchange for labor or taxes in Tuscola County, Michigan.
Dates: 1882 - 1893
Scope and Contents The Frederick Bourns papers contain several certificates recording the elections of trustees for the First Presbyterian Society of Vassar, Michigan, of which Bourns was an elder. Also included are eligibility lists for Civil War military service, submitted to Bourns by various townships in Tuscola County, Michigan.
Dates: 1856 - 1863
Scope and Contents This collection contains a circular from the election of 1876 entitled "Life of Gov. Tilden, Our Next President"; a membership advertisement (1886) for the Tuscola County, Michigan Club, signed by N. M. Richardson; and an election circular (1890) for George W. Stone for auditor general of Michigan.
Dates: 1876 - 1890
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence among Slafter family relatives and their close friends make up the bulk of this collection. Early letters, dated 1858, tell of the scarcity of money and suggests that barley should be planted because it is the most profitable crop. Family news and town gossip are also prominent items in the letters. A June 17, 1858 letter from another brother to William tells of killing one elk and capturing another. March 12, 1863 letter mentions the sacrifice of soldiers to...
Dates: 1855 - 1891