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Series I. Correspondence 1746-1878 [series]:
Ezra Cornell's correspondence consists of hand-written letters sent and received, drafts of outgoing letters, documents or drafts of documents intended to clarify or develop certain points in the correspondence, and occasionally letters between persons other than Ezra Cornell.

The correspondence closely follows and details Ezra Cornell's many business enterprises, personal interests, family relations, and the founding of Cornell University. In many cases he used his correspondence as the "document of record," declaring that a letter was to serve as instruction, documentation, or mandate. This was true in both business and family correspondence. Cornell was tireless in self-documenting his affairs and those of his family, encouraging correspondents to regard their letters as important works by leaving margins on the pages and improving their spelling. Most letters were subsequently marked by a member of the family with the name of the correspondent. Cornell also kept many handwritten copies of his own outgoing letters.

Cornell and his correspondents (particularly members of his own family) discussed episodes of poor health, journeys, businesses, fires and floods, and myriad family matters (including news, gossip, and criticism of family members). But the letters also display frequent contemporary comment on many of the issues of the nineteenth century: slavery, the Civil War, temperance, religion, and national and local politics.

Ezra Cornell's letters reveal a man whose principal values did not change over the course of a long and busy life. From his first letters to his last, he ceaselessly preached the merits of industriousness, education ("Knowledge is power"), abstemiousness, and familial trust and devotion. He was always generous with his pecuniary accumulations, whether a few dollars or many thousands, so long as the cause in his view was just and embraced his own values of education and honest hard work. He was always interested in the plight and betterment of "colored" people, and employed women from the beginning. He very clearly believed in the common man's ability to prevail if afforded the opportunities his times conventionally denied.

The earliest letters derive from his travels through New England, the Mid-Atlantic states, and the Deep South selling plows and plow patent rights, and exploring America as a place in which his skills and work could be turned into industrial and financial success. A proven aptitude for design, mechanics, and construction, and an acquaintance with Samuel F.B. Morse resulted in his working with the test laying of the buried telegraph cable between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. When the trench system failed, Cornell devised an effective way of stringing the wires on poles, and the result permitted and ensured the telegraph's success. That achievement allowed Cornell to direct the enterprise of establishing several new telegraph lines in the East and Midwest; this involved the selling of stock and the actual engineering of the projects. The demanding work took him far from home, and resulted in his writing very many letters in which he described his work and continued to attempt to maintain control of his family's upbringing by correspondence. By reinvesting his earnings and accruing stock in various telegraph lines, he was in the position to accumulate great wealth when Western Union was formed. The development of the telegraph industry was contentious from the beginning, and letters refer frequently to litigation, patent abuse, and the venal behavior of scoundrels and such "pirates" as Henry O'Reilly. Cornell was regularly dunned for payment of bills, and he frequently noted his extreme poverty; he was occasionally sued for payment. Suits dogged Ezra Cornell for much of the rest of his life. As litigation proceeded, it was not always clear that the Morse patent would prevail in court.

Throughout the papers, even before the establishment of his wealth, Cornell is beseeched for money, a job, or some other kind of favor. These appeals are ubiquitous. He often made small grants. His unquestioned leadership of the family and concerted efforts to formally augment the honor of the Cornell family resulted in his being constantly appealed to for aid. The correspondence is expanded somewhat by responses to Ezra Cornell's instruction that people in the offices of the telegraph lines, or family members apprise him of their actions.

The Civil War consolidated Cornell's relationship with members of his family, including his younger brother Daniel, who was severely wounded at Vicksburg and thereafter endured a difficult, and well documented, recuperation. Nephews of Ezra Cornell fought for the Confederacy, and became prisoners of war. One nephew, Union soldier W. Irving Wood died from wounds received in battle. Many other letters from friends or constituents describe the War, recalling the tedium and politics of army life, the tribulations of living in the field, horrible woundings, and the glory and debasement of battle and the Civil War itself.

One of Cornell's initial philanthropic efforts was to finance the construction of the Cornell Public Library in Ithaca, which housed a library, and also served as a place for the meeting of civil, social, and religious organizations. An exchange of letters in January 1864 "staggered" his lawyer F.M. Finch with news that Cornell intended to devote the largest measure of his fortune to a noble cause that would soon lead to the founding of a new kind of practical university. From this point until his death in 1874, the correspondence traces Cornell's involvement with the design of the university, pertaining particularly to the Land Grant endowment and financing the institution. Cornell had served in the New York State Legislature with Andrew Dickson White, a like-minded educational idealist who would become Cornell University's first president. Letters between them make clear that Cornell would attend to the practical problems of establishing the college, and that White was to nurture the university's intellectual foundation.

During a brief foray into the coal oil business in Ohio and Kentucky, and during his years as a New York State Legislator, Ezra Cornell also kept in close contact with his family by correspondence, still seeking to manage the affairs of his children, and concerning himself with the establishment and development of the family's Forest Park farm; land later to become the central campus of the University. A life-long interest in the science of agriculture is revealed as Cornell pays close attention to matters of cattle and crops, even during his legislative career and while founding the University. A rumored sixty million dollar legacy from the English Cornell family and Cornell's life-long pursuit of news and family history from the DeRuyter Cornells and from other long separated members of the family resulted in an increase in family correspondence. Letters to Legislator Cornell reveal New York State residents' problems and needs. When he founded the University, the newspaper stories resulted in his receiving appeals claiming pathetic need. In many cases, he sent a few dollars or a few books to the petitioner.

A detailed correspondence follows his involvement with two other enterprises late in life: the Albany Agricultural Works, and the American Photo-lithographic Company, which he founded with Thomas N. Rooker. Rooker seems to have enjoyed an especially friendly relation with Cornell, one of the few evidences in the Correspondence Series of non-family cordiality.

Principal correspondents include J.J. Speed, D.T. Tillotson, Amos Kendall, and F.O.J. Smith in the telegraph industry; Andrew Dickson White, Hiram Sibley, and F.M. Finch in matters of Cornell University; his wife Mary Ann, son Alonzo, sister Phebe Wood, and brother D.B. in his family.

 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence [subseries]:
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1828-1845 [subseries]:
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June 17, 1828 - September 22, 1830
August 23, 1830. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Manlius:

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May 19, 1831 - June 12, 1837
February 24, 1832. Ezra Cornell's response to expulsion from Quaker Church due to his marriage to Mary Ann Wood:

March 6, 1834. Ezra Cornell to Elijah Cornell:

January 13, 1836. Reference to "distressing conflagration" in New York City.

May 15, 1836. Ezra Cornell to Elijah Cornell discussing Ithaca's potential, mentioning the New York and Erie Railroad and the Sodus Canal.

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June 18, 1837 - September 11, 1838 67 digital images
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October 27, 1838 - July 15, 1841
October 6, 1839. Elijah Cornell to Ezra Cornell, regarding the economy:

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July 15, 1841 - August 13, 1842
July 15, 1841. Letter to the Trustees of the village of Ithaca concerning complaints about Ezra Cornell's bull.

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August 18, 1842 - January 31, 1843
1842. Ezra Cornell to the editor of the Maine Farmer regarding Maine's potential as an agricultural state.

August 27, 29, and September 29, 1842 concerning Cornell pottery.

January 23, 1843. Samuel F.B. Morse to Archibald L. Linn with sketch of his electromagnetic telegraph instrument. Morse alphabet added to letter by Ezra Cornell, February 18, 1873.

January 31, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children describing a four day journey from Ithaca to New York City via stage, railroad, and steamer, relating conditions of travel, type and cost of food, arrival in the city, and the purchase of a life insurance policy. Visits and describes the Croton Reservoir.

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February 2, 1843 - August 17, 1843
February 10, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

March 11, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

April 2, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children giving instructions on family deportment, an account of a murder trial, and comment on Mesmerism, religion, personal faith versus organized religion, and the difficulties in selling plows.

April 9, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell providing extensive observations of slaves and slavery, race relations, and fatherly advice and concern.

April 18, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

May 16, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children concerning superiority of Northern farmers, praise of Southern land, Southern idleness, details of route walked, and gold mines.

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August 24, 1843 - February 5, 1844
September 3, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann and children:

October 28, 1843. Correspondence concerning trench digging and pipe laying machine.

October 29, 1843. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell describing telegraph pipe laying; Ezra Cornell's "flattering" business offers; settlement of Ithaca affairs; completion of plow business in Maine:

December 27, 1843. Authorization from Samuel F.B. Morse detailing plan of action for Ezra Cornell's role in the test laying at a salary of $1000 per year.

January 19, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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February 16, 1844 - March 31, 1844
February 16, 1844. Description of Franklin's printing press including a sketch, and a suggestion that it be displayed in the National Institute.

February 26, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children describing and providing sketches of items observed in the National Institute, including detailed description of implements of war from the Fiji Islands.

March 31, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell reflecting upon thirteen years of marriage:

Concerning the telegraph:

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April 1, 1844 - May 8, 1844
April 14, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

April 21, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

April 25, 1844. F.O.J. Smith to Ezra Cornell:

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May 13, 1844 - August 9, 1844
n.d. Morse's telegraphic alphabet and phrases written by Samuel F.B. Morse for use of Ezra Cornell on test line between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

July 28, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children describing in detail his journey by coach to Syracuse and train to Albany, his impressions of the State Geological collection, and discussing family businesses, finance, and poles for Benjamin Wood.

July 29, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children describing his trip by steamer "Portsmouth" down the Hudson as far as town of Hudson.

July 29, 1844. Samuel F.B. Morse to Ezra Cornell from New York:

August 9, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children concerning interest in the telegraph from companies in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York; potential employment with telegraph for family members; continued description of trip down the Hudson, including discussion of the raising of a sunken ship rumored to be that of Capt. Kidd.

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August 10, 1844 - September 25, 1844
August 18, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children reflecting on slavery and national politics:

September 2, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children discussing the bustle (women's fashion) and giving detailed directions to Mary Ann concerning her trip to Washington, D.C.

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October 7, 1844 - November 22, 1844
November 24, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell quoting "A World of Love at Home," a poem by J.J. Reynolds and giving instructions to his children on how to maintain this at home.

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December 1, 1844 - December 29, 1844
December 3, 1844. Samuel F.B. Morse to Ezra Cornell discussing the claims of Dr. Charles T. Jackson that Jackson was the inventor of the telegraph.

