Register of the Hatcher Family Correspondence, 1855

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University Library, University of the Pacific
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University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Hatcher Family Correspondence, 1855

Collection number: Mss2.H361

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
November 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hatcher Family Correspondence,
Date (inclusive): 1855
Collection number: Mss2.H361
Creator: Harry W. Cassidy
Extent: 0.1 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hatcher Family Correspondence, Mss2.H361, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

personal name

Baskin, Catherine
Ward, Almeda
Hatcher, Hiram
Baker, John
Hatcher family -Correspondence

subject

Tennessee -Social conditions
Tennessee -History -Sources
Farmers -Tennessee -Correspondence
Dyer County (Tenn.) -Economic conditions
Weakley County (Tenn.) -Economic conditions
Greene County (Tenn.) -Economic conditons

Biography

Little is known of Wiley Hatcher save that he came from Tennessee, lived in San Francisco during the Gold Rush era and spent some time in Australia during the 1850s.

Scope and Content

The four letters that make up the Hatcher Correspondence were all sent to Wiley W. Hatcher from his brother, sister, cousin and aunt of Dyer, Weakley and Greene counties in Tennessee (1855). The letters include family news and information about economic conditions in Tennessee.

Container List

 

1.1: Catherine Baskin, Albany TN to "Dear Nephew," Feb 24, 1855

 

1.2: Almeda Ward, Weakly [sic] County TN to "Dear Brother," Feb 28, 1855

 

1.3: Hiram Hatcher, Weakly [sic] County TN to "Dear Brother," Feb 30 [sic], 1855

 

1.4: John Baker, Locust Grove TN to "Dear Cousin," March 11, 1855