Albert Hafner letters
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Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of 96 letters, dated between 1891 and 1893. Topics of discussion include: business affairs and life in Tarpon Springs, establishing a cigar factory in West Tampa, a local boating club for women, rum smuggling by Cuban fishing boats, a near-lynching, and social life with prominent citizens of Tarpon Springs.
- Created: 1891-1893
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1998
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Biographical or Historical Information
A cigar salesman from Tarpon Springs, Florida, Albert Hafner wrote many letters to his fiancée, Elizabeth H. Chandler, between 1891 and 1893. Most of the letters were about his business affairs and social life in Tarpon Springs.
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Language of Materials
Collection consists of holograph letters written by Albert Hafner of Tarpon Springs, Florida to his fiancée Elizabeth H. Chandler in Massachusetts. Most of the letters were about his business affairs and social life in Tarpon Springs.
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