William H. Ingham Papers
The papers of William H. Ingham consist of six items. Five letters are from William to his brother Erastus and one letter to Erastus from their brother Samuel. William's letters describe life in Iowa in the 1850s. He tells of the plentiful wildlife, the new areas being surveyed, and of the business opportunities available to settlers.
- Ingham, William H. (Person)
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Pioneer in Iowa and early settler in Kossuth County. Letters written to his brother Erastus about Iowa in the 1850s.
Method of Acquisition
These letters were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Alice A. Guller in 1959.