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Henry Carter autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-017

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten autobiography of Henry Carter. His autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. Also included is a brief history of the genealogy of Carter's father's side of the family.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Henry Carter (1804-?) was born April 18, 1804, in Rock Run, Maryland, the son of John and Rebecca (Harlan) Carter. He married Mary Ann Jackson and the couple had ten children: Kate, John Isaiah (b. 1826), Evan Morris (b. 1828), Alice Anna (b. 1830), Anna Maria (b. 1833), Henry Harlan (b. 1835), Edith Rebecca (b. 1838), Sarah Ann (b. 1840), Joel Jackson (b. 1843), and Amelia Katherine (b. 1846). Henry Carter died on April 1, 1896, in Fulton, Pennsylvania, at the age of 91.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Henry Carter's autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. Also included is a brief history of the genealogy of Carter's father's side of the family.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
Henry Carter autobiography, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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