Skip to main content

logo wsu home special collections home

About this collection

Browse This Collection

The Piatt Family Letters digital collection contains correspondence dating from 1855 to 1877. The majority are letters to William Piatt from his brother Richard Piatt written from California. The collection also includes letters to William by his younger brothers and other family members. The letters relate day-to-day activities of life in the middle part of the nineteenth century, and some financial and general family documents are included in the collection. The letters provide information on early California history, the cattle trade, and some description of traveling the western United States including Kansas.

Letter from John Piatt to Noah Piatt, circa 1855 

Finding Aid to Piatt Family Letters

 
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK