Sarah F. Sanborn letter to Peter Sanborn, 1857
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Sarah F. Sanborn, age 14, away at school in Auburn, wrote to her father, Peter F. Sanborn of East Readfield. She comments on attending the sensational Knight murder trial in Auburn and her sense of how the trial is going.
Sarah and her father frequently wrote to one another. She was born in 1843 and died in 1927 in Pasadena, California.
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