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Newk letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1367

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter unclearly signed and dated. The item describes the travels of the writer aboard the steamboat "Hickman," a visit to the "Duponts" artesian well in New Albany, Indiana, the flooding of certain areas along the river, and the writer's impressions of the countryside of Kentucky that borders on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.

Dates

  • 1850

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Newk letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Nineteenth century American traveling on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers by steamboat.

Extent

1 item

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register of Newk letter
Status
In Progress
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 August 12
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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