Peter Sanborn letter to daughter, 1865

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Peter Sanborn wrote to his daughter, Sarah, asking her to return home because her younger sister, Lizzy, was sick with diphtheria. Elizabeth "Lizzy" Sanborn was studying at Kent's Hill School.

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About This Item

  • Title: Peter Sanborn letter to daughter, 1865
  • Creator: Sanborn, Peter F.
  • Creation Date: 1865-04-24
  • Subject Date: 1865
  • 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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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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