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Letter from Samuel Sevey, Jr. to E. Smith, 2 February 1819

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Sevey reports to his uncle on health, education, business, hunting, family and steamboats from both a personal and general perspective. Speaks…

Letter from Richard Taylor to Edmund Taylor, 15 November 1834

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A letter of 15 November 1834 from Richard Taylor to Edmund Taylor describing the escape of John Taylor and an enslaved man named Toney from the…

Letter from D. McNaughtan to John Brunton, 24 March 1840

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Letter to John Brunton. On page 1 is a unique pencil sketch of the Louisville waterfront, head of the Portland Canal, and the steamboat Louisville…