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The French family was a prominent family of Frenchtown, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Blue Grass, Illinois.
The collection consists of correspondence, journals, photographs, a cemetery plot deed, and printed matter of Lewis French and his family of Frenchtown, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Blue Grass, Illinois, including papers of his brother, David S. French. The correspondence and journals contain comments regarding preaching, religious beliefs, visits among family members, personal monies, and farm conditions.
This collection was the gift of E. Boyd.
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Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Blue Grass (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
- Blue Grass (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
- Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
- Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
- Frenchtown (N.J.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
- Frenchtown (N.J.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
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