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Family news

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Bachelder letters, 1885-1902

 File — Box 3, Folder: 7
Identifier: C-Misc 96
Scope and Contents

Seven holograph letters sent to Cale Harold Bachelder and Mrs. C.C. Bachelder from various senders. The letters discuss family news as well as pharmacology and the University of Michigan.

Dates: 1885-1902

Betsey Cott[?] letter to Samuel, September 3, 1837

 File — Box 1, Folder: 25
Identifier: C-Misc 32
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter from Betsey Cott[?] in Malden, written to her friend, Samuel, in 1837. In the letter, Cott[?] discusses family news and religion, including the right of God to take away children as he gives them.

Dates: September 3, 1837

George G. Granger letter to Mary Ann Hendee, October 3, 1844

 File — Box 1, Folder: 36
Identifier: C-Misc. 44
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter from George G. Granger in Boston, MA to Mary Ann [Granger] Hendee in Pittsford, VT, dated October 14, 1844. The letter discusses Pittsford family news as well as life alone in Boston.

Dates: October 3, 1844

Heath Family letters, 1857-1866

 File — Box 2, Folder: 12
Identifier: C-Misc 69
Scope and Contents

Includes 16 holograph letters written by the Heath family betwee 1857 and 1866. Senders and recipients include Eliza Heath, Charleton Heath, Elvira Heath, Edwin Heath, Sarah K. Heath, and Isaac Heath. The letters were written from Bow NH, Winona WI, and Chippewa Falls WI.

Dates: 1857-1866

Hotel Bradford letters, 1885-1890

 File — Box 3, Folder: 6
Identifier: C-Misc 95
Scope and Contents

Twelve holograph letters sent between 1885 and 1890 from "John" at the Hotel Bradford in New York City to "Honey." The letters are likely addressed to the writer's wife, and contain daily news and also mention the couple's child.

Dates: 1885-1890

H.W. Pond letter, February 1, 1869

 File — Box 2, Folder: 25
Identifier: C-Misc 83
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated February 1, 1869, written by Mrs. H.W. Pond in San Francisco, CA to Mrs. Sarah B. Perry in Groveland, OH. The letter discusses various family tragedies, such as the death of Perry's daughter in a steamship accident and Pond's stillborn child.

Dates: February 1, 1869

L. Hommedieu and Sarah B. letter to Henry Reynolds, June 28, 1839

 File — Box 1, Folder: 29
Identifier: C-Misc 36
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter signed L. Hommedieu and Sarah B. and addressed to Henry Reynolds, dated 1839. The letter was sent from Norwich [VT], to Cincinnati, OH, and contains advice by its writers to their nephew traveling west. The letter discusses Westward expansion, and contains spiritual admonitions and family news.

Dates: June 28, 1839

Laura M. Craig letter to Barrett Ames, January 12, 1836

 File — Box 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: C-Misc 28
Scope and Contents

One letter written by Craig in New York City to Ames in Mobile, AL discussing family news and the Scarlet Fever outbreak in New York City.

Dates: January 12, 1836

Letters from Lincoln, Vermont, 1873-1874

 File — Box 2, Folder: 28
Identifier: C-Misc 87
Scope and Contents

Two holograph letters dated April 12, 1873 and May 8, 1874 written by "Ade" in Lincoln, VT to V.N. Atkins in Warren, VT. The letters contain family news.

Dates: 1873-1874

Letters from Norfolk, Virginia, May-December, 1915

 File — Box 3, Folder: 30
Identifier: C-Misc 119
Scope and Contents

Three holograph letters (one dated May 12, 1915), written by "Joe" in Norfolk, Virginia, to "Frank," discussing their mother's illness.

Dates: May-December, 1915

Leveridge Family letters, 1865-1870

 File — Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: C-Misc 79
Scope and Contents

Includes three holograph letters written by members of the Leveridge family. The first two letters are written by Maria L. King in Warsaw, IN to John B. Leveridge in [Goshen, IN], and are dated July 2, 1865 and September 7, 1865. These letters discuss soldiers returning home from serving in the United States Civil War, farm life, and family news. The third letter is written by Jeff S. Leveridge in Goshen [IN] to Maria L. King in Warsaw, IN, and is dated April 10, 1870.

Dates: 1865-1870

N. Bent letter to Mary Ann Bent, October 13, 1838

 File — Box 1, Folder: 27
Identifier: C-Misc 34
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter by N. Bent in Fitzwilliam [NH] to Mary Ann Bent in Stockbridge, VT in 1838, discussing illness, cancer, and deaths. Bent discusses the deaths and poor health of several relatives, including the death of his grandmother and the health of an uncle and aunt. Bent remembers the illness of his mother, which included having a 17 ounce tumor removed from her breast and resulted in the loss of her right side.

Dates: October 13, 1838