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Correspondence - Miscellaneous and envelopes, 1850 (transcript)-1899, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11

Scope and Content of the Collection

From the Collection:

Letters, genealogical information, and legal and financial documents of the Ames Family of Lake County, Illinois. Correspondence includes several letters from Joel W. Ames describing his experience as a Union Army solider during the Civil War. Also includes an 1864 draft notice for Roderick D. Ames and documents regarding his discharge in 1865.


  • Creation: 1850 (transcript)-1899, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The Ames family papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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Chicago Illinois 60610 United States