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Guide to the Ellet Family Papers, 1839-1968
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CONTAINER LIST

 

Family Correspondence (see also oversized correspondence)

Box 1, Folder 1

Alfred Ellet to Charles Ellet, Jr.

Box 1, Folder 2

Alfred Ellet to Charles Rivers Ellet

Box 1, Folder 3

Alfred Ellet to Edward Carpenter Ellet

Box 1, Folder 4

Alfred Ellet to Miss Elvira (Ellie) Ellet

Box 1, Folder 5

Alfred Ellet to Mrs. Elvira Ellet

Box 1, Folder 6

Alfred Ellet to Miss Mary V. Ellet

 

Alfred Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 1, Folder 7

1861-62(includes letter of April 12, 1861,Miss Ellie Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet)

Box 1, Folder 8

1863

 

Alfred Ellet to Sarah Ellet,

Box 1, Folder 9

Sept. 1861

Box 1, Folder 10

Oct. 1861

Box 1, Folder 11

Nov. 1861

Box 1, Folder 12

Dec. 1861-Jan. 1, 1862

Box 1, Folder 13

Jan. 1862

Box 1, Folder 14

Feb. 1862

Box 1, Folder 15

Mar. 1862

Box 1, Folder 16

Apr. 1862

Box 1, Folder 17

May 1862

Box 1, Folder 18

June 1862

Box 1, Folder 19

July 1862

Box 1, Folder 20

Sept. 1862

Box 1, Folder 21

Oct. 1862

Box 1, Folder 22

Nov.-Dec. 1862

Box 1, Folder 23

Jan.-Feb. 1863

Box 1, Folder 24

Mar. 1863

Box 1, Folder 25

Apr. 1863

Box 1, Folder 26

May-June 1863

Box 2, Folder 1

July 1863

Box 2, Folder 2

Aug.-Oct. 1863

Box 2, Folder 3

Nov.-Dec. 1863

Box 2, Folder 4

Jan. 1864

Box 2, Folder 5

Feb. 1864

Box 2, Folder 6

Mar. 1864

Box 2, Folder 7

Apr. 1864

Box 2, Folder 8

May 1864

Box 2, Folder 9

June 1864

Box 2, Folder 10

July 1864

Box 2, Folder 11

Aug. 1864

Box 2, Folder 12

Alfred Ellet to William "Willie" Ellet

Box 2, Folder 13

Charles Ellet, Jr. to Alfred Ellet

Box 2, Folder 14

Charles Ellet, Jr. to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 2, Folder 15

Charles Rivers Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 2, Folder 16

Charles Rivers Ellet to Sarah Ellet

Box 2, Folder 17

Charles Rivers Ellet to John [Ellet?]

Box 2, Folder 18

Edward Carpenter Ellet to Mrs. Hannah Davenport (sister of Mrs. Mary I. Ellet)

Box 2, Folder 19

Edward Carpenter Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 2, Folder 20

Edward Carpenter Ellet to Charles Ellet, Jr.

Box 2, Folder 21

Edward Carpenter Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 2, Folder 22

Edward Carpenter Ellet to Sarah Ellet

Box 2, Folder 23

Mrs. Elvira Ellet to Edward Carpenter Ellet

Box 2, Folder 24

Mrs. Elvira Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 2, Folder 25

Mrs. Elvira Ellet to Sarah Ellet

Box 2, Folder 26

John A. Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 2, Folder 27

Miss Mary V. Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 2, Folder 28

Miss Mary V. Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 2, Folder 29

Miss Mary V. Ellet to Sarah Ellet

 

Mrs. Mary I. Ellet to her sons (Charles, Edward and Alfred Ellet) and their families

Box 2, Folder 30

1860

Box 2, Folder 31

1861-1862

Box 3, Folder 1

Mrs. Mary I. Ellet, incoming miscellaneous

Box 3, Folder 2

Richard Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 3, Folder 3

Sarah Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 3, Folder 4

Sarah Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 3, Folder 5

Sarah Ellet and Miss Ellie Ellet, miscellaneous outgoing/incoming

 

War Correspondence

Box 3, Folder 6

Ellet Special Orders, 1862

Box 3, Folder 7

Alfred Ellet miscellaneous:

 

Paper regarding a bet between Ellet and S. Clemens commendations of Ellet by his men

 

Ellet letters to newspaper editors

 

