Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
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.
This collection contains five letters to Alexander Brown in Jackson County, Michigan, from relatives in New York. The letters discuss family news, agriculture prospects, and the possibility of moving to Michigan as Brown had done (1836). Also included is a diary kept by Belle Voorheis of Mungerville (now Burton), Michigan. Her entries record life in rural Michigan in 1872. The collection also contains a recipe for brewing beer.