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This page last updated 10 September 2011


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Letter / Description Source from Contributor
CRAIG, J. Add., to Wallace DAWKINS (25 Feb. 1914) Original letter in family files of Patricia SummersSmith, 1998. Patricia SummersSmith
CRENSHAW, Joel, to his parents in Bullitt County Kentucky (14 Aug. 1836) Found in Kentucky State Archives by Rubyann Thompson Darnell. Rubyann Thompson Darnell
CROUCH, Thomas William  (b1851) to his grandson Hutt Lancaster in 1941. Describes life at a country school and early years in Missouri. Family archives of William H. Crouch, Topeka KS, 1998. William H. Crouch MD, 1211 SW 29th Terr., Maple Bld, Topeka KS 66611-2161
CRUME, PFC Edgar.  To "home folks" 15 Jan 1919 from NY following return from Europe, WWI. Uncited clippings from the "Mattie Davis Martin Collection" of Doris Martin Jablonski, 1998. Doris Martin Jablonski
DORSEY, Christopher Columbus Eli Tilford Todd "Lum", death (d1914). Notice to his brother Ivan. Original black-edged letter in the family archives of Patricia SummersSmith, 1998. Patricia SummersSmith
DUNARD, Benjamin to his aunt, Mrs. Julia Dunard (October 7, 1918) from France, WWI. Transcription from the Troy Free Press, Troy, MO, 15 Nov 1918. Robert W. Taylor
GROSHONG, W. T. postcard probably from Herb Woods, 20 July 1938 Scan and transcription from the collection of Les Groshong, 2005. Les Groshong
HAMILTON, Mrs. G. A. postcard from her son, 20 October 1911 Scan and transcription from the family archives of Dennis L. Korinek, 2001. Dennis L. Korinek
HILTON, Stephen from a niece during the Civil War. Original letter from the collection of June Groshong. June Groshong
HOPE, Alex C. to Wallace DAWKINS (2 ltrs, Jan. 1894) Original letters in family files of Patricia SummersSmith, 1998. Patricia SummersSmith
HOWELL, Logan.  (5th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry) to his sister, Polly H. Howell, dated Sept. 27th, 1862. Original letter from Logan Howell's great granddaughter, Mrs. Frank J. (Grace) Hampel, Moscow Mills, Missouri. Tom Howell, Loveland, CO
HUTT, Cpl. Richard W. Hutt To the editors of the Troy Free Press, December 17, 1943. Original letter from the collection of June Groshong. June Groshong
MARTIN, PFC Henry.  To "home folks" 5 Dec 1918 and 7 Dec 1918, written while in Germany during WWI. Uncited clippings from the "Mattie Davis Martin Collection" of Doris Martin Jablonski, 1998. Doris Martin Jablonski
RANEY LETTERS TRANSCRIPTIONS
#1 - BATCHELDER, Elizabeth to Felix RANEY dated July 26, 1866.
#2 - OBRIAN, S.F. to Felix RANEY Feb 4, 1872.
#3 - LOOWE, Allie to RANEY, Felix Aril 29, 1878.
#4 - LOOWE, Allie to RANEY, Felix August 10, 1884.
#5 - CISSELL, Oscar to RANEY, Felix February 10, 1885.
#6 - OBRIAN, John R. to RANEY, Hannah March 12, 1890.
#7 - BENNINGTON, A. to RANEY, Hannah Dec 22,1896.
#8 - MORRIS, Douglas to RANEY, Hannah May 9, 1895.
#9 - BROWN, Annie M. to RANEY, Hannah Sep 19, 1904.
#10 - BROWN, Annie M. to RANEY, Hannah Jan 29, 1905.
#11 - MORRIS, Emma to RANEY, Miss Hannah Mar 17, 1907.
#12 - BROWN, Annie to RANEY, Belle Nov 13, 1904.
Orginal letters in family files of Hannah Belle Raney. Susan M. Eydmann
REEDS, Gabriel (b1785) Louisville MO, to his brother Armistead in IL, 8 Feb 1845. Transcription copy from family archives of Charlene Reeds Ebeling, Shorewood, IL, 1998. Charlene Reeds Ebeling, 1016 Windsor Dr., Shorewood, IL 60431
SHANNON, John S. to his cousins in Lincoln Co. MO.   (Written on a wagon train to CA in May 1863.) Family archives of Russell M. Reid, Louisville KY, 1998. Russell M. Reid,
Dept. of Anthropology,
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
SMILEY LETTERS TRANSCRIPTIONS
#1 - To Major Samuel Smiley from _ McGinnis, 21 Jan. 1834.
#2 - To Samuel Smiley from Benjamin Congdon, 27 Jul 1842.
#3 - To Samuel Smiley from Christopher Moore, 14 Aug 1842.
#4 - To Samuel Smiley from Orange Hilborn, 17 Apr 1843.
#5 - To Mrs. Smiley from Wm. Bayard, 7 Mar 1855.
#6 - To Samuel Smiley from Mackie? P. Nichols, 6 Oct 1855.
#7 - To Mrs. E.R. Smily from Eliza H. Nichols, 28 Feb 1861.
#8 - To Saml Smily from Benjamin Dodd, 6 Dec 1839.
#9 - To Major Samuel Smiley from John McGinnis, 4 Dec 1839.
Extracted, copied and transcribed from the Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Columbia MO, by Mark Etheridge. Mark Etheridge,
P.O. Box 164
Myersville, MD 21773-0164
WALLACE, Shannon to Thomas Shannon REID in Lincoln Co., 21 June 1851 Original letter in family archives of Russell M. Reid, Louisville KY, 1998. Russell M. Reid,
Dept of Anthropology,
U. of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
 

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