December 5, 1844. Orrin S. Wood to Ezra Cornell discussing use of telegraph to report proceedings of Congress.

December 15, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

Alarm machine, telegraph for the Postmaster.

December 22, 1844. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children sending New Years wishes and messages to Mary Ann, Alonzo, Frank, Elizabeth, and Oliver Perry to accompany books for each of them.

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January 2, 1845 - January 31, 1845
January 15, 1845. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell regarding E.B.'s financial difficulties and hopes for assistance from Ezra Cornell.

January 29, 1845. Jeremiah S. Beebe to Ezra Cornell:

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February 1, 1845 - March 23, 1845 52 digital images
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April 10, 1845 - May 29, 1845
April 19, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Samuel F.B. Morse:

Telegraph conflicts, alarm machine.

May 29, 1845. Amos Kendall to Ezra Cornell:

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June 15, 1845 - June 28, 1845
June 22, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children describing stage coach journey:

Health, possible routes out of the city for the telegraph, visit to old neighborhood (Bergen county), Staten Island.

June 30, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children concerning the approaching Fourth of July:

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July 6, 1845 - July 31, 1845
July 11, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

On visiting the Old Stone School House where he had gone to school 27 years ago:

July 27, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children written to

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August 2, 1845 - September 30, 1845
August 10, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

August 17, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children discussing health and fruit, and improvements to telegraph instruments:

September 19, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann and children describing telegraph exhibit at State Fair in Utica:

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October 1, 1845 - October 16, 1845
October 5, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

October 15, 1845. Ezra Cornell to C.G. Page, discussing improvements in instrumentand magnet designs:

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October 18, 1845 - October 31, 1845
October 30, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell and children:

Bible quotations (proverbs) concerning husbands and wives.

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November 1, 1845 - November 9, 1845
November 6, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

November 5, 1845. Ezra Cornell to E.B. Cornell:

November 12, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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November 10, 1845 - November 20, 1845 42 digital images
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November 22, 1845 - November 30, 1845
November 23, 1845. Ezra Cornell:

November 30, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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December 2, 1845 - December 13, 1845
December 7, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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December 14, 1845 - December 22, 1845
December 14, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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December 24, 1845 - December 31, 1845
December 30, 1845. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1846-1847 [subseries]:
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January 1, 1846 - January 24, 1846
January 10, 1846. Samuel F.B. Morse to Ezra Cornell:

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January 27, 1846 - February 23, 1846
February 8, 1846. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell admonishing him for revealing elements of slothful behavior.

February 9, 1846. Ezra Cornell to the Editor of the Herald concerning disputed invention of the telegraph.

February 22, 1846. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell calculating in real dollars the lifetime costs of drinking alcohol and using tobacco:

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February 24, 1846 - March 18, 1846
March 1, 1846. Description of telegraph lines and bridges.

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March 20, 1846 - March 30, 1846
March 30, 1846. E.B. Cornell from Ithaca:

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April 1, 1846 - April 29, 1846
April 29, 1846. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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May 1, 1846 - May 12, 1846 28 digital images
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May 15, 1846 - May 31, 1846 33 digital images
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June 3, 1846 - June 16, 1846 38 digital images
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June 17, 1846 - June 29, 1846 37 digital images
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July 1, 1846 - July 9, 1846 32 digital images
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July 10, 1846 - July 21, 1846 26 digital images
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July 25, 1846 - August 4, 1846
August 3, 1846. F.A. Brown to Ezra Cornell:

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August 7, 1846 - August 31, 1846
August 31, 1846. F.O.J. Smith to Ezra Cornell:

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September 6, 1846 - October 9, 1846
October 7, 1846. Incidence of vandalism of the New York line.

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October 11, 1846 - October 17, 1846
October 15, 1846. Telegraph stock, shares, dividends.

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October 18, 1846 - October 30, 1846
October 20, 1846. Negotiation of stock transfers (Ithaca Telegraph Company).

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November 1, 1846 - November 4, 1846 25 digital images
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November 5, 1846 - November 23, 1846
November 9, 1846. Instructions to employee Curtis from Ezra Cornell on operation of telegraph wires:

November 19, 1846. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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November 23, 1846 - December 15, 1846
December 6, 1846. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

December 15, 1846. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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December 15, 1846 - January 12, 1847
December 20, 1846. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

n.d. Faxton to his operators concerning quality of transmissions:

January 9, 1847. Amos Kendall to Ezra Cornell:

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January 14, 1847 - February 17, 1847
February 17, 1847. Theodore Faxton to Ezra Cornell:

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February 20, 1847 - February 28, 1847
February 20, 1847. Ezra Cornell to D.T. Tillotson:

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March 2, 1847 - March 14, 1847
March 8, 1847. Proposal of new venture from John Norton to Ezra Cornell, involving communication with Nova Scotia by visual telegraph (Eastern telegraph project).

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March 20, 1847 - April 19, 1847
March 31, 1847. C.F. Johnson to Ezra Cornell, discussing Eastern telegraph project and use of visual telegraph signals over long distances.

April 10, 1847. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

April 17, 1847. Telegraph messages to and from Ezra Cornell.

April 19, 1847. M.B. Wood to Ezra Cornell discussing family news and possible employment when telegraph is constructed in Michigan.

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April 21, 1847 - May 4, 1847
April 29, 1847. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

May 2, 1847. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell discussing telegraph business and proposing idea of telegraph lines outside of this country, in Cuba, Jamaica, and other islands.

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May 7, 1847 - May 29, 1847
May 29, 1847. Ezra Cornell to D.T. Tillotson:

Regarding the telegraph in Canada:

Telegraph lines (New York, Albany & Buffalo; New York & Boston), new lines (Erie & Michigan), finances.

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June 1, 1847 - June 10, 1847 36 digital images
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June 13, 1847 - June 22, 1847
June 21, 1847. British North American Electric Telegraph Association to Ezra Cornell thanking him for assisting in instruction of operators and offering him the contract for crossing the St. Lawrence.

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June 22, 1847 - June 23, 1847 24 digital images
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June 24, 1847 - June 27, 1847 37 digital images
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June 27, 1847 - July 7, 1847
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July 8, 1847 - July 20, 1847
July 8, 1847. O.S. Wood to Ezra Cornell from Montreal:

July 11, 1847. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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July 21, 1847 - August 14, 1847
July 25, 1847. Account of a trip from Ithaca to Ypsilanti, Michigan.

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August 15, 1847 - August 21, 1847 29 digital images
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August 21, 1847 - August 25, 1847 42 digital images
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August 26, 1847 - September 2, 1847
August 27, 1847. Circulars by H.B. Ely denying Ezra Cornell's right to erect telegraph lines on the Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee line:

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September 3, 1847 - September 11, 1847
September 8, 1847. M.L. Wood to Ezra Cornell:

September 11, 1847. Byron Kilbourn to Ezra Cornell and J.J. Speed:

Printed appeal from citizens of the western states:

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September 13, 1847 - September 27, 1847
September 13, 1847. Samuel F.B. Morse to Ezra Cornell:

September 19, 1847. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell with advice, instruction, and entreaties concerning the latter's study habits.

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September 28, 1847 - October 6, 1847 50 digital images
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October 7, 1847 - October 14, 1847
October 8, 1847. Ezra Cornell to D.T. Tillotson:

October 11, 1847. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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October 15, 1847 - October 18, 1847 46 digital images
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October 19, 1847 - October 20, 1847 46 digital images
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October 21, 1847 - October 28, 1847 48 digital images
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October 29, 1847 - October 31, 1847
October 29, 1847. Ezra Cornell to D.T. Tillotson, concerning western lines:

O'Reilly conflict.

October 30, 1847. Formal letter of protest concerning Ezra Cornell's work on Canadian lines;.

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November 1, 1847 - November 7, 1847
November 5, 1847. Zook and Barnes to Ezra Cornell concerning House's Printing Telegraph.

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November 8, 1847 - November 12, 1847
November 11, 1847. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell on delays in receiving materials:

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November 13, 1847 - November 19, 1847 44 digital images
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November 20, 1847 - November 30, 1847 52 digital images
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December 1, 1847 - December 6, 1847
December 4, 1847. J.J. Speed concerning his wounded knee:

December 5, 1847. J. Haviland to Ezra Cornell from Detroit:

Rates, materials and supplies, O'Reilly's line, Erie & Michigan Telegraph Company.

December 6. 1847. G.W. Benedict to Ezra Cornell with rate proposal for Troy & Canada Junction and Montreal & Troy Telegraph Companies.

December 6, 1847. J.J. Speed:

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December 7, 1847 - December 11, 1847
December 9, 1847. H. Wells & Company to Ezra Cornell concerning Ezra Cornell's finances:

December 10, 1847. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

December 11, 1847. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell concerning competition from O'Reilly's line.

December 11, 1847. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell, quoting letter to Speed from Smith:

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December 12, 1847 - December 17, 1847
December 15, 1847. L. Morrell to Ezra Cornell discussing feed for livestock.

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December 18, 1847 - December 22, 1847 44 digital images
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December 23, 1847 - December 27, 1847
December 23, 1847. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell from Chicago:

December 24, 1847. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Erie:

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December 28, 1847 - December 31, 1847
December 28, 1847. B.B. French, President of the Magnetic Telegraph Company to Ezra Cornell regarding shares issued as dividend payments and current operations of eastern lines.

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Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1848-1850 [subseries]:
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1848
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January 1, 1848 - January 8, 1848 45 digital images
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January 9, 1848 - January 12, 1848 49 digital images
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January 13, 1848 - January 18, 1848
January 15, 1848. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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January 19, 1848 - January 23, 1848 52 digital images
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January 23, 1848 - January 31, 1848 52 digital images
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February 1, 1848 - February 8, 1848
February 2, 1848. B.B. French to Ezra Cornell from Washington:

February 5, 1848. George Vail to Ezra Cornell concerning Morse Telegraph stocks and rights.

February 6, 1848. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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February 9, 1848 - February 22, 1848
February 16, 1848. J. Haviland:

February 18, 1848. AA. Mann to Ezra Cornell:

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February 23, 1848 - March 7, 1848
March 5, 1848. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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March 9, 1848 - March 31, 1848 86 digital images
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April 2, 1848 - April 13, 1848 43 digital images
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April 16, 1848 - April 30, 1848
April 18, 1848. Instructions for operating the Michigan lines.

