Kidder Family Correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of five letters written between 1858 and 1872 among the Kidder family of Wilmington, NC. Letters were sent to and from Edward Kidder, patriarch of the family and a local lumber merchant, his wife Ann, and their children, specfically Edward H. and Frederick. They speak of their recent activities and experiences, as well as checking after each other's health. Included is a letter from Silas N. Martin, mayor of Wilmington from 1870-1872, to Edward H. regarding his wedding to Mary.
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1 Folder (Contains 1 folder)
This collection was purchased in 2003.
Portions of this collection have been digitized and/or are born-digital. For access to these digital materials, please browse the finding aid via the "Collection Organization" tab and select an individual file or item to see if it contains a linked digital record.
- Martin, Silas N. (Silas Nelson), 1828-1877 (Person)
- Kidder, Edward, 1805-1885 (Person)
- Kidder, Frederick, 1848-1908 (Person)
- Kidder, Ann Potter, 1812-1872 (Person)
- Kidder Family Correspondence
- Nicole Yatsonsky
- 2021 April 08
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