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


Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1204. Letter, 16 November 1853, of Thomas Gates to his brother Oliver from Steamport, Kentucky with business and family news, including the birth of a daughter; and satirical letter, 31 January 1859, written by Thomas and Lloyd W. Gates, Calhoun, Kentucky, to Messrs. Spratt, Bourn & Co., Louisville, Kentucky, discussing the state of the tobacco market.


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