Description:

Transcriptions of letters written by two French travelers, Fridolin Bianchi and Emile Bianchi, from Colorado County to their family in France in 1870 and 1871. The letters are in French. They were donated to the library by Marie-Pierre Bianchi of Paris, who came to the United States to follow her ancestorís trails.

Contents:

  1. Letter of January 9, 1871 written by Fridolin Bianchi, p. 1
  2. Letter of January 9, 1871 written by Emile Bianchi, p. 5
  3. Letter of February 20, 1871 written by Emile Bianchi p. 11
  4. Undated letter from "Tooks" [Tooke's] Plantation written by Fridolin Bianchi, p. 18
  5. Undated unsigned letter from Columbus, p. 24
  6. Undated letter from Columbus written by Emile Bianchi, p. 33
  7. Letter of May 14, 1870 written by Fridolin Bianchi, p. 40
  8. Letter of May 14, 1870 written Emile Bianchi, p. 45
  9. Letter of April 25, 1871 written by Fridolin Bianchi, p. 48
  10. Letter of April 25, 1871 written by Emile Bianchi, p. 49
  11. Letter of May 4, 1871 written by Emile Bianchi, p. 52
  12. Letter of June 1, 1871 written by Fridolin Bianchi, p. 57
  13. Letter of June 12, 1871 from Emile Bianchi, p. 64
  14. Undated letter written by Emile Bianchi, p 73
  15. Letter of July 5, 1871 written by Fridolin Bianchi, p. 75
  16. Letter of July 5, 1871 written by Emile Bianchi, p. 82