Pennsylvania--Social life and customs--19th century
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Papers, 1887-1900, of Pennsylvania sawmill worker S.H. Cleveland. The collection takes the form of 13 diaries and several deposit slips. The diaries chronicle the daily activities of S.H. Cleveland. Cleveland writes of work, his engagement and marriage, travels, and various other aspects of his life.
Diary, 1889, of M.M. Megargall of Orangeville, Pennsylvania. Diary entries include information about Megargall's work on a farm, the weather, and other matters.
Letter, 1865 January 12, from William W. Silvis, Oakland Crossroads, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania to Samuel Steel. In the letter, Silvis talks about the health of Steel's family and the halt of rail roading as a result of the cold weather, wonders if Steel has been in any fights while in the Union Army, and notes that there will be a draft in February if the quota of soldiers is not met. The letter was given by Katrina Garrison in honor of Elizabeth Yeates.