Transcript of Dunlap Letter – June 27, 1841

Transcript of Dunlap Letter – June 27, 1841 Letter from Rachael Dunlap to her son Ephraim. This the second of two letters that were given to Julian Scott Perry by his grandmother Jennie DuPoy Dunlap. They were in her husband’s (John S. Dunlap) wallet after...

Letter About Death of William H. Blackwell

Office of the Charitable Aid & Hospital Association Quincy, Ill, May 14, 1876 Mr. Jos. F. Wilmott – Dear Sir: An Englishman, about sixty-six years old, named Wm. H. Blackwell, died in our hospital on Friday last. He arrived here on the Tuesday evening...

Mrs. Edward B Bartholomew to Mr. H D Pearce Letter

Quincy, ILL. July 8, 1904 Mr. H. D. Pearce Ballinger, Texas Dear Cousins: We received your most welcome letter of the 30th and were glad to her from you. We are very glad you think of visiting us this fall and hope you will not change your minds as you have done...

George W Tyrer Letter

George W. Tyrer went to the California Gold Rush in 1850’s, for Don Fieldhouse has a photocopy of a letter that George had written to his family from Cherokee, Nevada Co., Calif. The letter is as follows: Dear Father and Mother, brothers and sisters, I once more...

Henry Davis Pearce Letters

LETTERS WRITTEN BY HENRY DAVIS PEARCE TO HIS DAUGHTER ETHEL PEARCE HAYLEY CONCERNING RELATIVES IN ADAMS CO, IL The Pearce Hotel H. D. Pearce, Prop. Ballinger, Texas, Oct 18th 1904 Mrs Ethel A. Hayley Bronte, Texas Dear Daughter You wrote asking me about the Fair. I...

Biography – James Harvey Langsford

James Harvey Langsford, one of the most prominent citizens of Mound township, was born June 20, 1817, near Bardstown, in Nelson county, Kentucky. His father, Nicholas Langsford, was a native of Plymouth, England, and came to this county when a boy, of some 16 years,...

Historical Letters to or from Adams County Residents

Read the 1873 Brennan Letter written by Mary Brennan in Ireland to her aunt, Jane Brennan, in Adams County. Don’t miss the Dunlap Letters!  Susan Ferguson has shared two Dunlap family letters written in 1841.  Both letters are from Rachel Dunlap to her son,...