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Mary Hamilton letters 1861-1866

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0580 (Text) 58001-109852 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/11/22 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/11/22 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains photocopies of letters written by Mary Hamilton and sent to her cousin, Adelia Hamilton, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The letters range from 1861-1866 and relate the weather, farm work, the condition of crops, illness, and family news. In some of her letters, Mary also mentions the war and speaks about a soldier with whom she is corresponding.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Mary Hamilton letters, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Mary Hamilton was born on April 16, 1845 in Allen County, Indiana to William and Joanna Hamilton. She married Austin Darroch on November 11, 1869, but they divorced in 1894. She passed away at Morocco, Indiana on February 12, 1914.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Mary Hamilton." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed November 22, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Mary Hamilton." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed November 22, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Mary Hamilton." Indiana Death Certificates, 1889-2011. Accessed November 22, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/."The Court House." The Fort Wayne Journal (IN), February 28, 1894.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Wayne Mann on 1968/03/08.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Agriculture > Indiana.
Families.
Fort Wayne (Ind.)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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