Authors

Elijah Butler

Date

7-7-1856

Letter To:

Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois

Letter From:

Bloomington, Polk County, Oregon Territory

Description

Elijah Butler writes to inform John Butler of the death of their father, Peter Butler, and his funeral at the Monmouth schoolhouse with John E. Murphy presiding. An addendum to Brother and Sister dated August 21st from John Butler, passing the letter to other family members in Illinois.

Transcription Note

Transcriptions of the letter are found in the PDF file.

Collection

Butler Family Letters, MSS 2

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