Edward K. Hitchcock family correspondence  1837-1880 (bulk 1837-1853)
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Title: Edward K. Hitchcock family correspondence
Creator: Hitchcock, Edward K., 1817-1909
Inclusive dates: 1837-1880
Bulk dates: 1837-1853
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
This collection contains 63 letters written and received by members of the Hitchcock family of Strong, Maine, in the early 19th century. Edward K. Hitchcock received 40 letters from his parents and siblings, as well as 4 letters from cousins and other relatives, 12 from acquaintances, and 1 from the Maine Secretary of State. The collection also has 1 letter Edward wrote to his parents and 5 letters addressed to other members of the extended family. Edward's siblings and parents primarily provided news from Strong, Maine, in the 1830s and 1840s, and his other correspondents reported on financial matters.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu