Baldridge, Henry W. (b. 1869). Diaries, Correspondence, Pamphlets, and Receipts, 1875-94 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
The Henry Baldridge correspondence includes personal letters from various young ladies in Macon County and Decatur, Ill., and business letters concerning Baldridge's activities as a salesman of Darby Gas Burners. In his diaries, he discusses courtship, social behavior, church programs, town and school activities, and weather.
Lela E. Hoffman of Decatur donated the collection to the Illinois Historical Survey in 1974.