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Letters and genealogical material related to several individuals and families make up the Dickson family papers. The seventeen letters in the papers include two from Abishai M. Dickson, one written on the eve of his departure for Texas in 1835. Many of the remaining letters were received by Dickson's daughter, Louisa Dickson Hamilton, including several from her husband, William Scudder Hamilton, a Methodist circuit-rider, with details on Methodist activities and family matters. Other letters generally concern family activities. Genealogical material is related to the Dickson, Hamilton, Lucas, Scudder, and Skidmore families.


Dickson Family, Hamilton Family, Lucas Family, Scudder Family, Skidmore Family, Alabama Red Rovers, correspondence

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Dickson Family Papers, 1834-1851, 1965, and undated



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