Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains correspondence of Ezra Fargo of Huntington, VT, and points west, with family members and friends. Included are descriptions of settlement and prospects for farming, mining and commerce in Illinois, Wisconsin and other states.
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, diaries, financial papers, receipts, memo books, printed items, and photos of Cyrus Washburn Wicker (1814-1887), merchant, of North Ferrisburgh, Vt., his wife, Maria Delight Wicker (1817-1903), and their sons, Henry C. Wicker (1839-1907) and Cassius M. Wicker (1844-1913), who traveled west to work for and manage various western railroads. Includes correspondence of Augustus C. French (1808-1864), attorney and Governor of Illinois (1846-1853) with his wife,...
Dates: 1818-1965; Majority of material found within 1861-1896