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John Barton Patterson papers

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1149
Scope and Contents Two letters (June 18 and July 13, 1835), from Elbert Herring discussing problems with the distribution of annuities between the Sauk and Fox Indian tribes. Two commissions as justice of the peace, September 19, 1835 signed by Governor Joseph Duncan and August 31, 1839 signed by Governor Thomas Carlin.
Dates: Created: 1835 - 1839

Joseph Shaw letter

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1373
Scope and Contents Letter to his daughter(Miss A.E.C. Shaw) in Portland discusses spending the evening at Governor Duncan's and Mrs. Duncan's suggestion that the recipient would like to teach in a "private family" and how they would like to have her for their own children. Describes the family and tells her what information to include in a letter to the Duncan's if she is interested. Mentions family sickness. Ink drawing of "Mr. Shaw's residence at Locust Grove."
Dates: Created: December 17, 1837

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