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Plumb Family letters

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1190

Scope and Contents

Letter, March 8, 1842, from Darius in Aurora to William Plumb in Vermont, discusses the canal being built, his temperance stand and allegiance to the Whigs, the beauty and fertility of the land around Aurora and a brief description of the town. Two letters from Stephen Eames, 1864 and 1872, and one from Rhoda E. Boyd, 1864 to Plumb family members discuss family matters.


  • Created: 1842 - 1872


Biographical / Historical

Darius Plumb came from Vermont and settled in Aurora, Ill.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 4 items

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