April 29, 1848. Wire from H.B. Ely to E.B. Cornell:

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May 1, 1848 - May 12, 1848
May 9, 1848. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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May 14, 1848 - May 23, 1848 59 digital images
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May 24, 1848 - May 31, 1848 59 digital images
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June 1, 1848 - June 12, 1848
June 6, 1848. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell from Detroit:

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June 12, 1848 - June 21, 1848 48 digital images
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June 23, 1848 - July 3, 1848
July 1, 1848. Statement of costs, Detroit to Buffalo.

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July 4, 1848 - July 14, 1848 72 digital images
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July 15, 1848 - July 19, 1848
July 17, 1848. J. Dunham to Ezra Cornell:

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July 19, 1848 - July 23, 1848
July 22, 1848. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Buffalo:

July 23, 1848. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

Also work and education.

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July 24, 1848 - July 31, 1848 60 digital images
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August 1, 1848 - August 16, 1848 47 digital images
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August 17, 1848 - August 26, 1848 42 digital images
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August 27, 1848 - August 30, 1848 41 digital images
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September 1, 1848 - September 7, 1848 60 digital images
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September 8, - September 12, 1848 48 digital images
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September 13, 1848 - September 22, 1848 65 digital images
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September 23, 1848 - September 30, 1848
September 20, 1848. Patent Office to Ezra Cornell:

September 26, 1848. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

September 30, 1848. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

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October 2, 1848 - October 9, 1848
October 8, 1848. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Cleveland:

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October 10, 1848 - October 19, 1848
October 11, 1848. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

October 12, 1848. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell from Detroit:

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October 20, 1848 - October 28, 1848
October 24, 1848. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

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October 28, 1848 - November 1, 1848
October 29, 1848. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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November 2, 1848 - November 8, 1848
November 5, 1848. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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November 9, 1848 - November 14, 1848
November 9, 1848. Letter from John H. Cornell to Ezra Cornell proposing that he carry on the pottery business in Ithaca.

November 10, 1848. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell from Cleveland:

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November 15, 1848 - November 23, 1848
November 16, 1848. F.O.J. Smith to Ezra Cornell concerning insulators, telegraph conflicts, Henry O'Reilly, and Theodore Faxton.

November 23, 1848. J.J. Speed in Detroit to Ezra Cornell:

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November 24, 1848 - November 30, 1848
November 29, 1848. D.T. Tillotson to E.B. Cornell:

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December 1, 1848 - December 13, 1848
December 4, 1848. Samuel F.B. Morse to Ezra Cornell:

December 10, 1848. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell on the settlement of the O'Reilly controversy.

December 12, 1848. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell on the financial resolution of the O'Reilly controversy.

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December 14, 1848 - December 29, 1848
December 14, 1848. Horace Palmer to Alonzo B. Cornell concerning women, "theatres," and lost love.

December 18, 1848. Douglass Boardman to Ezra Cornell:

December 20, 1848. J.H. McFarland to Ezra Cornell:

December 21, 1848. H.C. Gilbert to Ezra Cornell:

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December 31, 1848 - January 7, 1849
December 31, 1848. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

December 31, 1848. Jane Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

January 2, 1849. Jane Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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January 8, 1849 - January 24, 1849
January 17, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

68 digital images
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January 25, 1849 - February 9, 1849
January 27, 1849. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

63 digital images
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February 10, 1849 - February 28, 1849 76 digital images
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March 2, 1849 - March 20, 1849
March 10, 15, and 17, 1849. J.J. Speed's experiments and speculations concerning telegraph science.

67 digital images
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March 20, 1849 - March 31, 1849
March 28, 1849. J.J. Speed on telegraph technology and Morse's patent.

42 digital images
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April 2, 1849 - April 18, 1849
April 13, 1849. J.J. Speed's experiments and speculations concerning telegraph science.

April 15, 1849. Jane Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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April 19, 1849 - April 30, 1849
April 23, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

Also, April 23, 27, 28, 30, 1849: J.J. Speed's speculations concerning telegraph science.

April 29, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell on temperance.

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May 1, 1849 - May 18, 1849
May 6, 1849. J.J. Speed's speculations concerning telegraph science.

66 digital images
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May 19, 1849 - June 4, 1849
May 19, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

May 28, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

June 6, 1849. Ezra Cornell to D.T. Tillotson:

55 digital images
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June 5, 1849 - June 10, 1849 83 digital images
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June 23, 1849 - July 2, 1849
June 30, 1849. Samuel F.B. Morse to Ezra Cornell:

36 digital images
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July 4, 1849 - July 12, 1849
July 4, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

Also Ezra Cornell's experiments with line connections.

45 digital images
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July 13, 1849 - July 26, 1849
July 13, 1849. J.J. Speed in Detroit to Ezra Cornell:

July 15, 1849. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell explaining the working of a telegraph line.

July 20, 1849. S.W. McGowan to Ezra Cornell discussing possible new lines in northern New York and difficulties in selling subscriptions.

33 digital images
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July 27, 1849 - August 9, 1849
July 29, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell concerning travel between New York and Ithaca, telegraph line operations, Ithaca & Owego railroad, Sodus Canal, and purchase of Fall Creek property:

August 6, 1849. J.J. Speed in Detroit describing the effect of the cholera epidemic in the west (mid-west), progress on the Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Cincinnati lines, and finances.

46 digital images
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August 11, 1849 - August 23, 1849
August 21, 1849. J. H. Wade in Milan to Ezra Cornell reporting on the progress of the Cleveland & Cincinnati line, and the effect of cholera in the region.

August 21, 1849. S.W. Hotchkiss in Galena to Ezra Cornell reporting on progress of new lines in Illinois and Wisconsin and the O'Reilly conflict.

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August 25, 1849 - September 10, 1849
August 25, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

September 8, 1849. Theodore S. Faxton to Ezra Cornell concerning settlement of Ezra Cornell's accounts with the New York, Albany & Buffalo Telegraph Company.

September 10, 1849. S.W. Hotchkiss to Ezra Cornell from Sheboygan concerning new lines under construction in the west, competition from O'Reilly, and the effects of the cholera epidemic.

54 digital images
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September 11, 1849 - September 19, 1849
September 17, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell, diagrams and description of new "switch" he had developed which would allow transmitting of messages over long distances without rewriting (connecting circuits). 2nd letter, same date, concerns progress on new western lines (Cleveland & Cincinnati, St. Louis).

38 digital images
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September 20, 1849 - October 4, 1849
September 20, 1849. Beach Brothers to Ezra Cornell inquiring as to arrangements for transmission of news messages for The New York Sun over the New-York & Erie and the Erie & Michigan lines. (Letter of October 1, 1849 indicates this idea has been abandoned by the Beach Brothers)

September 20, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell concerning prospects looking good for new western lines, O'Reilly conflict, and connecting circuits.

September 23, 1849. Phebe Wood to Ezra Cornell:

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October 5, 1849 - October 18, 1849
October 1849. George B. Prescott's answer to the bill of complaint by Ezra Cornell.

October 7, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell, regarding Speed's new circuit connector:

October 9, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell reprimanding him for closing his telegraph office early on an election night:

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October 20, 1849 - October 31, 1849
October 20, 1849. D.T. Tillotson to Ezra Cornell reporting on survey of Chenango Valley. October 20, 1849. E.D Benedict to operators connected with Cleveland and Pittsburgh line detailing a

October 27, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell describing continued experiments with his switch.

October 29, 1849. Ezra Cornell to D.T. Tillotson discussing Ithaca area lines (Waterloo and Elmira), operations of House line and Bain telegraph lines in the east, and the business of the New-York & Erie line.

47 digital images
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November 1, 1849 - November 26, 1849
November 4, 1849. E.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell discussing the potential of the Cincinnati, Wheeling, & Pittsburgh line and his view of Speed's switch as an important improvement in telegraph operations.

November 15, 1849. Letters of condolence from H.C. Buell and W.W. Marks to Alonzo B. Cornell on the death of his sister Elizabeth.

November 24, 1849. Phebe Wood to Ezra Cornell, expressing sympathy on Elizabeth's death and discussing the success of women telegraph operators:

48 digital images
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November 27, 1849 - December 12, 1849 54 digital images
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December 15, 1849 - December 26, 1849
December 18, 1849. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell discussing finances, results of his work in Ohio, and future plans for lines to the west.

December 22, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Board of Directors of Hudson River Railroad Company proposing a reciprocal arrangement for the right to erect poles along the railroad line from New York to Poughkeepsie and for free passage of his men in return for telegraph services for railroad business.

December 25, 1849. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann and children, from Peekskill:

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14 December 27, 1849 - January 14, 1850
January 5, 1850. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

50 digital images
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January 15, 1850 - January 29, 1850
January 28, 1850. T.W. Hotchkiss to Ezra Cornell from Milwaukee concerning finances, progress on Wisconsin lines, and the pirates.

January 29, 1850. T. F. Allen to Ezra Cornell giving account of his attempts to raise subscriptions for a line from Towanda to Owego.

43 digital images
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January 30, 1850 - February 19, 1850
February 25 and 29, 1850. Proposition by Ezra Cornell to New York and Erie Railroad Company.

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March 1, 1850 - March 29, 1850 54 digital images
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March 30, 1850 - April 15, 1850 57 digital images
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April 16, 1850 - May 8, 1850
April 20, 1850. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

April 1850. Letters from Speed describing possible improvements to telegraph technology, and a method of preventing steam boilers from exploding.

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May 9, 1850 - May 22, 1850
May 18, 1850. Statement describing the operations of the New York telegraph station, including transcriptions of messages and comment on illicit use of the line.

48 digital images
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May 25, 1850 - June 11, 1850
May 27, 1850. Letter from Speed describing possible improvements to telegraph technology.

54 digital images
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June 12, 1850 - July 4, 1850 43 digital images
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July 5, 1850 - July 19, 1850
July 17, 1850. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

57 digital images
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July 20, 1850 - July 31, 1850 32 digital images
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August 1, 1850 - August 28, 1850 84 digital images
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August 29, 1850 - September 20, 1850 68 digital images
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September 21, 1850 - October 30, 1850
October 2, 1850. Miscellaneous telegraph transcriptions, including account of Utah Indians/Snake Indians battle.

