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Collection Title: Crosby Family Letters and Miscellaneous Ledgers

Accession Number: AM 89-16

Inclusive Dates: 1849-1916

Volume: .20 cu.ft.

Given By : Donated by Mrs. Nollie Hickman.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

The collection contains:

  1. One looseleaf notebook containing original letters clipped to typedtranscriptions. These letters begin in 1849 with Benjamin Wiggins of Bangor writing
    letters of introduction for Edward Crosby, his brother-in-law, who was planning to travel to California. Most of the remaining letters (1850-1877) were written
    primarily by W.G. Crosby in Maine to his brother "Ned" in south Mississippi. They concern family matters and business interests.
  2. A small accounts ledger (1857).
  3. Typed ledger sheets of the Native Lumber Company of Howison, Mississippi and the Ten Mile Lumber Company of Ten Mile, Mississippi (1915, reported 1916).


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