Scope and Contents
The collection includes manuscript materials-correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will; printed and typescript materials-invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings. Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, S. Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, & Wheeling, W. Va., and Ireland; westward migration, 1849; gold mining, slaves; business and family affairs.
Correspondents include C.J. Cox, James & Louisa Creegan; Bridget Flinn; Creed Haymond; Archbishop John Hughes; James D. Lamb; Harrison Low; William Macdonnell; Asa Squires; W.O. Tarleton; Zephaniah, Mary L., Sophia, Mary G., Delia, & Benjamin H. Watson; and A. M. Wheeler. Persons receiving correspondence, mentioned, or commented on, and persons or organizations, parties to various business or legal papers include Abraham & Muriel Brookbank; Orestus A. Brownsun; Matthew Campbell; Cornelius B. Carney; Isaac & William Collins, Susanna Cook; Joseph Cunningham; Thomas Dison; Fairmont & Palatine Bridge Co.; Peter Flinn; Thomas Fowler; Abraham & Jacob S. Hayden; W. C. Haymond; Jeremiah Highfield; Martin Hurley; Basil Patterson; George W. Paris; Joseph & Charles Peach; Benjamin Reader; Margaret Reeves; Richard Smith; Thomas G. Steele; James Eliazor; Azariah, Zachariah, Elizabeth, Sarah, James, Ann, Dent, Thomas, Henry, & Louisa Watson.
0.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/2 in. (1 folder))