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Walker Letter

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Walker, [unknown]
Title: Walker Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1843
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Manuscript letter concerning a trip from New Hampshire to Palmyra partly on the railroad and partly on the Erie Canal.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Nothing is known about the author or recipient of this letter other than what can be gleaned from the item itself.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Walker Letter consists of a manuscript letter dated 15 November 1843 from a woman identifed only as "friend Walker" of Palmyra, New York, to Mrs. Frances S. Colony of Keene, New Hampshire, concerning a trip from New Hampshire to Palmyra partly on the railroad and partly on the Erie Canal.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Subjects

Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.
Railroads -- New York (State) -- 19th century.
Travel -- New York (State)
Travel -- New York (State)

Places

New Hampshire -- Description and travel.
New York (State) -- Description and travel.

Genres and Forms

Correspondence.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Walker Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2014.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 3 Mar 2015
Revision history:

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Inventory

Correspondence
SC 736 Keene, Mrs. Francis H. 1843

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