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Guide to the General Curtiss Estate Correspondence MSS.2117

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Finding aid prepared by Jamie Burke

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@bama.ua.edu

March 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-08-28T15:30-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

General Curtiss Estate Correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.2117

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 linear foot 2 letters, 2 envelopes, 1 business card

Dates:

1871

Language of Materials note

English

Abstract:

Both of these letters are to members of the Hines family in Newburgh, Indiana, discussing the will and estate of General Curtiss. One is to Olney Hines disucssing beneficaries and assests in the will of General Curtiss. The other, to a Mr. E.C. Hines is from Memphis lawyer L.C. Castle discussing the will. L.C. Castle had been in communication with I.E. Carroll about the will. New York attorney K. Carroll's business card is included.

creator

Castle, L.C.

creator

Curtiss, Horatio

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Preferred Citation:

General Curtiss Estate correspondence, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Jamie Burke, August 2008

Biographical/Historical note

L.C. Castle was a legal counselor living in Memphis, Tennessee.

Scope and Contents note

Two letters to members of the Hines family in Newburgh, Indiana. One letter is from Horatio Curtiss in Clinton, New York to Olney Hines discussing the beneficaries and assets in the will of General Curtiss. The second letter is to Mr. E.C. Hines in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana. The letter discusses the will of General Curtiss and the heirs of his estate. L.C. Castle was counsel to the executor of the will and had been communicating with George I.E. Carroll about the will. The business card is for a K. Carroll, attorney in Rome, New York.

General Curtiss Estate Correspondence 0.1 linear foot Box SC0008 Folder 2117

Letter from L. C. Castle, Memphis, Tennessee, to E. C. Hines, Newburgh, Indiana, April 1, 1871 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32173

Letter from Horatio Curtiss, Clinton, New York, to Olney Hines, Newburgh, Indiana, October 16, 1871 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32174