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Foster and Cheatham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3214
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters written by members of the Foster and Cheatham families. The majority of these letters are addressed to Ellen (Foster) Cheatham. Many were written by her father, Senator Ephraim H. Foster, and discuss such family matters as weddings and deaths of interest. Other letters were written from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1838 January 10-1850 October 28 (bulk 1838-1839)

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  • Subject: Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. X
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