Ratchford Valentine Letters1863-1870

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ratchford Valentine Letters1863-1870
Creator
Valentine, Ratchford
Extent
10 items
Subjects
Nett, Benjamin--Correspondence
Nett, Eromia Kate--Correspondence
Nett, James--Correspondence
Nett, Julia--Correspondence
Valentine, Ratchford--Correspondence
Nett family
Kentucky--Genealogy
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of photocopies of nine letters and one note, dated 1863-1870, once belonging to Ratchford Valentine of Petersburg, Pike County, Indiana. The 1863 note concerns debt owed by Valentine to David Wilson. The letters, dated 1865-1870, were written to Valentine from relatives in Kentucky. An 1865 letter from Eromia Kate Nett in Newburg, Jefferson County, Kentucky, concerns the migration of neighbors to Illinois and also mentions guerillas passing through the area. Other letters were written by Julia, James, and Benjamin Nett and convey family news.
Arrangement: Chronological