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Collection Reference Number GLC04601.12
From Archive Folder Collection of 15 items related to the Mississippi territory, the Smith family, and the treason trial of Aaron Burr 
Title Calvin Smith to William Smith regarding family matters, crops and his journey to Mississippi
Date 23 December 1827
Author Smith, Calvin (1768-1840)  
Recipient Smith, William  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Apologizes for not writing sooner but he was suffering from rheumatism in his shoulder. Laments the fact that William's son was left crippled. Reports that he left Philadelphia on the last day of September and arrived in Natchez on 6 November. Tells about his journey. Talks about crops. Updates on his family and gives regards to William's. There is an unsigned, scrawled quotation or poem about the United States on the 4th page.
Subjects Children and Family  Health and Medical  Travel  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Poetry  
People Smith, Calvin (1768-1840)  Smith, William (1754-1820)  
Place written Natchez, Mississippi
Theme Health & Medicine; Children & Family; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859