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Subseries D, Other papers, 1848-1886, undated, includes a journal and daybook from 1848-1849 and circa 1870s, respectively. The journal is a log of Casey's trip from New York to Monterey, California and the daybook lists members of the Rhode Island Order of the Cincinnati. This subseries also contains Silas Casey's will of 1881; memoranda regarding land ownership in Ohio and Rhode Island; documents regarding guardianship of minors; an abstract of Louisa Casey's will; and the codicil of the will of Dr. Lincoln Goodale. Autobiographical and biographical material, as well as speeches given by Silas Casey, are also included. The autobiographical manuscript, dated 1880, is accompanied by additional autobiographical notes, drafts, and miscellany assembled either by Silas or his son Thomas Lincoln Casey (1831-1896), and was most certainly used by Thomas in writing his biography his father, dated 1886. Also included is an undated biography by E. Walter West, and several speeches by Silas Casey, probably from the 1870s. The series also contains a 4 items of undated ephemera and advertising material.

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Collection Name
Casey family papers
Collection Code
MS008
Dates
1848-1886, undated
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
GUSN
296867
Reference Code
MS008.20.04

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