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1882-1883
Creator:
Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
Extent: 1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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William A. Lamson letterpress copybook
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1791
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
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1882-1883
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A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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1880s
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English
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914 Mexican Central Railway Co--History--Sources.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century