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Wisconsin territorial letters--1848

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Wisconsin territorial letters--1848
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Racine Nov. 8th 1848 WI.Letters2bb.Lette01

1848, Nov. 8. J. P. Osgood, Racine, to Elizabeth Fletcher, Littleton, Massachusetts. "Dear Friend." Will fulfill all promises. A.L.S. 1p.

Geneva Wisconsin [Month not specified] 28th 1848 WI.Letters2bb.Lette02

1848, [Feb.] 28. A. Ferguson, Geneva, to George R. Pubius, Professor Normal School, Albany, New York. Has been in mercantile business 12 years. Wants to send his daughter to school in East, preferably the Albany Female Seminary. Asks advice. A.L.S. 1p.

Muskwonego [sic] Apr 9th 1848 WI.Letters2bb.Lette03

1848, Apr. 9. M. E. Whitney, Mukwonago [Springfield], to Hariett Hart, Victor, New York. Does not get homesick except on Sunday. Lives too far away to walk to church. Uncle has a horse but he is not a "meeting man." Many deaths occurred in the village. "They have a sort of [epodemick?] or black toung that the doctors know nothing about." Has had a little millinery and some dressmaking. Country is better than the writer expected. The settlers are very intelligent. A part of them are from New York State. A.L.S. 3pp.

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Racine Nov. 8th 1848

Geneva Wisconsin [Month not specified] 28th 1848

Muskwonego [sic] Apr 9th 1848


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