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John and Ann Bean Letters, 1828 - 1853

 File — Box: 4257.004, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

Thirteen letters primarily to John and Ann Bean (Bain/Bane) of Marion County, Ohio, from relatives David and Elizabeth Mills of Dundee, Scotland, between 1828 and 1853, discussing trade, travel, deaths and births in the family, health, friends, and religion. There is also a letter to Ann from her brother, James Horn, from London, making arrangements before he embarks on a twelve-month voyage to New South Wales and India, as well as a letter to Ann from her husband, John, discussing travel arrangements.


  • 1828 - 1853

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.2452 John and Ann Bean Letters

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266