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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the G. Reid Letter MSS.3103

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

November 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-23T16:00-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

G. Reid Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3103

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1872 May 21

Abstract:

A letter written on 21 May 1872, from G. Reid of Robinson, Illinois, to his brother and sister.

Preferred Citation:

G. Reid Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Processing Information:

Processed by

John C. Harris, 2010

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter written on 21 May 1872, from G. Reid of Robinson, Illinois, to his brother and sister. In it he describes how the town has prospered with the completion of the railroad; the number of lumber cars passing daily - each with 6 or 7 thousand board feet of lumber on them, the addition of a lath and shingle mill and the prospect of a stone mill. He also describes how well his crops are doing.

Letter Box SC0054 Folder 3103.01