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Papers of the Ferry family. Typescript recorded in 1913-14 by the eldest daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Ferry when she was 86 years of age, selected from family letters of incidents in the history of Mackinac Island, Michigan dating back to the 1820's-1830's during the residence there of Rev. William Montague Ferry and Amanda White Ferry between 1823 and 1837. The papers are a genealogical record for the Ferry, Montague, Henry, White, Harwood and Bannister lines. Also original and typewritten copies of Civil War letters, 1862-1865; an invitation to President Harrison's inauguration, 1889; military map of Chickasaw Bluffs; Probate Judge Commission, 1882; correspondence 1862-65 with U.S. Army Commissary Dept. when William M. Ferry [Jr.] was serving as Captain. See also: P-201 William M. Ferry Family Photograph Albums, 1860's
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(Boxes: 2 legal)
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Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Availability
Research is by appointment only