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Betts-Smith family papers, 1805-1930.
BANC MSS C-B 779
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Title:

Betts-Smith family papers, 1805-1930
Betts Smith family papers

Creator/Contributor:

Betts, William G., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Frank B., 1838-

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Francis Betts.

Abstract:

Includes letters, 1808-1824, from William G. Betts, captain of vessels sailing from New York to various points along the eastern coast; papers relating to the army career of Frank B. Smith during the Civil War, 1862-1863; and 1930 patent for method and apparatus for setting precast forms in aqueous bodies, invented by Francis Betts Smith. Also present is a 20th century halftone portrait in a daguerreotype case.

Date:

1805 (issued)

Subject:

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Type:

Family papers.

Physical Description:

1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 779

Origin:

New York (State)