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Ella Rayburn wuth LHS Charter    
scranton letter 1859

Ella Rayburn examines the original Lackawanna Historical Society charter dated 1886.

The Lackawanna Historical Society maintains a large manuscript collection that documents life in Lackawanna County from its inception. Among the manuscript collections on hand at the LHS are: anthracite mining and railroad documents, land titles and transactions, county prison records, business and industry letters, funeral home records, and personal diaries and letters.

Please note: Arrangements must be made in advance to view any of the special collections.


Original Scranton family letter dated March 18, 1859
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