White Family Papers,1851-1861.

Collection Number: 6029

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
White family papers, 1851-1861.
Collection Number:
6029
Creator:
Quantity:
9 items.
Forms of Material:
Letters, legal documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Miscellaneous documents include two letters to Hiram White from Henry W. Sage (Ithaca) discussing payment of a note and for a horse, a liquor license granted to Hiram White and a receipt from a New York liquor dealer, and four letters from Civil War soldiers J. M. Brown, Royal S. White, Herman Sawyer and Captain G. V. White discussing war clothing allotment, duties, salary, souvenirs, battles, and recruits. Schuyler County.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Miscellaneous documents include two letters to Hiram White from Henry W. Sage (Ithaca) discussing payment of a note and for a horse, a liquor license granted to Hiram White and a receipt from a New York liquor dealer, and four letters from Civil War soldiers J. M. Brown, Royal S. White, Herman Sawyer and Captain G. V. White discussing war clothing allotment, duties, salary, souvenirs, battles, and recruits. Schuyler County.
SUBJECTS

Names:
White family.
Brown, J. M.
Sage, Henry W.
Sawyer, Herman.
White, G. V.
White, Henry W.
White, Hiram.
White, Royal S.

Places:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Schuyler County (N.Y.)--Social life and customs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
White family papers, #6029. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Item 1
From Henry W. Sage & Co. (Ithaca, N.Y.) to Hiram White (West Cayuta, N.Y.). April 29, 1851.
Discusses payment of a note.
Item 2
From Henry W. Sage (Ithaca, N.Y.) to Hiram White (West Cayuta, N.Y.). May 22, 1851.
Discusses payment for a horse.
Item 3
Town of Cayuta, Schuyler County, N.Y., May 10, 1854.
License granted to Hiram White of Cayuta to sell liquor by the Commissioners of Excise. (two similar but not identical pcs.)
Item 4
From Watson Harderbeyle, dealer in liquor (N.Y. City) to Hiram White (West Cayuta, N.Y.). March 3, 1855.
Discusses receipt of payment and wares on hand.
Item 5
Record of indictment, September 3, 1855.
Of Hiram White for intoxication, Elmira, N.Y.; signed Hiram Potter, justice.
Item 6
From J.M. Brown (Camp Seward, near Rockville, Maryland) to his wife. Dec. 1, l86l.
Discusses his clothing allotment, the weather, his duties and his salary. Back sheet contains a pencil sketch of the inside of his tent.
Item 7
From Royal S. White (Alexandria, Va.) to William B. White. April 21, 1862.
Relates plans to travel down river to Ft. Monroe, discusses a shipment of souvenirs to Havanna, N.Y., and the possibility of being in the battle of Yorktowne.
Item 8
From Herman Sawyer (Son-in-law of Hiram), (Newburn, N.C.), April 26, 1862.
To someone in care of William B. White, his brother-in-law, asking someone to care for his money.
Item 9
From Captain G.V. White (Albany, N.Y.) to William White (Cortland, N.Y.). Dec. 17, l86l.
Discusses recruits and his situation.