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Ames genealogy

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2

Scope and Content of the Collection

From the Collection:

Letters, genealogical information, and legal and financial documents of the Ames Family of Lake County, Illinois. Correspondence includes several letters from Joel W. Ames describing his experience as a Union Army solider during the Civil War. Also includes an 1864 draft notice for Roderick D. Ames and documents regarding his discharge in 1865.


Conditions Governing Access

The Ames family papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States