Henry and Elizabeth Baird papers, 1798-1937. Box 2, Folder 6
Baird, Henry S. (Henry Samuel), 1800-1875; Baird, Elizabeth Fisher, 1810-1890
Dousman, Jane Fisher Rolette; Astor, William B.; Rublee, Horace, 1829-1896; Fairchild, Lucius, 1831-1896
These letters, written between 1870 and 1875, primarily contain family, financial and political correspondences of Henry and Elizabeth Baird. Of particular note are many letters connected with the relief work of Mr. and Mrs. Baird after the Peshtigo Fire in 1871. There are also several letters written to and from Elizabeth Baird regarding the death of Henry Baird on April 30, 1875. Other correspondences of interests are letters from Lucius Fairchild, dated December 2, 1871, and December 18, 1871; Horace Rublee, dated April 1, 1873; and Jane F. Dousman, dated August 12, 1874.
Brown County; Dane County; Crawford County; Marinette County; Waushara County;
Green Bay; Madison; Prairie du Chien; Peshtigo; Wautoma;
Baird family; Tinney family; Great Fire, Peshtigo, Wis., 1871;