Thomas M. Costello
Letters, 1889-1902

SC23161

Quantity: 1 box (0.25 cubic ft.)
Access: Open to research
Acquisition: Purchase: Mrs. Hudson’s Fine Books and Paper, December 2009
Processed By: Manuscripts and Special Collections, January 2010

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Biographical Note:

Thomas Costello was prominent in government and Republican Party politics of Oswego County, New York.  He served in the New York State Assembly from 1896 to 1903.  His home was in the village of Altmar, which was originally called Sand Bank.

Scope and Content Note:

A collection of personal letters addressed to Carrie Blakeman, who became his wife on March 30, 1892. The letters concern mostly personal and family matters. Several were written on New York State Assembly stationery.

Box and Folder List:


Box Folder Description
1 1 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Oswego, N.Y., to Carrie Blakeman, Port Byron, N.Y., September 14, 1889
1 2 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Oswego, N.Y., to Carrie Blakeman, Port Byron, N.Y., March 18, 1891
1 3 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Sand Bank, N.Y., to Carrie Blakeman, Port Byron, N.Y., January 31, 1891
1 4 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Port Byron, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Pierrepont Manor, N.Y., June 9, 1892; with enclosed letter from Florella L. Blakeman, Port Byron, N.Y., June 9, 1892
1 5 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Oswego, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Pierrepont Manor, N.Y., November 3, 1892
1 6 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Sand
Bank, N.Y., April 27, 1896
1 7 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Sand
Bank, N.Y., April 30, 1896
1 8 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., March 7, 1898
1 9 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Altmar, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., November 24, 1898
1 10 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, [Port Byron, N.Y.], to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y.. February 6. 1900
1 11 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., February 8, 1900
1 12 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., February 19, 1900; with enclosed letter of C.C. Blakeman, Port Byron, N.Y.,  February 17, 1900
1 13 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., March 20, 1901
1 14 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., April 22, 1901
1 15 A.L.S., Thomas Costello, Albany, N.Y., to Carrie B. Costello, Altmar, N.Y., February 3, 1902; with enclosed letter of J.K. De Forest Hudson, Kingston, Mass., February 2, 1902
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