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William Washington Farwell Papers

Hamilton College Library, Clinton, New York

2003



Profile Description

Creation: EAD encoding by Peter MacDonald 2003 >2003
Language: English

Overview of the Collection

Repository: Hamilton College Archives
Creator: Farwell, William Washington
Title: William Washington Farwell Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1848-1862
Abstract: Papers
Identification: 0000.18
Location: Alumni Biographical Files
Language: English

Summary

This collection contains correspondences primarily from W.W. Farewell to his father, brother, and a friend during the 1840s and 50s, including W.W. Farewell's journey to California during the Gold Rush. Also included is a photograph of W.W. Farwell and a map of the route he took to California.

The following is a listing of the correspondences:

10 June 1848 To Father, Chicago, IL (T)

20 March 1849, To B.F. Farewell, Chicago, IL, CA (T)

19 October 1849, To B.F. Farewell, San Francisco, CA (T)

19 October 1849, To DeWolfe, San Francisco, CA (T)

13 July 1850, To Father, San Francisco, CA

5 September, 1850, To Father, At Sea (T)

5 October 1850, To Father, Panama (T)

8 November 1850, To Father, New York, NY (T)

2 August 1853, To W.W. Farewell, From A.S. Warner, Sam Abbott, DH Frost, Hamilton, NY

11 April 1862, To Father (John), Chicago, IL (T only) Fragment


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