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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

Lyman Meacham letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1023
Scope and Contents July 24, 1879 letter to General John A. McClernand regarding his service in the Black Hawk War and his remembrance of the wilderness of the prairie when he first traveled through it. Sent in response to a request for information re: men who had served in that war.
Dates: Created: July 24, 1879

Susan (Short) May papers

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1019
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on the Short family. A remembrance of her early life in Bristol. Recounts their life on the farm, building their house, the prairie, their move into Chicago and subsequent cholera epidemic that made her father return to the country, the schools, and their neighbors.
Dates: Created: Undated

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