These letters appear courtesy of Harold Blackmon, Sr. .
Wm. Sturgis letter #1 (104 KB image) dated Mrc 16th 1872, to his nephew William Samuel Creighton
Wm. Sturgis letter #2 (141 KB image) dated Jan. 8, 1874, to Jas. P. Creighton
Wm. Sturgis letter #3 (161 KB image) dated January 3, 1875, to Betsey-Betsy Creighton
Wm. Sturgis letter #4 (166 KB image) dated January 3, 1875 to Jas. P. Creighton
Wm. Sturgis letter #5 (157 KB image) dated about 1875 to James P. Creighton family of York County, South Carolina,
concerning William's daughter Cynthia Sturgis Young. James Young (her husband) was suffering a
mental disorder, maybe due to his experiences in War between the States. Their son Matthew was 9 years old NEW !
Other names mentioned include:
W. S. (William Samuel) Creighton, Robert Neely, Hunk Thommason, Blake ?, S. Moore,
Peter P. Garrison, Jas. P. Creighton, (James) Younge, Cynthia Sturgis Young, Lemus Garryson,
Bill and Jas. Freemon, D. F. Schooley, Frank ?, Betsy/Betsey Creighton, Susan Sturgis,
Cricy ?, Mr. Cowan, C. Creighton, Crow Schooly, Cynthia Neely, Mary Jane Neely, Betsy ?,
Francis ?, Billy ?, J. P. Neely, Matthew Young, Marthy ?, Mary Strickland/Stricklin,
Mary Ann ?, William James, W. H. Neely, and J. C. Berg.
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