Contributed by Sebago Historical Society
Haley writes about his trip from Maine to New York saying that they left Augusta at 12:30 taking a steamboat to Boston arriving the next morning at 7, then leaving at 5:30 that night, taking the train (“cars”) part way and then a boat.
He states, “We have had a good living all the way and there was not any seasick” and asks Miriam to “tell Hannah that I am a going out to Washington and have this business settled up.”
About This Item
- Title: William Haley Jr. letter from New York to his wife Miriam, 1864
- Creator: Haley, Jr., William
- Creation Date: 1864-10-29
- Subject Date: 1864-10-29
- Local Name: Convene
- Town: Augusta, Boston, New York, Sebago, Washington
- County: Cumberland, Kennebec, Suffolk
- State: DC, MA, ME, NY
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20.32 cm x 12.06 cm
- Local Code: W4.6
- Collection: Haley Family Letters
- Object Type: Text
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PO Box 59, Sebago, ME 04029
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LC Subject Headings
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
- Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
- Haley, William--Travel
- Haley family
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 30th (1863-1865). Company E
- Haley, Jr., William
- Haley, Miriam Pugsley
- Wight (White), Nathan
- Haley, Elzira M.
- Haley, Mary
- Haley , John (Johny) F.
- Haley, Sarah D.
- Haley, William (Billy) W.
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