81 digital images
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November 2, 1850 - November 25, 1850 43 digital images
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November 26, 1850 - December 13, 1850
November 30, 1850. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

December 5, 1850. Jeremiah S. Beebe to Ezra Cornell:

December 5, 1850. Charles Robinson to Ezra Cornell:

46 digital images
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December 15, 1850 - December 30, 1850
December 9, 1850. J.J. Speed to Stephen Munn:

December 24, 1850. O.S. Wood to Ezra Cornell on Ithacaland, the DeWitt Farm, and the family.

61 digital images
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1851-1856 [subseries]:
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January 2, 1851 - February 6, 1851
1848-1851. Extracts from O'Reilly's letters to Delano.

January 21, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell discussing telegraph office operations, the possible dishonesty of an operator, and business with Hotchkiss.

February 4, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell concerning business with Faxton.

72 digital images
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February 7, 1851 - February 15, 1851 49 digital images
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February 17, 1851 - March 4, 1851
February 24, 1851. Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed discussing Speeds experiments and proposing that a consolidation of lines be considered.

February 28, 1851. D.T. Tillotson to Ezra Cornell:

March 4, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell from Detroit:

49 digital images
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March 5, 1851 - March 25, 1851
March 18, 1851. C.M. Ingersoll to Ezra Cornell from Newburgh regarding payment of operators.

54 digital images
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March 27, 1851- May 27, 1851
April 18, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell from Detroit reporting on western lines (Zanesville & Wheeling, Zanesville & Pittsburgh) and possible agreements with railroads.

May 3, 1851. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell concerning the insurance sold by Alonzo.

May 13, 1851. Report of the Ithaca Falls Company.

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May 29, 1851 - June 19, 1851 54 digital images
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June 20, 1851 - July 19, 1851
July 16, 1851. J. C. Woodruff to Ezra Cornell:

July 8, 1851. S.W. Hotchkiss to Ezra Cornell from Madison reporting of the reorganization of the Milwaukee, Galena & Chicago Telegraph Company under the name of the Northwestern Telegraph Company.

July 13, 19, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell concerning financial arrangements and operations of western lines.

54 digital images
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July 20, 1851 - August 19, 1851
July 28, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell concerning finances and management of western lines.

43 digital images
  12  
August 27, 1851 - September 29, 1851
August 27, 1851. L.C. Woodruff to Ezra Cornell expressing support of leasing the New-York & Erie line to Ezra Cornell.

September 6, 1851. Mckinney Irion to Ezra Cornell from Wolf River, Tennessee:

September 16, 1851. Ezra Cornell to Amos Kendall:

September 25, 1851. J.J. Speed:

49 digital images
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October 1, 1851 - October 25, 1851
October 5, 1851. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

October 6, 1851. J.J. Speed to Directors and Stockholders of New-York & Erie Telegraph Company reporting on telegraph lines and the business they are doing, the problem of brimstone caps, and recommendations for improving the line and business.

62 digital images
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October 27, 1851 - November 22, 1851 47 digital images
  12  
December 1, 1851 - December 31, 1851
December 21, 1851. John S. Bristol to Ezra Cornell expressing condolences on the death of Ezra Cornell's son Ezra.

1851. Petition for renewal of Patent for "Cornell's improved pipelayer."

35 digital images
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January 1, 1852 - January 30, 1852
January 15, 1852. Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed reporting the sale of the New-York & Erie line:

43 digital images
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February 1, 1852 - February 26, 1852
February 10, 1852. Ezra Cornell to Edmond Coffin of Tarrytown, New York:

February 15, 1852. Ezra Cornell to Orrin S. Wood:

Also Ithaca real estate, Ithaca's growth.

38 digital images
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March 1, 1852 - March 31, 1852
March 20, 1852. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell discussing western business and Speed's proposal of a printing telegraph.

March 22, 1852. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

51 digital images
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April 2, 1852 - April 23, 1852
April 7, 1852. Transcripts of letters from Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed:

April 27:

May 7:

April 16, 1852. Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed concerning New-York & Erie Company, and including technological suggestions.

50 digital images
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April 24, 1852 - May 10, 1852
April 27, 1852. Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed:

April 27, 1852. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell including comment on the company and speculations on telegraph science.

April 30, 1852. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

May 4, 1852. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

58 digital images
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May 11, 1852 - May 31, 1852
May, 1852. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell on "facsimile telegraph."

May 25, 1852. Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed:

39 digital images
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June 4, 1852 - June 25, 1852
June 14, 1852. List of lines of the New-York & Erie Telegraph Company, cities and miles.

June 1852. J.J. Speed's experiments and speculations concerning telegraph science.

56 digital images
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June 26, 1852 - July 8, 1852
June, July 1852. J.J. Speed's experiments and speculations concerning telegraph science.

June 27, 1852. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell reflecting on years of marriage.

July 4, 1852. Ezra Cornell to Jeremiah S. Beebe pleading that he refrain from drinking to avoid losing his employment:

60 digital images
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July 9, 1852 - July 23, 1852
July 10, 1852. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

47 digital images
  13  
July 24, 1852 - July 31, 1852 60 digital images
  13  
August 1, 1852 - August 23, 1852 44 digital images
  13  
August 24, 1852 - September 18, 1852
September 3, 1852. Speed's experiments and speculations concerning telegraph science.

34 digital images
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September 20, 1852 - October 24, 1852
October 15, 1852. Ezra Cornell to J.H. Wade:

52 digital images
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October 26, 1852 - November 30, 1852 55 digital images
  13  
December 1, 1852 - December 31, 1852
December 27, 1852. Ezra Cornell's plan to bury telegraph cable.

1852. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

57 digital images
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January 3, 1853 - January 18, 1853
January 6, 1853. Speed/Faxton contract.

January 16, 1853. Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed:

63 digital images
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January 19, 1853 - February 28, 1853 43 digital images
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March 2, 1853 - March 31, 1853
March 7, 1853. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell describing a trip from Ithaca to Indianapolis via Cincinnati.

March 20, 1853. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

81 digital images
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April 1, 1853 - April 25, 1853
April 24, 1853. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

65 digital images
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April 26, 1853 - May 18, 1853 59 digital images
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May 20, 1853 - July 4, 1853 60 digital images
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July 15, 1853 - July 31, 1853
July 21, 1853. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell from Chicago:

62 digital images
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August 1, 1853 - August 16, 1853 67 digital images
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August 20, 1853 - September 8, 1853 53 digital images
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September 10, 1853 - September 26, 1853
September 19, 1853. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

56 digital images
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September 27, 1853 - October 13, 1853 58 digital images
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October 15, 1853 - October 31, 1853 42 digital images
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November 1, 1853 - November 16, 1853
November 5, 1853. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell:

55 digital images
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November 17, 1853 - December 5, 1853
December 1, 1853. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

50 digital images
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December 6, 1853 - December 20, 1853
December 6, 1853. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

38 digital images
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December 22, 1853 - January 12, 1854
January 5, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell describing a train trip to the west:

Ezra Cornell's account of the origins of the Cornell-Speed partnership in the telegraph business.

January 8, 1854. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell recounting her trip via steamer and stage to Syracuse for a wedding.

55 digital images
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January 14, 1854 - January 26, 1854 50 digital images
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January 27, 1854 - February 20, 1854
January 27, 1854. Mary C. Robertson to Ezra Cornell:

54 digital images
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February 21, 1854 - March 11, 1854
March 5, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell describing a journey west, and plans for the farm in Ithaca.

55 digital images
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March 12, 1854 - March 26, 1854
March 19, 1854. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

March 24, 1854. Amos Kendall to Ezra Cornell:

March 26, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

64 digital images
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March 27, 1854 - April 12, 1854
April 9, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Chicago, describing conditions aboard a crowded train, and the benefits of wholesome air.

58 digital images
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April 13, 1854 - April 22, 1854 52 digital images
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April 23, 1854 - May 20, 1854 57 digital images
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May 21, 1854 - May 30, 1854 55 digital images
  15  
June 1, 1854 - June 9, 1854
June 1, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

54 digital images
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June 10, 1854 - June 23, 1854 53 digital images
  15  
June 25, 1854 - July 8, 1854
June 27, 1854. Amos Kendall to Ezra Cornell:

39 digital images
  15  
July 11, 1854 - July 26, 1854
July 18, 1854. J.J. Speed to J.H. Wade concerning the sale of western lines.

53 digital images
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July 27, 1854 - August 15, 1854
July 27, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell from Detroit concerning underground telegraph, family news and health, and instructions to Ellen on the care of the children in Ezra and Mary Ann's absence.

51 digital images
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August 16, 1854 - August 31, 1854
August 20, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Indianapolis reporting on his health and discussing the treatment received for his condition.

August 27, 1854. Ezra Cornell, Mary Emily Cornell, Mary C. Robertson and M.B. Wood to Mary Ann Cornell from Albion sharing family news.

54 digital images
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September 1, 1854 - September 7, 1854
September 2, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Detroit:

Family news.

September 3, 1854. Amos Kendall to Ezra Cornell reporting on telegraph business in New York and possible consolidation of lines.

37 digital images
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September 8, 1854 - September 17, 1854
September 8, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Michigan City:

Ezra Cornell's health, telegraph business, and reflections upon his persevering and succeeding in the business despite Mary Ann's father's advice to pursue other things.

52 digital images
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September 18, 1854 - September 29, 1854
September 22, 1854. E.B. Sadler to Ezra Cornell concerning F.O.J. Smith's claims.

September 24, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Michigan City:

Attempts to persuade Mary Ann and Emma to join him and discussion of the advantages of traveling during the winter.

62 digital images
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September 30, 1854 - October 19, 1854
October 6, 1854. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Chicago concerning family news from Michigan, telegraph business, and New York politics with reference to "fusion."

52 digital images
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October 20, 1854 - November 2, 1854
October, 20, 1854. George Curtiss of the New York, Albany and Buffalo Telegraph Company to Ezra Cornell requesting that a meeting be held to discuss a permanent Western connection.

54 digital images
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November 3, 1854 - November 15, 1854 52 digital images
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November 16, 1854 - November 24, 1854 51 digital images
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November 25, 1854 - December 12, 1854 61 digital images
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December 14, 1854 - December 26, 1854
December 14, 1854. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell discussing finances and Ithaca real estate holdings.

December 15, 1854. Amos Kendall to Ezra Cornell concerning telegraph business and the actions of the House people.

