About the Digital Collection
Personal and business letters. Most letters are to Thomas Mandeville Carlisle concerning family and business matters, especially a disagreement between the Postmaster General and the railroads. A letter to R.B. Temple refers to Zachary Taylor's election. Also includes a commonplace book of Frances L. Badger containing original poetry.
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