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Correspondence and other papers of several New York State families,
discussing everyday events and problems, agriculture, religion, and prices;
also, Civil War letters of the Carver brothers of Savannah, New York; other
letters concern life in Montana and the Dakota territories and western Canada
(1870s). Includes correspondence of the Barnhardt family, Luke Blodgett, D.
Watson Davis, Henry Dean, and Aaron Lane; correspondents include Theodore and
W. H. Allen, Lydia Barnhardt, George Boardman, John and George Coventry, Alex
Vattemore, the Salina and Central Square Plank Road Company, and the Waterloo
Woolen Manufacturing Company.