London family papers, 1776-1933 (bulk 1880s).

Creator: London family.
Collection number: 2442
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Abstract: Personal and business papers of the London family of Wilmington, N.C., consisting chiefly of letters, 1880s, from John London (fl. 1873- 1921) to his family in Wilmington while he was a post trader and rancher at Fort Laramie, Wyo. Also included are his diaries in Puerto Rico, 1877, and England, 1878; family correspondence of his wife, Lucy Hall London, at Birmingham, Ala., after 1888, and her travel diary in England, 1925;an autobiography of Edith Ward London, covering her life in Birmingham, 1881-1933; a volume of typed transcriptions of letters from J. CarsonBreckenridge, son of the U.S. minister to Russia, written from St.Petersburg, Russia, 1894-1895; and the diaries of John London (1747-1816) in England and Scotland, June-July 1776; on the Elbe Riverand during the return voyage to Philadelphia, Pa., 1794; and in New York and Connecticut, 1800.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection