Type (DCMI Terms)


Letter To:

Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois

Letter From:

Monmouth, Polk County, Oregon Territory


Ira F.M. Butler sends his condolences for death of John Butler's wife. He also discusses the birth of another girl, the Frazier River gold mine driving prices up in Oregon, the town of Monmouth growing, and probate issues with Elijah's estate. An August 23, 1858 addendum from Rachael Butler describes family health and wellness. A further addendum from Paradine Butler describes quilting, school and youth activities.

Transcription Note

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Butler Family Letters, MSS 2


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