Type (DCMI Terms)
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois
Bridgeport, Polk County, Oregon Territory
Written by Margaret Smith, this letter discusses the general health of the Smith family, and expresses Margaret's desire to know the particulars about the family she left behind in Illinois. An addendum by Rufus Smith provides a child's perspective of the Oregon Territory, new livestock, building furniture and gates, and missing friends and family in Illinois.
Butler Family Letters, MSS 2
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Smith, Margaret and Smith, Rufus, "Letter to John Butler, Eliza (Smith) Butler and Matilda Smith from Margaret Smith" (1854). Butler Family Letters (Transcripts). 17.