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Hiram Hill family correspondence and diary

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Date: 1857-1910

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Hiram Hill Coll. #382, Box 3

Unit ID: 212458

Summary: Hiram Hill, of Williamsburg, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, was never a resident of Kansas. However, his involvement with the state, primarily as a land investor, was extensive. The letters and diary presented here are included as box three of the Hiram Hill papers. While the family correspondence does not relate specifically to Kansas, Hill?s 1857 diary recounts the events and served as the account book for one of his numerous trips to Kansas. For more information on Hill's additional correspondence and business papers, click the link to the Hiram Hill collection description below.

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Title (Main title): Hiram Hill family correspondence and diary

Scope and Content

Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. Box 3 Folder 1: Family Correspondence, Salome Shaw, 1861-1870.
  2. Box 3 Folder 2: Family Correspondence, Arthur and Kitty Hill, 1871.
  3. Box 3 Folder 3: Family Correspondence, 1872-1879.
  4. Box 3 Folder 4: Family Correspondence, 1890-1910.
  5. Box 3 Folder 5: Undated correspondence, business papers, and miscellaneous (includes incomplete genealogy of Hill family).
  6. Box 3 Folder 6: Diary, 1857.
  7. Box 3 Folder 7: Certificates, 1867-1868.


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