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Giuseppe’s letter to his son Joseph Brigham at West Point Academy.

In June 1875, both Giuseppe and his first wife, Eleanor, wrote letters to their first son, Joseph Brigham, who had just enrolled at West Point Academy to prepare for a career as an Army officer. This was a prestigious appointment … Continue reading

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A Letter from Giuseppe in Italy to his Son, Joseph Brigham

Full size images and complete transcript of the four page letter follow below the break. by Jim Toronto Each month we plan to upload a new and fascinating item on this website that will add to our understanding of the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to this Site – Treasure Trove of Historical Documents

by Steve Toronto Approximately three and half years ago, I received a CD from Angela Haight (great granddaughter of Giuseppe and his first wife Eleanor) that contained digitized photographs of a treasure trove of documents that she had discovered were … Continue reading

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