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Collection Number: 04841-z

Collection Title: Walter Family Papers, 1882-1883

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Size 52 items
Abstract F. W. Walter, owner of the Corning Rail Road, and his wife Mary lived in Corning, Mo., with their children Len, Alice, and Andrew. Letters, 1882-1883, of F. W. and Mary Walter and their son Len of Corning, Mo. The letters are primarily between Len and his parents and siblings when he was at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for an operation on his leg in November 1882. These letters concern Len's health, family affairs, and expenses. There is also a bill of service for dry goods for F. W. Walter and a letter from Len to his parents in November 1883 recounting his life at Bryants Business College in St. Joseph, Mo.
Creator Walter family.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Walter Family Papers #4841-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from J. Douglas Mattox of Raleigh, N.C. on 24 October 1996 (Acc. 96144).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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F. W. Walter, owner of the Corning Rail Road, and his wife Mary lived in Corning, Mo., with their children Len, Alice, and Andrew.

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Letters, 1882-1883, of F. W. and Mary Walter and their son Len of Corning, Mo. The letters are primarily between Len and his parents and siblings when he was at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for an operation on his leg in November 1882. These letters concern Len's health, family affairs, and expenses. There is also a bill of service for dry goods for F. W. Walter and a letter from Len to his parents in November 1883 recounting his life at Bryants Business College in St. Joseph, Mo.

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