CINCINNATI, OHIO

Local History Collections

Collection ID: 285
Location: LH MSS

(Description ID: 595761)

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

LH- Misc. Mss.

Scope and Content

Inventory

Scope and Content

The collection includes correspondence written by various individuals from Cincinnati, Ohio, between 1822 and 1876.  The letters deal with general business matters and touch upon such subjects as religion, including the Great Revival and Methodism, the rise of vice in the city, the Miami & Erie Canal, and general impressions of the Queen City.  Of particular note are two letters written by Maria [Porter] and J. H. Underwood detailing their travels to Cincinnati from New Hampshire and Maine respectively.  The collection also contains two letters to the historian Henry C. Lea of Philadelphia written by Cincinnatian Anna Caroline Jaudon, Lea’s future wife.  A portion of the collection is the correspondence of Samuel Sprigg Belt originally of Baltimore, Maryland.

Inventory

Ac. 4219, 4417

49 items

#1

ANONYMOUS (“Fannie”)

To William Allen dtd Cinn., O., Mar. 3, N.Y.

BREWER, E.

To Julia E. Brewer dtd Cinn., O., Jne. 2, 1822. 

C. E. G.

To Wm. Knowlton, Claremont, N.H., dtd Cinn., O., Dec. 27, 1826.

DAVIS, E. H.

To Tom A. Davis dtd Cinn., O., Dec. 14, 1837.

ELISA

To Miss Catherine Longworth, Newark, N.J., dtd Cinn., O., Dec. 2, n.d.

HAINES, E[zekie] S.

To ? Bros., Phila. Dtd Cinn., O., Mar. 5, 1822.

HERDER, G[ustav]

To Simmons & Col., N.Y. dtd. Cinn., O., Jly 29, 1848.

HOPPER & WOOD

To S. H. Allen & Co. dtd [Cinn., O., Nov., 1839]. 

JAUDON, Anna Caroline

To Henry C. Lea dtd [Cinn., O.,] , Sept. 10, [1845].

To Henry C. Lea dtd Cinn., O., Nov. 19, 1849.

McHUGH, [Mary]

To Abraham Bele, N.Y. dtd Cinn., O., May 28, 1851.

NEILSON, W. G.

To S. W. Hill, Scribe Nimrod, I.O.O.F., Steubenville, O. dtd Cinn., O., Apr. 13, 1847.

OHIO LIFE INSURANCE & TRUST CO.

To Thos. L. Shields dtd Cinn., O., Sept. 14, 1848.

PHILLIPS, Henry C.

To Mr. ? Carpenter dtd Cinn., O., Mar. 20, 1847.

PLEASANTS, S[amuel] E.

To [Jeremiah Emben] dtd Cinn., O., Oct. 18, 1821.

[PORTER], Marie

To Dear Father & Mother dtd Cinn., O., Jne. 21, 1838.

REESE, Wm

To Dr. Williams, Delaware, O., dtd Cinn., O., Jne. 6, 1851.

SHELDON, Norman

To W. L. Thomas dtd Cinn., O., Dec. 3, 1835.

SLEETH, Wm. M. (Agent, Mortimore & Co., Cinn.)

To H. H. Lansing, Chillicothe, O., dtd Cinn., O., Apr. 1, 1851.

TROTTER, D.

To Mrs. John L. Newbold dtd Cinn., O., Oct. 21, 1827.

UNDERWOOD, J. H.

To Miss Sarah A. Underwood dtd Cinn., O., Jne. 23, 1841.

WILLIAMS, M. T.

To N. F. Broadrick dtd Cinn., O., May 17, 1832.

WOOD, Thos.

To Eliza Wood dtd Cinn., O., Aug. 1, 1850.

#2

BAKER, C. J.

To S. Sprigg Belt dtd Athol, Dec. 29, [1876].

BAKER, John A.

To S. Sprigg Belt dtd Office of John A. Baker, Agricultural Warehouse, Nos. 926, 928 and 932  La. Ave., Washington, D.C., Mar. 5, 1874.

BELT, Samuel Sprigg

To James Belt dtd Baltimore, Md., Jly. 24, 1866.

To James Belt dtd Baltimore, Md., Jly. 26, 1866.

To Sue Belt (Mrs. Jas. Belt) dtd Baltimore, Md., Jly. 30, 1866.

BROOKE, T. Blake

To S. Sprigg Belt dtd Dec., 5, 1861.

To S. Sprigg Belt dtd Feb. 20, 1862.

To S. Sprigg Belt dtd Nov. 4, 1866.

KIMBERLY, C. W.

To [D.] Sprigg Belt dtd Baltimore, Md., Jan. 4, 1854.

PACA, John P.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Dec. 19, 1853.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Jan. 24, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Jan. 30, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Feb. 28, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Mar. 8, 1854.

ROBERTS, S. E.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Mar. 6, 18[54].

SPALDING, A. E.

To Isaac G. Peck dtd n.d.

TRIMBLE, J. R.

To Belmont Perry dtd Baltimore, Apr. 2, 18[56].

WRIGHT, G. W. T.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Dec. 20, 1853.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Jan. 6, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Jan. 12, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Feb. 14, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Feb. 20, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Mar. 3, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Mar. 10, 1854.

To S. Sprigg dtd Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 6, 1858.

WYSHAM, [?] C.

To S. Sprigg dtd Baltimore, Feb. 26, 1867.