December 17, 1854. Franklin C. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

54 digital images
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December 30, 1854 - January 17, 1855 73 digital images
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January 18, 1855 - January 30, 1855
January 21, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

January 30, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Franklin C. Cornell:

61 digital images
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January 31, 1855 - February 16, 1855 60 digital images
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February 19, 1855 - March 21, 1855
March 10, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Albion:

March 15, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

March 17, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

70 digital images
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March 22, 1855 - April 10, 1855
March 31, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

65 digital images
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April 11, 1855 - May 1, 1855
April 12, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

April 22, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

April 29, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

62 digital images
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May 2, 1855 - May 12, 1855 48 digital images
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May 13, 1855 - May 31, 1855
May 13, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

69 digital images
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June 2, 1855 - June 22, 1855
June 7, 1855. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing unsatisfactory family conditions in Ithaca:

June 10, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

June 15, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

68 digital images
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June 24, 1855 - July 10, 1855
July 7, 1855. Ezra Cornell to E.W. Chester describing his railway accident in which his arm was broken and mutilated.

76 digital images
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July 11, 1855 - July 26, 1855 69 digital images
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July 27, 1855 - August 16, 1855
August 8, 1855. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell from Detroit:

80 digital images
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August 20, 1855 - September 10, 1855 55 digital images
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September 12, 1855 - October 20, 1855
October 18, 1855. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

76 digital images
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October 22, 1855 - November 28, 1855
November 18, 1855. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

78 digital images
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December 1, 1855 - January 10, 1856
January 4, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

85 digital images
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January 11, 1856 - February 11, 1856
January 21, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell on the raising of daughters and deportment of young women.

81 digital images
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February 12, 1856 - March 14, 1856
March 2, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell on the raising of daughters and deportment of young women.

89 digital images
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March 16, 1856 - April 22, 1856 69 digital images
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April 23, 1856 - May 30, 1856
May 12, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell, giving her additional stock in the Erie & Michigan Telegraph Company.

54 digital images
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June 2, 1856 - July 4, 1856
June 29, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

July 4, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

55 digital images
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July 11, 1856 - August 28, 1856
July 20, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

August 20, 1856. Ezra Cornell's letter to the American Citizen of Ithaca:

48 digital images
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September 8, 1856 - November 9, 1856
September 21, 1856. Rebecca Chace to Ezra Cornell on presidential elections.

58 digital images
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November 10, 1856 - December 29, 1856
November 30, 1856. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

71 digital images
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1857-1860 [subseries]:
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January 1, 1857 - February 6, 1857
January 22, 1857. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

68 digital images
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February 7, 1857 - March 5, 1857
February 23, 1857. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

February 27, 1857. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

79 digital images
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March 6, 1857 - March 27, 1857
March 8, 1857. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell detailing the purchases of cattle and other agricultural staples for the Ithaca farm.

69 digital images
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April 1, 1857 - May 5, 1857 51 digital images
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May 6, 1857 - May 30, 1857
May 13, 1857. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

45 digital images
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June 3, 1857 - July 8, 1857
June 26, 1857. Ezra Cornell to E.W. Chester describing the damage caused by a flood in Ithaca.

July 1, 1857. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from New York:

59 digital images
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July 9, 1857 - September 11, 1857 52 digital images
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September 12, 1857 - October 19, 1857
October 12, 1857. M.B. Wood to Ezra Cornell discussing finances, western lines, and national politics, including his response to the Dred Scott decision.

47 digital images
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October 20, 1857 - December 21, 1857
October 20, 1857. Ezra Cornell to Dr. S.E. Shepherd describing some of his Ithaca property and proposing its use for a water cure establishment.

November 30, 1857. Ezra Cornell to the President and Directors of the New York, Albany & Buffalo Telegraph Company on behalf of the Directors of the New York and Western Union Telegraph Company offering the sale of their lines.

December 19, 1857. E.W. Chester to Ezra Cornell concerning formation of coal oil company.

60 digital images
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December 26, 1857 - January 28, 1858 54 digital images
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January 29, 1858 - March 17, 1858
February 12, 1858. Henry O'Reilly to Ezra Cornell requesting any documents and papers he may have connected to the establishment of the telegraph for a collection O'Reilly was arranging.

February 28, 1858. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann with news of his travels, telegraph business, and the various responses his "RR Moddle" received.

55 digital images
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March 19, 1858 - April 29, 1858
March 21, 1858. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

45 digital images
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May 4, 1858 - June 10, 1858
May 28, 1859. Phebe Wood to Ezra Cornell:

Also: discussion of the Rulloff murder case.

48 digital images
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June 15, 1858 - July 28, 1858 45 digital images
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August 3, 1858 - October 10, 1858
August 30, 1858. Ezra Cornell to the President of the Republican County Convention naming Alonzo B. Cornell as Ezra Cornell's substitute for the position of delegate from Ithaca and speaking of the importance of the coming election and counseling "wisdom and harmony in the deliberation and action of the convention."

70 digital images
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October 11, 1858 - November 22, 1858 66 digital images
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November 23, 1858 - January 3, 1859
December 6, 1858. Ezra Cornell to Peter Cooper giving an account of his experiences with submarine telegraph cables.

67 digital images
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January 4, 1859 - February 13, 1859
January 19, 1859. Jas. W. Haight to Ezra Cornell concerning stuffing animals for Ezra Cornell.

61 digital images
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February 13, 1859 - March 16, 1859
February 16, 1859. Ezra Cornell to John H. Cornell concerning family genealogy with details concerning the families of Elijah Cornell and Eunice Barnard.

57 digital images
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March 19, 1859 - April 23, 1859
March 28, 1859. Jane Cornell to Ezra Cornell announcing her plans to be married.

April 19, 1859. B.P. Johnson of the New York State Agricultural Rooms to Ezra Cornell concerning the Ithaca Farmers Club and its library.

54 digital images
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April 24, 1859 - May 1859
April, 1859. O.S. Wood to Ezra Cornell providing an account of the telegraph industry's development and his role in it.

56 digital images
  20  
June 1, 1859 - July 15, 1859 48 digital images
  20  
July 16, 1859 - September 8, 1859
August 22, 1859. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell describing his business prospects in coal oil business.

48 digital images
  20  
September 11, 1859 - October 21, 1859 57 digital images
  20  
October 22, 1859 - November 26, 1859 59 digital images
  20  
November 28, 1859 - December 31, 1859 50 digital images
  20  
January 1, 1860 - March 7, 1860
February 17, 1860. Hiram Sibley to Ezra Cornell from Washington:

57 digital images
  20  
March 9, 1860 - April 25, 1860
March 11, 1860. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Washington:

Description of Washington conditions and political scene.

52 digital images
  20  
April 26, 1860 - June 20, 1860 53 digital images
  20  
June 22, 1860 - July 28, 1860
June 26, 1860. Samuel Stone to Ezra Cornell:

July 21, 1860. Ezra Cornell to Franklin C. Cornell describing a train and steamer journey from Ithaca to Montreal:

July 28, 1860. Henry Ingersoll to Ezra Cornell concerning presidential election:

53 digital images
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August 20, 1860 - October 27, 1860
October 22, 1860. Circular letter from Otis E. Wood:

October 22, 1860. Ezra Cornell's printed form:

October 23, 1860. J.J. Speed to Ezra Cornell thanking Ezra Cornell for his gifts of books and the Cornells' visit, and describing the welcome accorded the Prince of England in Portland. October 27, 1860. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

63 digital images
  20  
October 29, 1860 - December 8, 1860 60 digital images
  20  
December 10, 1860 - December 31, 1860 31 digital images
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1861-1864 [subseries]:
  20  
January 1, 1861 - January 18, 1861
January 1861. Letters from Paul J. Cornell to Ezra Cornell discussing Cornell family genealogy and stating the position of the South versus the North regarding slavery and states' rights.

January 8, 1861. Ezra Cornell to Paul J. Cornell discussing Cornell family genealogy and slavery.

60 digital images
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January 19, 1861 - February 6, 1861
January 20, 1861. Ezra Cornell to I.R. Elwood:

56 digital images
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February 8, 1861 - March 13, 1861
February 21, 1861. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

48 digital images
  21  
March 14, 1861 - April 8, 1861 55 digital images
  21  
April 9, 1861 - May 31, 1861
April 22, 1861. Paul J. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

May 2, 1861. Ezra Cornell to Paul J. Cornell discussing the political and moral nature of the outbreak of the Civil War.

52 digital images
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June 4, 1861 - October 26, 1861
June 4, 1861. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

78 digital images
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November 3, 1861 - November 25, 1861 52 digital images
  21  
December 2, 1861 - January 8, 1862 62 digital images
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January 10, 1862 - January 22, 1862
January 10, 1862. O.H. Perry Cornell to Ezra Cornell and Mary Ann Cornell:

January 13, 1862. [Barnard] to Ezra Cornell:

59 digital images
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January 22, 1862 - February 6, 1862 66 digital images
  21  
February 6, 1862 - February 24, 1862 68 digital images
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February 25, 1862 - March 5, 1862 72 digital images
  21  
March 6, 1862 - March 13, 1862
March 10, 1862. Ezra Cornell to O.H. Perry Cornell:

66 digital images
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March 14, 1862 - March 29, 1862
March 23, 1862. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

March 27, 1862. O.S. Wood to Ezra Cornell, telegram:

March, 1862. Draft of a speech by Ezra Cornell to New York State Assembly.

78 digital images
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April 1, 1862 - April 30, 1862
April 22, 1862. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

60 digital images
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May 1, 1862 - May 19, 1862 38 digital images
  22  
May 20, 1862 - June 27, 1862
n.d. Ezra Cornell's itinerary for trip to Europe.

40 digital images
  22  
July 1, 1862 - September 30, 1862 90 digital images
  22  
October 6, 1862 - October 26, 1862 61 digital images
  22  
October 27, 1862 - November 11, 1862
November 1, 1862. J. Curd to Ezra Cornell from Lexington, Kentucky discussing the Confederate presence in Kentucky and the impact on his life and farm:

62 digital images
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November 12, 1862 - November 25, 1862
November 12, 1862. J. M. Haight to Ezra Cornell discussing payment for a collection of stuffed birds in cases.

November 17, 1862. H.J. Raymond to Ezra Cornell discussing state politics, possibility that Cornell's name will be thought of as Speaker in the New York State Assembly, and reporting news of the war.

