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Guide to the Letter from John to M.C. Sage MSS.2514

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

September, 2009.

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-03-09T12:52-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from John to M.C. Sage

Unit ID:

MSS.2514

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Letter, 1 Envelope)

Dates:

1866 August 20

Abstract:

John writes to his niece and newphew in Indiana as he travels west through the midwest, at least as far as Iowa. He describes his discoveries about friends and relatives living in the west and promises to send some silk and a book by mail.

Scope and Contents note

Contains an account from a man traveling westward through the midwest. He writes to his nephew and niece about the relatives and friends he has found thus far on his travels and promises to send some silk and a book by mail.

Biographical/Historical note

The writer, John, sent this letter from Batavia, Iowa, through which he passed during his journey west. The nephew and niece he writes to were in Bellmore, Indiana.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from John to M.C. Sage, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Letter from John to M.C. Sage Box SC0024 Folder 2514.01