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Click any heading below to download pdf packages of all the letters in the Grant-Burr papers dealing with that particular subject.

When you have downloaded the pdf you can keyword search for particular words.

Please note that the letters in the packages are based on the order they appear in the box/folder order; they are not chronological.

Because the letters are about numerous topics, most of them will appear under more than one subject.


African Americans Female Seminaries
Astronomy Food & Diet
Bachelorhood Foreign Countries
Benevolent Societies Household Help
Books & Reading Indians
Business Accounts Land & Household Description
California Gold Rush Legal Documents & Discussion
Canals Letter Writing
Caregiving Livestock, Hunting & Fishing
Charitable Organizations Medicine, Illness & Homeopathic Cures
Child Rearing Merchants & Industry
City Descriptions Missionaries
Civil War Music & Singing
Communal Living Newspapers & Periodicals
Courtship, Weddings & Newlyweds Politics
Death Pregnancy & Childbirth
Dissipation Quotations
Drawings Religion
Education Shipboard Travel
Entertainments Slavery
Ethnic Groups Travel
Farming Westward Expansion