Letter to Matilda Smith from Rufus Smith and Isaac Smith

Item

Title
Letter to Matilda Smith from Rufus Smith and Isaac Smith
Description
Rufus Smith writes to his aunt Matilda Smith about his experience boarding at Squire Whitman's while going the Monmouth school, his teachers and the subjects taught. An addendum to his cousin describes his new baby brother, John Butler Smith. A further addendum from Isaac Smith describes their mother's visit when the baby was born, general economic news, politics of possible statehood and an end to the Indian war, and prices of commodities.
Identifier
butlertranscripts/80
Date
8 December 1856
Creator
Rufus Smith
Type
Text
Key Words
Rufus Smith;Isaac Smith
Spatial Coverage
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois
Bridgeport, Polk County, Oregon Territory
Source
Butler Family Letters, MSS 2
Western Oregon University Archives
Rights
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history note
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