54 digital images
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November 26, 1862 - December 12, 1862 59 digital images
  22  
December 15, 1862 - December 29, 1862 61 digital images
  22  
December 31, 1862 - January 7, 1863
1862. Listing and description of soldiers sent from London (one Prussian, two Germans, four Hungarians, one Polish).

January 4, 1863. Capt. Isaac S. Tichenor to Ezra Cornell concerning policies followed in promoting officers.

January 7, 1863. Phebe Wood to Ezra Cornell and Mary Ann Cornell concerning war news, family news, and including a photo album from "Santa Claus."

44 digital images
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January 8, 1863 - January 14, 1863 55 digital images
  22  
January 15, 1863 - January 30, 1863
January 19, 1863. W. Irving Wood to Ezra Cornell from Army hospital in Alexandria, Va. describing where he is and where he has traveled with the Union Army.

January 26, 1863. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Army camp in Louisiana, about 12 miles above Vicksburg describing life in the camp and discussing the family and farm he left in Illinois:

January 26, 1863. H.W. Sage to Ezra Cornell concerning Ezra Cornell's interest in Sage's Ithaca real estate:

71 digital images
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February 1, 1863 - February 8, 1863 54 digital images
  22  
February 9, 1863 - February 18, 1863
February 9, 1863. F.H. Moor to Ezra Cornell from Boston offering his services in preparing a plan for the proposed Cornell Public Library.

57 digital images
  22  
February 19, 1863 - February 28, 1863
February 20, 1863. Arad Joy to Ezra Cornell from Ovid requesting Ezra Cornell to have a bill introduced for appropriating lands to the New York State Agricultural College.

47 digital images
  22  
March 2, 1863 - March 10, 1863
March 2, 1863. Ezra Cornell to F.M. Finch concerning the design of the library building and suggesting that all architects from Ithaca be given an opportunity to submit plans for "an edifice from which the rays of light and knowledge was to eradiate to her present and future generations."

March 2, 1863. M.B. Wood to Ezra Cornell discussing national politics.

March 2, 1863. Paul J. Cornell to Ezra Cornell about conditions in North Carolina

61 digital images
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March 11, 1863 - March 17, 1863
March 11, 1863. D. B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from camp at Providence, La.:

66 digital images
  22  
March 18, 1863 - March 25, 1863 53 digital images
  23  
March 26, 1863 - April 6, 1863
April, 1863:

83 digital images
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April 7, 1863 - April 13, 1863 47 digital images
  23  
April 14, 1863 - April 29, 1863
April 16, 1863. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from encampment in the Union Army.

April 17, 1863. M.B. Wood to Ezra Cornell:

50 digital images
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May 1, 1863 - May 18, 1863
May 1, 1863. W.O. Wyckoff to Ezra Cornell describing life in the Union Army.

49 digital images
  23  
May 19, 1863 - June 28, 1863
May 24, 1863. W.O. Wyckoff to Ezra Cornell describing life in the Union Army.

47 digital images
  23  
July 2, 1863 - July 28, 1863 48 digital images
  23  
August 1, 1863 - September 7, 1863
August 3, 1863. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell including a meticulous account of his participation in the Battle of Vicksburg and his near fatal injury suffered in the assault:

49 digital images
  23  
September 8, 1863 - September 28, 1863 62 digital images
  23  
September 29, 1863 - October 10, 1863
October 2, 1863. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing life in a convalescent hospital in Illinois.

52 digital images
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October 12, 1863 - October 29, 1863
October 12, 1863. M.B. Wood to Ezra Cornell describing a battle.

October 18, 1863. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing life in a convalescent hospital in Illinois.

50 digital images
  23  
November 2, 1863 - November 19, 1863 62 digital images
  23  
November 20, 1863 - December 11, 1863
November 29, 1863. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing life in a convalescent hospital in Illinois.

66 digital images
  23  
December 12, 1863 - December 26, 1863 61 digital images
  23  
December 28, 1863 - January 9, 1864
December 31, 1863. Benjamin Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing camp life and re-enlistments.

January 6, 1864. J.P.S. Briant to Ezra Cornell:

66 digital images
  23  
January 10, 1864 - January 17, 1864
January 13, 1864. Ezra Cornell to F.M. Finch:

January 15, 1864. F.M. Finch to Ezra Cornell:

72 digital images
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January 18, 1864 - January 24, 1864 54 digital images
  24  
January 25, 1864 - February 1, 1864
January 30, 1864. William Glenny letter describing life and Army politics in camp near Germania Ford, Virginia.

67 digital images
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February 2, 1864 - February 8, 1864
February 6, 8, 1864. William Glenny letters describing life and Army politics in camp in Germania Ford, Virginia.

76 digital images
  24  
February 9, 1864 - February 17, 1864
February 11, 1864. Douglass Boardman to Ezra Cornell describing a tableaux theatrical presentation in Ithaca.

February 14, 1864. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from convalescent hospital where he is a nurse:

54 digital images
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February 18, 1864 - February 24, 1864
February 18, 22, 24, 1864. William Glenny letters describing life and Army politics in camp near Germania Ford, Virginia.

52 digital images
  24  
February 25, 1864 - February 29, 1864
February 26, 1864. William Glenny letter describing life and Army politics in camp near Germania Ford, Virginia.

February 28, 1864. Franklin C. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

60 digital images
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March 1, 1864 - March 11, 1864
March 3, 10, 1864. William Glenny letters describing life and Army politics in camp near Germania Ford, Virginia.

61 digital images
  24  
March 12, 1864 - March 19, 1864
March 12, 1864. William Glenny letter describing life and Army politics in camp near Germania Ford, Virginia.

50 digital images
  24  
March 21, 1864 - March 29, 1864
March 21, 1864. William Glenny letter describing life and Army politics in camp near Germania Ford, Virginia.

67 digital images
  24  
March 30, 1864 - April 12, 1864 89 digital images
  24  
April 13, 1864 - April 23, 1864
April 13, 1864. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

46 digital images
  24  
April 24, 1864 - May 6, 1864
April 26, 1864. W. Irving Wood to Ezra Cornell from camp near Alexandria, Virginia:

57 digital images
  24  
May 7, 1864 - May 20, 1864
May 13, 1864. Petition by members of New York State Senate to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton:

May 18, 1864. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

May 20, 1864. John W. Brown to Ezra Cornell describing at length activities in and battles of the Union Army.

50 digital images
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May 21, 1864 - June 4, 1864
May 21, 1864. W. Irving Wood to Ezra Cornell describing battles near Spottsylvania.

May 29, 1864. John W. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from New Orleans describing his capture and wounding in a war skirmish:

38 digital images
  24  
June 5, 1864 - June 22, 1864 48 digital images
  25  
June 23, 1864 - July 19, 1864
June 25, 1864. Mrs. Paul Cornell (Keturah M.) to Ezra Cornell from Portsmouth, N.C. describing her losses in the war.

July 11, 1864. Paul J. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Portsmouth, N.C. requesting loan from Ezra Cornell to reestablish himself in business in the South, possibly by speculating in cotton.

July 19, 1864. John W. Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing conditions in a naval hospital in Chelsea, Mass.

58 digital images
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July 20, 1864 - August 9, 1864
July 20, 1864. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from camp near Memphis, Tenn.:

July 20, August 1, 1864. J.H. Millspaugh to Ezra Cornell requesting his assistance in starting a photography studio in Ithaca, and making use of a room in the library building.

July 23, 1864. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from camp near Memphis, Tenn. requesting his assistance in obtaining a commission in the Veteran Reserve Corps.

July 24, 1864. John G. Apgar to Ezra Cornell informing him of the death of his nephew W. Irving Wood from his wound received in battle:

July 28, August 3, 1864. Albert H. Chace to Ezra Cornell requesting advise and aid in opening an upholstery business.

54 digital images
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August 10, 1864 - August 30, 1864
August 11, 1864. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Camp at St. Charles, Ark.

August 27, 1864. B. Cassedy of the Office of the Commissioners of Emigration to Ezra Cornell concerning laborers for the building of the library.

48 digital images
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September 1, 1864 - September 18, 1864
September 5, 1864. C.S. Lozier, M.D. to Ezra Cornell concerning a scholarship to the New York Medical College for Women.

54 digital images
  25  
September 20, 1864 - October 7, 1864
October 3, 1864. "Ella" in New Hampshire to Ezra Cornell:

October 7, 1864. Henry A. Ward to Ezra Cornell describing various fossils he is interested in selling.

59 digital images
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October 8, 1864 - October 22, 1864 54 digital images
  25  
October 26, 1864 - November 17, 1864
October 24, 1864. P. J. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from Portsmouth, N.C. describing his life and business ventures in the South.

October 28, 1864. Wilbur F. Crummer to Ezra Cornell from Pleasant Valley, Ill.:

62 digital images
  25  
November 18, 1864 - December 11, 1864
November 18, 1864. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from camp at St. Louis, Mo. describing marches and his interest in purchasing farmlands near Sedalia, Mo.

December 16, 1864. Amos Brown to Ezra Cornell from Havana discussing the People's College and asking Ezra Cornell that he consider building his college in Havana or Ovid.

50 digital images
  25  
December 12, 1864 - December 31, 1864
December 17, 1864. W.F. Crummer to Ezra Cornell from Pleasant Valley, Illinois:

December 18, 1864. W. Kelly to Gov. Fenton concerning New York State Agricultural College:

December 26, 1864. Geo. Geddes to Ezra Cornell:

58 digital images
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1865-1866 [subseries]:
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January 1, 1865 - January 12, 1865 56 digital images
  25  
January 13, 1865 - January 23, 1865
January 15, 1865. Ezra Cornell to F.M. Finch:

64 digital images
  25  
January 24, 1865 - January 31, 1865
January 25, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo Cornell:

January 27, 1865. Ezra Cornell to F.M. Finch:

January 28, 1865. S.B. Howe to Ezra Cornell:

January 29, 1865. E.G. Goddard to Douglass Boardman from Michigan discussing the use of land scrip and the assistance he could give to Ezra Cornell in the matter of locating and purchasing lands.

65 digital images
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February 1, 1865 - February 20, 1865
February 1, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo Cornell concerning Col. Jewett's collection:

February 8, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell from Albany:

February 11, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell from Albany discussing progress of the University Bill.

February 12, 1865. Ezra Cornell to F.M. Finch from Albany concerning oil business, appropriation of profits, report on People's College, the progress on the University Bill and list of possible names for the board of trustees.

