Greetings Fellow Historians!

nbvcvbnThis site was created to stash old letters that were spared from obscurity so that descendants of those who wrote the letters may benefit in their historical or genealogical research. I do not wish to profit from these letters and it’s my intention to eventually donate any originals that I own to an appropriate county historical society/museum.

If you find these letters useful in any way, I’d love to hear from you.

Additionally, if you have any old letters or diaries that you would like to have transcribed and preserved, I’d love to help you. Please visit my website for more information.

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Please visit my website for more information.

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About Griff

My passion is history leading up to & including the American Civil War. I particularly enjoy reading, transcribing & researching primary sources such as letters and diaries. View all posts by Griff

4 responses to “Greetings Fellow Historians!

  • Cheryl Bough

    How wonderful to see a letter my great great great grandfather wrote in 1830! Thank you for posting his letter — Roswell Waters to Rev. Nathaniel Stacy. To see his handwriting was unbelievable. Thanks so much.

  • Eva Lee

    Thank you for the letter regarding the marriage of Caroline Stanley and John Conyers Lea. In my records, she was always Caroline Stanley Parker. I appreciate your efforts.

  • Diane Farr

    What a lovely site. Thank you for doing this.

  • David Petrie

    Thank you for creating your site. Your letters from Wheelock Hendee Parmly add detail and interest to my wife’s Hendee family history. Anyone who would like more information on the Hendee or Parmly family histories should feel free to contact me at dapwyn@aol.com. Thanks again, Dave Petrie

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