Belknap family : papers, 1856-1904.


Belknap family : papers, 1856-1904.

Included are letters from family members and friends to William Burke Belknap (1811-1889) and his son William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914) discussing activities, education, proper behavior, money management, and news; records, 1880-1904, of the Salmagundi Club retained by William R. Belknap due to his membership in that organization; and a typescript of Isaac F. Stone's memoir of the years 1830-1840 discussing travel by ship and railroad, religion, and moving his family from Connecticut to Louisville. Correspondents include James Freeman Clarke, Dr. Samuel D. Gross, General Irvin McDowell, and Henry Watterson.

0.33 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7569291

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