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Guide to the Nathaniel Cotton Letter MSS.2671

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

February 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-13T11:01-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Nathaniel Cotton Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2671

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1851 January 1

Abstract:

A letter from Nathaniel Cotton of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to his brother, Leonard Cotton of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, about the health of family members, business and the new year.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Nathaniel Cotton Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

In 1851 Nathaniel Cotton was a resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter from Nathaniel Cotton of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to his brother, Leonard Cotton of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, about the health of the family. As an engineer, he also comments on the construction of new roads and closes by wishing his brother a happy new year.

Letter Box SC0030 Folder 2671.1