Letter from Samuel Gilman to his wife, Sept. 2, 1849

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Letter from Samuel Gilman to his wife, written on Sept. 2, 1849, describing the cholera outbreak in Bangor, living conditions and his homesickness.

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  • Title: Letter from Samuel Gilman to his wife, Sept. 2, 1849
  • Creation Date: 1849-09-02
  • Subject Date: 1849-09-02
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. S-324 Misc. 12/16
  • Collection: Henry Payson papers
  • Object Type: Text

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