61 digital images
  25  
February 21, 1865 - March 3, 1865 44 digital images
  26  
March 5, 1865 - March 9, 1865
March 7, 1865. John Harald to Ezra Cornell:

March 9, 1865. John Stanton Gould to Ezra Cornell:

70 digital images
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March 10, 1865 - March 17, 1865
March 11, 1865. W.A. Woodward to Ezra Cornell:

March 12, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

56 digital images
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March 18, 1865 - March 24, 1865
March 18, 1865. F.M. Finch to Ezra Cornell:

March 20, 1865. Ezra Cornell to W.A. Woodward:

50 digital images
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March 25, 1865 - March 31, 1865
March 29, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

44 digital images
  26  
April 1, 1865 - April 9, 1865
April 1, 1865: F.M. Finch to Ezra Cornell:

April 7, 1865. Elizabeth Blackwell to Ezra Cornell:

54 digital images
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April 20, 1865 - April 25, 1865
April 23, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

62 digital images
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April 26, 1865 - May 12, 1865
May 11, 1865. Mariah Booth to Ezra Cornell from Nevada City, Colorado Territory recounting travels west from Wisconsin and experience with gold mining.

80 digital images
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May 13, 1865 - May 23, 1865
May 18, 1865. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

54 digital images
  26  
May 24, 1865 - June 7, 1865 61 digital images
  26  
June 8, 1865 - June 22, 1865
June 12, 1865. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell commenting on the establishment of the Cornell University Library and suggesting titles and books.

72 digital images
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June 23, 1865 - July 5, 1865 55 digital images
  26  
July 6, 1865 - July 19, 1865 60 digital images
  26  
July 21, 1865 - July 31, 1865
July 21, 1865. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

45 digital images
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August 1, 1865 - August 11, 1865 55 digital images
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August 11, 1865 - September 2, 1865 56 digital images
  27  
September 3, 1865 - September 14, 1865 58 digital images
  27  
September 15, 1865 - October 4, 1865
October 5, 1865. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell regarding the planning of Cornell University:

57 digital images
  27  
October 6, 1865 - November 20, 1865
October 9, 1865. Ezra Cornell in response to a request for a loan:

October 10, 1865. John W. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

October 15, 1865. M.B. Wood to Ezra Cornell:

61 digital images
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November 21, 1865 - December 18, 1865 43 digital images
  27  
December 20, 1865 - December 31, 1865
December 25, 1865. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell discussing "Santa Clause" and Ithaca.

1865. Handwritten draft by Ezra Cornell discussing the Cornell University legislation, the conditions of his $500,000 gift, the nature of the University, the financing of the University, and the selection of its trustees and president.

52 digital images
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January 1, 1866 - January 17, 1866
January 16, 1866. John W. Cornell to Ezra Cornell describing a Hatteras, North Carolina schooner wreck.

57 digital images
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January 18, 1866 - January 26, 1866 34 digital images
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January 27, 1866 - February 10, 1866 42 digital images
  27  
February 12, 1866 - February 14, 1866
February 12, 1866. Ezra Cornell to G.W. Hotchkiss describing the legislation and funding of Cornell University:

February 12, 1866. Draft of "Ezra Cornell's Address to the Board of Trustees of Cornell University At Albany February 1866" describing financing, founding, and arrangements for the University.

32 digital images
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February 15, 1866 - February 26, 1866
February 22, 1866. F.M. Finch to Ezra Cornell proposing disposition of Cascadilla Place, and suggesting plans for Cornell University and the Cornell Public Library:

58 digital images
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February 27, 1866 - March 12, 1866 50 digital images
  27  
March 13, 1866 - March 14, 1866
March 14, 1866. Draft report of the Committee on Buildings.

24 digital images
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March 15, 1866 - March 29, 1866
March 17, 1866. John Stanton Gould to Ezra Cornell:

May 25, 1866. Draft of a letter by Ezra Cornell:

74 digital images
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March 30, 1866 - April 11, 1866 45 digital images
  27  
April 13, 1866 - May 6, 1866
April 13, 1866. Ezra Cornell to Henry Wells:

Also iterates the financial arrangements pertaining to the founding of Cornell University.

42 digital images
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May 7, 1866 - May 20, 1866
May 15, 1866. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell discussing building plans.

35 digital images
  28  
May 21, 1866 - May 31, 1866
May 21, 1866. Geo. Geddes to Ezra Cornell:

May 22, 1866. Henry Wells to Ezra Cornell:

May 25, 1866. Thomas Hillhouse, New York State Comptroller, to Ezra Cornell:

35 digital images
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June 1, 1866 - June 13, 1866
June 9, 1866. Ezra Cornell to Thomas Hillhouse, State of New York Comptroller detailing Ezra Cornell's proposed use of the land scrip.

33 digital images
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June 14, 1866 - July 2, 1866 51 digital images
  28  
July 3, 1866 - July 23, 1866
July 4, 1866. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

51 digital images
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July 24, 1866 - August 4, 1866
August 4, 1866. Thomas Hillhouse to Ezra Cornell, receipt for bonds for the purchase of land scrip owned by the State.

August 4, 1866. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Albany:

38 digital images
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August 6, 1866 - August 29, 1866
August 24, 1866. Ezra Cornell to T.G. Alvord from Eau Claire, Wis.:

59 digital images
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August 30, 1866 - October 5, 1866
September 18, 1866. Ezra Cornell to Theodore Townsand:

58 digital images
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October 6, 1866 - October 29, 1866 66 digital images
  28  
October 30, 1866 - November 11, 1866
October 31, November 4, 1866. Horace Greeley to Ezra Cornell concerning his resignation from the Board of Trustees of Cornell University.

November 6, 1866. W.A. Woodward to Ezra Cornell from New York concerning a proposal to connect a Medical College about to be established in New York City with Cornell University.

41 digital images
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November 18, 1866 - November 27, 1866
November 24, 1866. William Kelly to Ezra Cornell:

54 digital images
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November 28, 1866 - December 17, 1866
November 30, 1866. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

60 digital images
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December 18, 1866 - December 27, 1866
December 24, 1866. John Stanton Gould to Ezra Cornell discussing Cornell University's postponement of opening, and possible faculty members.

45 digital images
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December 28, 1866 - December 31, 1866 46 digital images
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1867-1868 [subseries]:
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January 1, 1867 - January 12, 1867 47 digital images
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January 13, 1867 - January 21, 1867 50 digital images
  28  
January 22, 1867 - January 27, 1867
January 24, 1867. F.M. Finch to Ezra Cornell concerning Cornell University and Cornell Public Library.

41 digital images
  29  
January 28, 1867 - February 4, 1867 58 digital images
  29  
February 5, 1867 - February 13, 1867
February 9, 1866. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

41 digital images
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February 14, 1867 - February 21, 1867
February 17, 1867. Ezra Cornell to Eunice Cornell:

56 digital images
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February 22, 1867 - February 28, 1867
February 1867. Draft of an address from Ezra Cornell to the Trustees concerning the planning for and building of the University and financial conditions.

64 digital images
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March 1, 1867 - March 8, 1867 56 digital images
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March 9, 1967 - March 13, 1867 50 digital images
  29  
March 14, 1867 - March 18, 1867
March 16, 1867. Hiram Sibley to Ezra Cornell:

March 16, 1867. H.W. Sage to Ezra Cornell:

60 digital images
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March 19, 1867 - March 23, 1867 61 digital images
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March 24, 1867 - March 27, 1867
March 27, 1867. T.N. Rooker to Ezra Cornell:

40 digital images
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March 28, 1867 - March 31, 1867 49 digital images
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April 1, 1867 - April 6, 1867 65 digital images
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April 8, 1867 - April 12, 1867 54 digital images
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April 13, 1867 - April 24, 1867 48 digital images
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April 25, 1867 - May 7, 1867
April 26, 1867. Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell:

53 digital images
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May 8, 1867 - May 24, 1867
May 12, 1867. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

54 digital images
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May 25, 1867 - June 11, 1867
May 26, 1867. Mary Ann Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

58 digital images
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June 12, 1867 - July 1, 1867 52 digital images
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July 3, 1867 - July 17, 1867 62 digital images
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July 18, 1867 - August 3, 1867
July 20, 1867. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Gloucester, Mass.:

July 27, 1867. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Gloucester, Mass.:

52 digital images
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August 5, 1867 - August 20,1867
August 5, 1867. Frank H. Bradley to Ezra Cornell concerning the development of a department of Natural History at Cornell University.

46 digital images
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August 21, 1867 - September 12, 1867
September 12, 1867. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

Letter also discusses military education and faculty.

58 digital images
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September 13, 1867 - September 23, 1867
September 23, 1867. Ezra Cornell to the Trustees of the Cornell University reporting on construction of first two buildings, building fund, finances, building plans, land scrip fund, and use of land scrip.

27 digital images
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September 25, 1867 - October 11, 1867 37 digital images
  30  
October 12, 1867 - October 24, 1867 41 digital images
  30  
October 25, 1867 - November 9, 1867
October 26, 1867. O.S. Wood to Ezra Cornell from Milwaukee:

October 26, 1867: Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

November 7, 1867. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

November 8, 1867. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

November 9, 1867. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

52 digital images
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November 11, 1867 - November 25, 1867
November 25, 1867. W. Newcomb to Ezra Cornell:

64 digital images
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November 26, 1867 - December 13, 1867
December 6, 1867. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

58 digital images
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December 14, 1867 - December 27, 1867
December 19, 1867. Geo. S. Hastings, Private Secretary to the Governor of New York State, to Ezra Cornell concerning prices for land scrip.

39 digital images
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December 28, 1867 - December 31, 1867 39 digital images
  30  
January 1, 1868 - January 13, 1868
January 2, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell discussing sale of land scrip, meeting of professors in the spring, and preparation of circulars about the University.

47 digital images
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January 14, 1868 - January 27, 1868
January 19, 1868. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Albany concerning political action on educational matters and his travels to Buffalo.

January 27, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

49 digital images
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January 28, 1868 - February 6, 1868
January 29, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

48 digital images
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February 7, 1868 - February 22, 1868 50 digital images
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February 23, 1868 - March 9, 1868
February 25, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell discussing the opening of the University, trustee matters, selection of faculty and architects, and construction of buildings.

