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Alpheus S. Williams papers, 1828-1920

Author: Alpheus Starkey WilliamsHenry BarnardHugh BradyLewis CassJoseph HookerAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Comprises several series of letters written by Williams: letters from Europe (1832-1335) to his sister Irene Williams and his friend, Henry Barnard, the well-known educator; letters from the Mexican war (1848) to his wife Jane H. (Larnea) Pierson Williams; Civil War letters (1861-1864) and letters written while he was U.S. Minister to Salvador (1866-1669) to his daughters, Irene (Williams) Chittenden and Mary H.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Diaries
Family papers
Microfilms
Military records
Archives
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Alpheus Starkey Williams
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alpheus Starkey Williams; Henry Barnard; Hugh Brady; Lewis Cass; Joseph Hooker; William T Sherman; William Woodbridge
OCLC Number: 656365677
Language Note: In English.
Description: 3.7 linear ft. (7 boxes, 1 volume, 2 large manuscripts, 1 microfilm reel)

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Comprises several series of letters written by Williams: letters from Europe (1832-1335) to his sister Irene Williams and his friend, Henry Barnard, the well-known educator; letters from the Mexican war (1848) to his wife Jane H. (Larnea) Pierson Williams; Civil War letters (1861-1864) and letters written while he was U.S. Minister to Salvador (1866-1669) to his daughters, Irene (Williams) Chittenden and Mary H. (Williams) Fariuhar. Among the few letters addressed to Williams are a group in the 1830's from his wife, and letters from Hugh Brady, Lewis Cass, William Woodbridge, Gen. Joseph Hooker, and Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman. Other papers include a number of military and civilian commissions, a map of the operations at Chancellorville, May 1-3, 1863; a group of letters (Apr.-Oct. 1895) from Mrs. Farquar in Detroit. Also includes diary of Alpheus William (1864-1969).

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