Whitney family letters 1839-1843
Whitney family letters
Redfield, Mary Jane Whitney, b. 1821 and Whitney, William Wallace, 1817-1847
This collection is comprised of 30 incoming letters to Mary Jane Whitney and her brother, William Wallace Whitney, of Albany, New York. Eliza Whitney wrote 13 letters to Mary about her experiences at the Albany Female Academy, and William and George Whitney each wrote letters to Mary about their lives in Albany. Asa Whitney, a machinist and railroad entrepreneur, sent Mary and William news from home and updates on his business affairs.
The material is in English
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