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Guide to the William H. Paine Papers
1848-1932 (bulk 1848-1895)
 MS 475

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 21, 2022
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Series II: Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Series II consists of personal correspondence both written and received by Paine and includes letters from military headquarters and correspondence with family members and colleagues. The correspondence includes information regarding Paine's work as a surveyor for the Union Army, the transfer and management of family property,family relationships, and engineering and military pensions. Included is correspondence addressed to Paine's widow, Catherine Jone Paine regarding settlement of his affairs after his death in 1890.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1852 - 1884
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1886 - 1914; undated

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