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Sarah Sanborn letter on death, disease, 1862

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Sarah F. Sanborn, studying at Kent's Hill, wrote to her father, Peter F. Sanborn, about the possibility of her younger sister also studying at Kent's Hill and about the family's enduring much death and disease. She consoles her father about the death of her brother, Joseph.

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  • Title: Sarah Sanborn letter on death, disease, 1862
  • Creator: Sanborn, Sarah F.
  • Creation Date: 1862-10-24
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: Augusta, Kents Hill
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 362, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Sanborn family papers
  • Object Type: Text

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