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Papers, 1836-1897


Dinsdale, Matthew
Papers, 1836-1897
Call Number, Wis MSS DL, folder 2

Selection of letters by Rev. Dinsdale written from Linden and other Wisconsin settlements to his relatives in Askrigg, Yorkshire, England, describing his trip to the United States in 1844 and giving minute advice to prospective immigrants; his pastoral services as a Methodist minister at Potosi, Wisconsin, and in the Lake Winnebago circuit; economic conditions as seen through his work as a clerk in stores at Linden and elsewhere. Some letters from the original collection have been omitted due to illegibility.

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[Scorton] July 31--1833

[1833, Aug. 28]

[1834, July 21?]

[Scorton] Sept. 6--1836

Beck Bitts June 27th 1837


1838 Banbury March 27th--38

York Dec. 21st 1841

Oct. 5th 1841

Middleham Yorkshire August 1844

Wesleyan Mission House, Bishopgate Street, within London, 29th August 1842

[???] Somersetshire April 18th/ [18]42

1844 Aug. 3


Liverpool. Saty night near bedtime August 10th 1844

New York 14th Sept. 1844 [Transcription], pp. [1]-6

City Road Chapel [1842 Aug. 2]

Askrigg Oct. 13th/ [18]45

Hullet Hall Jan. 1846

Hullet Hall Jan. 27th 1846

Hullet Hall January 28, 1846

Prairie du Chien Feb. 24/ [18]46

[1846, April 15]

Pedlars Creek, Wisconsin 25th July 1845 [Transcription], pp. [1]-18

Potosi Wisconsin Territory / Saturday October 18th 1845 [Transcription], pp. [1]-12

Potosi Wisconsin Dec 4th 1845 [Transcription], pp. [1]-11

Potosi Wis Ter Monday Dec 22nd 1845 [Transcription], pp. [1]-9

Potosi Wis Ter Monday April 13th 1846 [Transcription], pp. [1]-7

[Diagram of Farm] Potosi Wis Ter Tuesday 19th May 1846 [Transcription], pp. [1]-7

Winnebago Lake Wednesday 17 March 1847 [Transcription], pp. [1]-6

Linden Nov 2nd 1846

Potosi, Monday, Nov 16th 1846

Askrigg 25th Nov 1846

Monday 4th Jany 1847

Linden WI / March 29 1847

Winnebago Lake Mission / Tuesday 11th May 1847 [Transcription], pp. [1]-6

Elm Hill. Potosi Oct, 12th/ [18]47

Potosi Nov 29th 1847

[Leyturn?] 1847


Askrigg 26 March 1847

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