The correspondence of Alexander Douglas Miner consists almost entirely of letters sent by Miner addressed to his daughter,
Martha Matilda Miner, a college student attending Oberlin College in Ohio.
Alexander Douglas Miner was born on June 22, 1802. He married Abby E. Skinner on May 28, 1848. Miner was a farmer in Lima,
New York. The couple had two daughters, Martha Matilda Miner and Nellie W. Miner.
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