Alcoholism--United States--19th century
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Letters, 1848-1849, to Elizabeth H. Fletcher from Maria Farnum (concerning her alcoholic father) and Abby [?]; and letters, 1849-1850, to Lydia H. Fletcher from son S.W. Fletcher while attending Yale University (concerning the Brothers Society and the Linonian Society) and daughter Elizabeth H. Fletcher.
This collection, 1860-1867, consists mainly of letters between Richard S. Morgan, a Chicago apothecary and Celia Frary, a Morris, Illinois schoolteacher, who married in Grundy County, Illinois in 1863. The correspondence begins in the Fall of 1862 when Richard was an Assistant Apothecary at the Federal Drug Store, Camp Douglas, IllinoisL. In addition, there is correspondence with parents, other family members and friends, three photographs, and teachers' certificates.