Authors

Isaac Smith

Date

8-6-1854

Letter To:

Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois

Letter From:

Bridgeport, Polk County, Oregon Territory

Description

Issac Smith describes the general welfare of the family, reporting bad colds and lung fever, little interest among the children toward school, gives instruction to John Butler for land management in Illinois, and reports prices for livestock and produce. He also discusses the scarcity of money, and asks that John send him a copy of 'The Western Fruit Book' and buy as subscription to the Atlas newspaper. An addendum describes Berryman's leg disorder.

Transcription Note

Transcriptions of the letter are found in the PDF file.

Collection

Butler Family Letters, MSS 2

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