Ohio River Valley -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: C-Misc 12
Scope and Contents Autograph letter, signed. Written from Cincinnati, Ohio, to his mother in Kingston, Rhode Island. Describes in detail Hazard's trip through Pennsylvania and Ohio, his impressions of the countryside, its inhabitants, and industry.
Scope and Contents Includes one manuscript diary kept by Edson, describing his journey from New Orleans to Cuba, and his return to New York via New Orleans and the Missippi and Ohio Rivers in 1836. The entries in Edson's diary describe various events, places, and people he encountered on his journey in great detail. During his travels, Edson appears to be scouting for new branch locations for his engraving firm, as he visited customers (mostly banks and businesses) on his way. Edson elected to travel to Cuba as ...