Shepard Cary papers, 1832-1895 (bulk 1845-1862).


Cary, Shepard, 1805-1866. Shepard Cary papers, 1832-1895 (bulk 1845-1862).

Shepard Cary papers, 1832-1895 (bulk 1845-1862).

Mostly correspondence from business partner Collin Whitaker and others about lumbering in Aroostook County, Me., and political letters from Samuel Cony, John W. Dana, John Hodgdon, Leonard Jarvis, Lot M. Morrill, Barnabas Palmer, Benjamin Wiggin, and others, pertaining to political activities and events during the period 1845-1862.

1 linear ft. (2 boxes).

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