Washburn family correspondence, 1833-1882.


Washburn family correspondence, 1833-1882.

Letters to Washburn, a Hallowell (Me.) banker, from several family members, especially his brothers Elihu Washburne, U.S. politician and statesman, and William Drew Washburn, a Minneapolis lumber and flour miller and a U.S. congressman and senator. The letters contain information on family affairs, the business careers of Elihu and William, economic conditions, politics, and social life.

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