Papers c1851-1926.


Papers c1851-1926.

These papers include diaries, correspondence, financial material, poetry and other writings. Of note are diaries written by Patton from 1864 until his death in 1926. Though brief, the entries contain descriptions of daily life, work on the farm, weather and news about family members and those in the community.

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