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Correspondence

 Subject
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William A. Carter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 490
Abstract This collection includes several personal and business letters between 1863 and 1925, and letters of condolence at the time of Carter's death in 1881. In addition there is an undated map of Fort Bridger detailing the water lines and buildings.

Collection of William A. Carter materials, 1857-1925

 Series
Identifier: MSS SC 490 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Series comprised of letters, news clippings, legal documents, a map, and diaries which give insight into William A. Carter, and Fort Bridger activities between 1857 and 1925.

William A. Carter correspondence, 1863-1879

 Series
Identifier: MSS SC 490 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Letters, written 1863 to 1879, describe Carter's business activities in regard to Fort Bridger and his several enterprises, and include descriptions of his interaction with U.S. government leaders, especially military officers. He mentions the events of the time, such as the Credit Mobilier investigation, and comments on the people he meets, including Ben Holladay and Ned Buntline. He includes much news of the family related activities, including his search for teachers to be hired for the...