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Register of the Hatcher Family Correspondence, 1855
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hatcher Family Correspondence,
    Date (inclusive): 1855
    Collection number: Mss2.H361
    Creator: Harry W. Cassidy
    Extent: 0.1 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hatcher Family Correspondence, Mss2.H361, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    personal name

    Baskin, Catherine
    Ward, Almeda
    Hatcher, Hiram
    Baker, John
    Hatcher family -Correspondence


    Tennessee -Social conditions
    Tennessee -History -Sources
    Farmers -Tennessee -Correspondence
    Dyer County (Tenn.) -Economic conditions
    Weakley County (Tenn.) -Economic conditions
    Greene County (Tenn.) -Economic conditons


    Little is known of Wiley Hatcher save that he came from Tennessee, lived in San Francisco during the Gold Rush era and spent some time in Australia during the 1850s.

    Scope and Content

    The four letters that make up the Hatcher Correspondence were all sent to Wiley W. Hatcher from his brother, sister, cousin and aunt of Dyer, Weakley and Greene counties in Tennessee (1855). The letters include family news and information about economic conditions in Tennessee.