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Lucy Maynard papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1021

Scope and Contents

Letters to family in both Illinois and Massachusetts from Canton and LaHarpe, Illinois. Discusses the family, the crops, the houses, the natural vegetation, and the differences between the way things are done in Illinois and in Massachusetts such as cooking and the differences between people from different states.

Dates

  • Created: 1834 - 1845

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Came to Illinois, where her sons had settled, from Massachusetts. Father, brother and sister remained in Massachusetts and sister, Betsy Lincoln lived in Windsor, Ohio.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 6 items

Language of Materials

English