Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of letters and diaries of a family during the mid-19th century. Includes diaries and letters of two brothers who fought with the 5th Maine Infantry during the Civil War. The family members were farmers from Topsham.
1694 Cecile Boisvert, interviewed by Steffan Duplessis, Marcella Sorg, and Mark Silber, winter 1981, Lewiston, Maine. 38 pp. Tape: 1 1/4 hr. w/ handwritten trans. French. Boisvert talks about her life as a Franco-American. Text: handwritten transcript. Recording: T 1815 1-1/4 hour, French.
Letters and papers of the Coffin Family of Bangor, Me. Includes letters between Harold W. and Grace Bristol Coffin and their children, and a number of manuscripts written by Harold W. Coffin.
NA1149 Jennie Flanders < Elliot Sidelinker, interviewed by Patricia Murkland, January 10, 1978, for AY 125, fall 1977, Veazie, Maine. Flanders and Sidelinker (her brother) about growing up in Veazie in a family of 14 children; Veazie history; and how Veazie has changed. Text: 14 pp., brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1149_t1212_01<02. (T 1212). Time: 1 hour.
The collection contains various letters, including some to Mrs. Ralph Blaisdell, Mrs. Nancy Blackstone, and Mr. Samuel Moody. Several letters are from Elizabeth Moody. The letters are dated from about 1823-1851 and mostly to the Livermore Falls area of Maine. The correspondence relates to family news and several mentions of cattle trading.
The collection consists of two letters, on a single sheet of paper, written to Huldah Hayes of Berwick, Maine, and dated March 23, 1844. One is from Huldah's nephew, Gustavus Hayes; the other is from her brother, Jacob Hayes. The letters deal with current happenings and family news.