Date

12-29-1861

Letter To:

Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois

Letter From:

Bridgeport, Polk County, Oregon Territory

Description

Isaac and Margaret Smith describe a flood that damaged farm buildings and livestock. An addendum discusses family health and welfare, giving one year free rent to William Butler on the farm in Illinois, and news of general feelings of Oregon men about the war between the North and South.

Transcription Note

Transcriptions of the letter are found in the PDF file.

Collection

Butler Family Letters, MSS 2

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