Caleb Carr Letters,1856-1867.
Collection Number: 2386
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Caleb Carr letters, 1856-1867.
Forms of Material:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Letters written to Caleb and Emily Pierce Carr of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, from family members in Genoa, Locke, and Elmira, New York.
Collection material in English
Letters written to Caleb and Emily Pierce Carr of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, from family members in Genoa, Locke, and Elmira, New York. Subjects include family and local news, farm conditions, politics, temperance, spiritualism, the Panic of 1857, and homefront reactions to the Civil War. Also, 13 letters to Carr from Henry Queripel, Jr. of New York City, mostly concerning his farm property in Wisconsin, but also commenting on commodity prices and trading conditions, religion, a smallpox epidemic in New York, and the Civil War.
Carr, Emily Pierce
Carr, Emily Pierce.
Queripel, Henry, Jr.
Queripel, Henry, Jr
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Agriculture -- New York (State)
Depressions -- 1857.
Smallpox -- New York (N.Y.)
Manners and customs
Cayuga County (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
Hillsboro (Wis.) -- Social life and customs.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Cayuga County
New York (State) -- New York
Form and Genre Terms:
Caleb Carr. Letters, #2386. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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