Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Two handwritten letters from Christopher Hughes to Churchill Cambreleng. The first letter was sent from "In Town," the second from Stockholm. The letters discuss Hughes' daily activities as well as details of his travels and people encountered.
One letter from Cyrus Hawley to Samuel W. Collins regarding travel through early Alabama and the increasing distress faced by the local Native American tribes.
One holograph letter dated February 24, 1901 written by Hannah B. Randlett (b. 1836) in Cairo Egypt to Christine [Rice Hoar]. The letter is written on stationery from the Shepheard's Hotel in Cairo, and describes Randlett's trip to Egypt, including the drownings of the two sons of Alexander C. Humphreys on the journey.
One holograph letter dated November 9, 1899 written by Hiram M. Hiller in Lucknow, India to "Frank" in Kahoka, MO. The letter serves as a report of Hiller's travels through India and Afganistan, with mention of the Great Mutiny. The letter is written on stationery from Bill's Emperial Hotel.
Includes 22 handwritten letters written by John Springs to A.B. Davidson in Charlotte, NC between 1848 and 1853. The letters are friendly in nature and contain descriptions of Springs' travels to various places in the United States.
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.
Includes one handwritten letter written by P.A. Bolling in Tallahassee, FL, to Robert T. Hubbard in Cumberland County, VA, describing a trip to Florida and an attack by Native Americans in 1837. Bolling (also of Cumberland County) describes his journey to Florida in 1837, and includes news of an attack by Native Americans upon the wagon train near St. Marks, FL.
One holograph letter dated August 15, 1894 from "Marie" to "Will." The letter is written on stationery from the Schloss Hotel, in Heidelberg, Germany, and discusses the author's daily activities such as hiking with horses, attending an opera, as well as weather conditions and travel plans.
Includes four handwritten letters by David Woodhull Wetmore to his wife, Harriet Sharpe Wetmore in 1845. The letters were written during Wetmore's travels abroad in England, and were sent to his wife in Jamaica, NY. The letters were posted from Liverpool (2), Sheffield, and Birmingham.
Includes one handwritten letter from W.S.W. Ruschenberger in London to his mother, Ann Ruschenberger in Philadelphia, sent in 1838. The letter discusses sightseeing in London, Ruschenberger's plans for future writing, as well as his personal life.