March 5, 1868. William S. King to Ezra Cornell from Cornell College:

March 9, 1868. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

52 digital images
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March 10, 1868 - March 23, 1868
March 10, 1868. Maria Mitchell to Ezra Cornell from Vassar College regarding the admission of women to Cornell and other universities:

March 14, 1868. A.W. Cornell to Narcissa Peters:

March 15, 1868. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Washington:

50 digital images
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March 24, 1868 - April 10, 1868
March 24, 1868. Mina Cornell to her cousin:

April 3, 1868. E. Samson to Ezra Cornell regarding the founding of Cornell University:

April 8, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Paris:

56 digital images
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April 11, 1868 - April 26, 1868
April 20, 1868. Mariah Booth to Ezra Cornell describing homesteading and family happenings in Colorado Territory.

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April 27, 1868 - May 12, 1868
April 27, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Paris describing his efforts to gather books and other materials for the University:

May 3, 1868. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Washington:

May 3, 1868. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

May 3, 1868. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell listing the twelve rules of wealth.

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May 13, 1868 - May 26, 1868
May 13, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Paris describing his efforts to gather books and other materials for the University, and reflecting on the University:

May 21, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Frankfort, Stuttgart, Heidelberg:

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May 27, 1868 - June 11, 1868 58 digital images
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June 12, 1868 - June 23, 1868
June 21, 1868. D.B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell:

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June 24, 1868 - July 4, 1868
June 24, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from London:

July 3, 1868. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from London:

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July 6, 1868 - July 19, 1868 62 digital images
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July 20, 1868 - August 11, 1868 54 digital images
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August 12, 1868 - August 28, 1868 60 digital images
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August 29, 1868 - September 17, 1868 57 digital images
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September 18, 1868 - September 30, 1868 65 digital images
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October 1, 1868 - October 17, 1868 61 digital images
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October 18, 1868 - October 28, 1868 53 digital images
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October 29, 1868 - November 13, 1868
October 30, 1868. Burt Green Wilder to Ezra Cornell:

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November 14, 1868 - November 23, 1868 41 digital images
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November 24, 1868 - December 14, 1868
November 24, 1868. Ezra Cornell to William F. Allen describing the charter and function of Cascadilla Place and its use by Cornell University.

November 26, 1868. W.A. Woodward to Louis Agassiz regarding student labor.

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December 16, 1868 - December 30, 1868
December 18, 1868. Ezra Cornell to R.R. Williams, Ithaca Fire Chief:

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Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: 1869-1874 [subseries]:
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January 1, 1869 - January 16, 1869
January 1, 1869. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from New York City describing books bought for the family, affairs in New York and Albany, and family finances.

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January 17, 1869 - February 12, 1869
January 17, 1869. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell proposing an education/work system:

January 30, 1869. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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February 13, 1869 - February 26, 1869
February 13, 1869. Hiram Sibley to Ezra Cornell from Rome:

February 26, 1869. Ezra Cornell to Lucy M. Washburn on the education of women at Cornell University:

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March 1, 1869 - April 6, 1869 52 digital images
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April 7, 1869 - May 5, 1869
April 14, 1869. John McGraw to Ezra Cornell:

April 28, 1869. Phebe Wood to Ezra Cornell:

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May 7, 1869 - June 7, 1869
May 14, 1869. Alonzo B. Cornell to Ezra Cornell from New York regarding the hiring of Scotch English or German immigrants to work as less expensive laborers at the University:

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June 8, 1869 - June 19, 1869 47 digital images
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June 20, 1869 - June 24, 1869 54 digital images
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June 25, 1869 - June 30, 1869 54 digital images
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July 1, 1869 - July 22, 1869
July 22, 1869. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell describing the nature of Cornell University (especially in relation to Harvard) and his goals, plans, and expectations.

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July 23, 1869 - August 5, 1869
July 24, 1869. Ezra Cornell to Mattie Curran from Ithaca:

July 26, 1869. Thomas N. Rooker to Ezra Cornell:

July 31, 1869. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Swampscott discussing University buildings, campus roads, faculty, and advertisement of the Agricultural and Mechanical departments:

August 3, 1869. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Swampscott:

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August 6, 1869 - August 31, 1869 54 digital images
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September 1, 1869 - September 18, 1869
September 15, 1869. Cornell University "Rules for the Halls and Public Rooms."

September 18, 1869. George L. Shepard to Ezra Cornell proposing establishment of a voluntary labor plan for students unable to pay for their education.

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September 21, 1869 - October 13, 1869
October 7, 1869. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell from Philadelphia:

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October 14, 1869 - October 29, 1869
October 19, 1869: Malvina Higgins to Ezra Cornell from Maryville, East Tennessee:

October 26, 1869. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Utica:

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November 1, 1869 - November 23, 1869
November 18, 1869. E.C. Ward to Ezra Cornell thanking him on behalf of the Woman's Parliament for his offer of aid to Miss Manedel in the establishment of her Horticultural School for Girls:

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November 24, 1869 - December 10, 1869 41 digital images
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December 11, 1869 - December 30, 1869
December 27, 1869. Wesley Newcomb to Ezra Cornell from Panama:

December 20, 1869. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

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December 31, 1869 - January 10, 1870
January 1, 1870. John Stanton Gould to Ezra Cornell:

January 7, 1870. Copy of Ezra Cornell's agreement with the Commissioners of the Land Office of New York State for the purchase of land scrip (August 4, 1866).

January 7, 1870. Ezra Cornell to Mary from Albany:

January 8, 1870. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Ithaca:

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January 11, 1870 - February 3, 1870
January 31, 1870. Wesley Newcomb to Ezra Cornell from the Steamer Costa Rica, Bay of Panama:

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February 7, 1870 - April 19, 1870
February 22, 1870. Resolution adopted by the Faculty of Cornell University:

April 14, 1870. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell concerning Cornell University buildings, Mathematical Library, and White's Architectural Library.

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April 20, 1870 - June 3, 1870 41 digital images
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June 4, 1870 - August 7, 1870
June 20, 1870. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Saratoga:

July 29, 1870. Ezra Cornell to Mary Ann from Eau Claire, Wisconsin:

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August 9, 1870 - December 5, 1870
August 23, 1870. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

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December 14, 1870 - January 28, 1871
January 17, 1871. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

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January 30, 1871 - April 29, 1871 35 digital images
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May 1, 1871 - August 12, 1871 49 digital images
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August 15, 1871 - November 21, 1871 31 digital images
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November 22, 1871 - December 23, 1871
December 13, 1871. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell:

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January 2, 1872 - February 10, 1872 39 digital images
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February 12, 1872 - March 12, 1872 35 digital images
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March 13, 1872 - April 25, 1872
April 2, 1872. Andrew Dickson White to Ezra Cornell regarding the sale of college lands, a contemplated resignation of the Presidency, the building of a private residence, and the long-range development of the University.

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May 1, 1872 - August 16, 1872 29 digital images
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August 21, 1872 - October 3, 1872 36 digital images
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October 7, 1872 - December 6, 1872
November 20, 1872. Ezra Cornell to John Horn recalling the early development of the telegraph.

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December 7, 1872 - January 31, 1873 41 digital images
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February 4, 1873 - March 19, 1873 52 digital images
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March 22, 1873 - May 27, 1873 44 digital images
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May 28, 1873 - June 29, 1873 33 digital images
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June 30, 1873 - August 1, 1873 17 digital images
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August 2, 1873 - September 21, 1873 51 digital images
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October 6, 1873 - January 28, 1874 45 digital images
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February 1, 1874 - May 26, 1874
April 13, 1874. Ezra Cornell to Edward Clasbeck:

April 15, 1874. Ezra Cornell to John Horn describing the development of the telegraph:

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May 27, 1874 - August 15, 1874 41 digital images
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August 26, 1874 - October 17, 1874 41 digital images
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October 21, 1874 - December 13, 1874 26 digital images
 
Correspondence :: Ezra Cornell Correspondence :: Undated Correspondence of Ezra Cornell [subseries]:
Undated letters of Emory Cobb, Henry O'Reilly, J.J. Speed, J.H. Wade, Theodore Faxton, E.W. Chester, Phebe Wood, Henry Wells, Wesley Newcomb, Goldwin Smith, Horace L. Emery, Jeremiah Beebe, Alonzo B. Cornell, Thomas N. Rooker, and others; includes letters from individuals who do not occur elsewhere in the Cornell Papers.

This undated material pertains to the telegraph industry, the Wood family in Albion Michigan, Cornell University, and includes several appeals to Ezra Cornell for aid.

Many pieces are fragments, scraps, or parts of dated letters; the undated correspondence includes calling cards, and drafts of outgoing letters by Ezra Cornell concerning several important matters of the telegraph industry, the Cornell family, and the University.

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Correspondence :: Cornell Family Correspondence [subseries]:
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[November 13, 1746] July 2, 1778 - May 17, 1819 57 digital images
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August 19, 1820 - August 5, 1838
August 13, 1837. Martin B. Wood to Elijah Cornell:

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September 15, 1838 - February 4, 1844 57 digital images
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February 10, 1844 - August 20, 1845 57 digital images
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August 25, 1845 - March 8, 1847 57 digital images
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March 13, 1847 - October 10, 1848 57 digital images
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November 5, 1848 - March 3, 1850
January 14, 1849. Jane Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell:

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March 5, 1850 - August 29, 1852 57 digital images
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September 1, 1852 - December 27, 1857 57 digital images
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December 28, 1857 - February 10, 1860 57 digital images
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March 1, 1860 - January 3, 1863
July 7, 1860. E.B. Cornell to Elijah Cornell from Ithaca discussing local news and family news, including a 'baloon assension' in Ithaca and the work he is doing for Ezra Cornell.

December 15, 1860. Benjamin Cornell to Elijah Cornell from Agricultural College in Ovid:

December 18, 1860. O.H. Perry Cornell to Mary Ann Cornell from Agricultural College at Ovid:

June 4, 1861. Edward S. Cornell to Elijah from Michigan Asylum discussing his health, the Asylum, and his desire to return to his farm.

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January 11, 1863 - December 8, 1874
December 8, 1874. Mary Ann Cornell to E.B. Cornell:

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December 13, 1874 - September 5, 1878
January 24, 1875. D.B. Cornell to J.H. Cornell from Colorado:

Also discussion of opportunities in Colorado.

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Undated Correspondence of the Cornell Family
n.d. Mary Cornell to Eunice Cornell:

n.d. Jane Cornell to Eunice Cornell from Michigan:

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C. E. Cornell to Mrs. Ambler, ALS, 7/31/1867