Letters to Ellet from Mrs. Duncan

Box 3, Folder 8

Rear Admiral Farragut to Alfred Ellet

Box 3, Folder 9

Ordnance Office correspondence

Box 3, Folder 10

Acting Rear Admiral David Porter, incoming/outgoing correspondence: Alfred Ellet; John Ellet; miscellaneous

Box 3, Folder 11

Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War, incoming/outgoing correspondence with Alfred Ellet

Box 3, Folder 12

George White: receipts for horse sales to Alfred Ellet

Box 3, Folder 13

Miscellaneous war correspondence

Box 3, Folder 14

Miscellaneous lists/statistics

 

Charles Ellet, Jr. Pamphlets

Box 3, Folder 15

1839:"A Popular Exposition of the Incorrectness of the Tariffs of Toll..."

Box 3, Folder 16

1839:"Report in Relation to Water Power on the Line of the James River and Kanawha Canal"

Box 3, Folder 17

1841:"Exposition of the Causes which have Conduced to the Failure of Many Rail-Roads in the United States"

Box 3, Folder 18

1847:"Report of the President and Managers of the Schuylkill Navigation Company to the Stockholders"

Box 3, Folder 19

1848:"Report on a Rail-Way Suspension Bridge across the Connecticut..."

Box 3, Folder 20

1850:"Report on the Location of the Western Portion of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail-Road..."

Box 3, Folder 21

1850:"Second Report on the Location of the Western Portion of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail-Road..."

Box 3, Folder 22

1850:"Remarks on the Revised Comparative Estimates of the Grave Creek and Fish Creek Routes"

Box 3, Folder 23

1852:"Report on the Overflows of the Delta of the Mississippi"

Box 3, Folder 24

1854:"Report on a Suspension Bridge across the Potomac, for Rail-Road and Common Travel..."

Box 3, Folder 25

1856:"The Mountain Top Track. A Description of the Railroad across the Blue Ridge at Rock Fish Gap, in the state of Virginia"

Box 3, Folder 26

1858:"Report on the Improvement of the Kanawha and Incidentally of the Ohio River, by Means of Artificial Lakes"

Box 3, Folder 27

1858:"Report on the Tariff of Toll for the Virginia Central Rail-Road"

Box 3, Folder 28

1862:"Military Incapacity and What it Costs the Country"

Box 3, Folder 29

1862:"The Army of the Potomac, and its Mismanagement..."

 

Biographical and Miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 1

Charles Ellet, Jr.: The Engineer as Individualist, biography by Gene D. Lewis. 1968

Box 4, Folder 2

"Memoirs of Mary Israel Ellet (1780-1870)"

Box 4, Folder 3

Writings by Edward "Eddie" Ellet (son of Alfred and Sarah Ellet):

 

"An Old Time School Episode"

 

Piece beginning, "I was the first member of a family of nine..."

 

"Autobiography of Edward Carpenter Ellet": original manuscripts, 1914

Box 4, Folder 4

"Autobiography of Edward Carpenter Ellet", typed copy

Box 4, Folder 5

Ellet family miscellaneous:

 

Later generation correspondence regarding Civil War collections

 

Biographical articles

 

Copies of photographs: Ellet descendants with bust of General Alfred Washington Ellet in Vicksburg National Military Park; portraits of Alfred Ellet, Charles Ellet, Jr., Charles Rivers Ellet, Edward "Eddie" Ellet, John Ellet, Richard Ellet

 

Oversized Correspondence

Box 4, Folder 6

Alfred Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet

Box 4, Folder 7

Alfred Ellet to Sarah Ellet

Box 4, Folder 8

Charles Rivers Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 4, Folder 9

Charles Rivers Ellet to Sarah Ellet

Box 4, Folder 10

Charles Rivers Ellet to "Uncle" (Edward Ellet?)

Box 4, Folder 11

Edward C. Ellet to Alfred Ellet

Box 4, Folder 12

Edward C. Ellet to Mrs. Mary Ellet

Box 4, Folder 13

Edward C. Ellet to Sarah Ellet

Box 4, Folder 14

Miss Mary V. Ellet to Mrs. Mary I. Ellet, including forwarding letter, Mrs. Mary I. Ellet to Alfred and Edward Ellet

Box 4, Folder 15

War Correspondence, oversized miscellaneous