Dating rand mcnally maps
Letter to Jane Barlett of Bristol, New Hampshire, from her sister "A.B.", describing life with her husband since moving to Brockport, Monroe County, New York.The letters provide news about the family and friends in Coopers Plain.This collection also contains two legal documents: the will of Thomas Baker and power of attorney granted to Emma Bassett to sell and lease real estate.Also included are several items of correspondence and books of poetry.
The majority of the letters were sent to Samuel and Lucia Bassett in Gibbon, Nebraska from relatives in Coopers Plain, New York.The Albany Female Seminary was organized by an association of shareholders in 1828, and operated until 1867. She also describes the work of the Tribune Sunshine Society, of which she is president, organized to distribute books, magazines, flowers and other items to the homebound.Includes the papers of Cornelia Niles Allen, wife of the Baptist minister William W. Featured are five issues of The Garland, a handwritten literary magazine from Rensselaerville, Albany County, New York, of which Allen was "co-editress".Several of the letters were written during World War I and provide information on the hardships of that time.In one letter, she refers to the influenza outbreak.