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Sherman, Francis Trowbridge, 1825-1905 : Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers, 1849-1894

Correspondence of Francis Trowbridge Sherman of Chicago, and his traveling companion, Henry A. Ballentine, documenting their travel overland to the California gold fields and experiences there, 1849-1850. Also photocopies of a few of Sherman's (colonel 88th Illinois Infantry) letters regarding the Civil War and his Chicago business, business and family correspondence of father F.C. Sherman, family records, and newspaper clippings.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Civil War, Family Papers, Indians and the West
Call Number: Case MS 5282
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The Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum, and items in each folder will be counted before and after delivery to the patron (Priority I)