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Alexander D. Miner Correspondence
mssHM 80846-80948  
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Description
This collection consists almost entirely of family letters sent by farmer Alexander Miner (1802-1873) in Lima, New York, to his daughter Martha Matilda Miner, a college student attending Oberlin College in Ohio (Class of 1863).
Background
Alexander Douglas Miner (1802-1873) 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.
Extent
109 items in 3 boxes
Restrictions
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