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Letters to Cady relate to sheep raising, wool sales, lumbering, farm
machinery, land sales, legislative issues including civil and criminal codes,
free common schools, an agricultural college, the Sodus Canal, telegraphy,
temperance, and family matters. There are also deeds, receipts, inventories,
sermons, and poems. Correspondents include Jedediah Barber, Ezra Cornell, John
McGraw, Henry W. Sage, Josiah B. Williams, and others.