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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid for Manuscripts Small Collection 2299. Chiefly incoming letters which concern an estate settlement for Abraham Smith and family news. Civil War-era letters written by William Riley Smith (Click on "Additional Files" below) contain comments about the war and contain expressions of his attitudes toward African Americans. Also includes a church letter of transfer for Furman Smith and his wife and a small amount of genealogical information about the Smith family.


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