Description:

Letters written by David C. Neer to relatives in Hillsborough (now Hillsboro), Loudoun County, Virginia, dating from his arrival at Prairie Point (later Oakland) in 1857 until 1861. The collection was acquired by the library on February 28, 2003.

Contents:

Neer to parents, April 8, 1857 (1-1)

Neer to parents, May 31, 1857 (1-2)

Neer to parents, July 19, 1857 (1-3)

Neer to brother, Edward Henry Neer, March 24, 1858 (1-4)

Neer to mother, Eliza Neer, May 16, 1859 (1-5)

Neer to mother, Eliza Neer, July 24, 1860 (1-6)

Neer to parents, May 18, 1861 (1-7)

Neer to mother, Eliza Neer, July 4, 1861 (1-8)

Four envelopes (1-9)