Title:Betts-Smith family papers, 1805-1930
Betts Smith family papers
Creator/Contributor:Betts, William G., Correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Frank B., 1838-
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Francis Betts.
Includes letters, 1808-1824, from William G. Betts, captain of vessels sailing from New York to various points along the eastern
coast; papers relating to the army career of Frank B. Smith during the Civil War, 1862-1863; and 1930 patent for method and
apparatus for setting precast forms in aqueous bodies, invented by Francis Betts Smith. Also present is a 20th century halftone
portrait in a daguerreotype case.
Subject:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
BANC MSS C-B 779
Origin:New York (State)