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Overview The personal correspondence included in the Sharpless family letterbook acted as a circulating "family letter," and was added to by each family member with the goal of assembling the letters at the end of the year and binding them together for the use of future generations. Letters generally provide news of each letter writer, as well as comments on past letters. Letter writers include Susanna F. Sharpless, Edith Sharpless, Thomas Sharpless, Elizabeth S. Smedley, Ann Sharpless, William...
This collection includes letters written by Joseph W. Walton to William P. Sharpless, primarily relating to family news and other members of the Society of Friends.
- Names: Sharpless, William P., 1808-1879 X