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Reminiscences of Austin Smith, class of 1826, in 1898, copies

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: yhm-arc-2006-012

Content Description

photocopies of a letter to "Cousin Harriet" on letterhead of Col. A.S. Marvin, 23 Washington Place, N.Y. City, signed "your aff. cousin Smith" (possibly dated Ap. 19 / 91) and two sheets labelled "Conversation between Harriet and Uncle Austin Smith in 1898," in which "Uncle" tells of his interview with Lafayette when Lafayette was visiting the area in 1826 or so while Smith was a student at Hamilton College. [But see the Diary of Austin Smith for his contemporary account--Al Coll S642 D5]

Acquisition Type



photocopy sent by James Wallace; found among family papers

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found within 1891 - 1898