Date

8-3-1856

Letter To:

Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois

Letter From:

Bloomington, Polk County, Oregon Territory

Description

A letter from Elizabeth Hutchinson ("Lissie") to her niece Lavinia, discussing the death of Peter Butler, and asking for leaves from Illinois to give to Rachel Butler, her grandmother. An addendum to Erastus from Aunt Lissie thanks him for his letter and gives news of his cousins. An addendum to Grandville and Isaac invites them to visit Oregon when the Pacific railroad is complete.

Transcription Note

Transcriptions of the letter are found in the PDF file.

Collection

Butler Family Letters, MSS 2

Rights

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