Scope and Contents
Includes business and personal correspondence, accounts, legal papers, bank statements, maps, etc. Business correspondence, 1850-1938, include letters concerning A. P. Howard's various business enterprises; farm, livestock, fruit and produce, Wellsville, Ohio; printing firm, Columbus, Ohio; tannery, Corry, Penna.; bank and metal works, Pittsburgh, Penna.; farm, Congo, W. Va.; subscription agent in Wellsville, Ohio for National Era, Washington, D. C. Earlier letters are to A. G. DeSellem, an uncle, including several concerning missionary work and anti-slavery activities, mention is made of several colleges, Western Reserve, Oberlin and a school in Albany.
Personal correspondence, 1853-1912, includes family letters from J. F. Howard, father, J. W. Howard, cousin; and Frank, Carl, Perle and Homer, sons. Also, some letters from A. P. Howard to his sons and his wife. Several regarding his service in Civil War; choice of site and inscription for a monument to the 15th Penna., Cavalry.
Legal papers include inventory and appraisement of Wm. Taggart's estate. Map of Chicago during Columbia Exposition.
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