Francis Hodgman Papers
1858, 1899, and Undated
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The collection includes family correspondence, newspaper clippings (copies),
stereographs, and certificates of appointment as Notaries Public for Frank and Moses. The 1881 correspondence describes Frank and Samuel’s experiences surveying in Colorado and Utah, the physical description of states and Mormons.
One oversized Certificate, appointing Moses as postmaster of Climax Prairie, Michigan, 1850, which was recorded as being purchased with the collection is now missing.