Letter from Peter Sanborn to daughter, 1857

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Peter F. Sanborn of East Readfield wrote to his daughter, Sarah, who was away at school. He mentions that his son, Joe, about 4 years old, is ill and he hopes that he does not soon meet his brother, George, who died the previous year.

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  • Title: Letter from Peter Sanborn to daughter, 1857
  • Creator: Peter F. Sanborn
  • Creation Date: 1857-03-03
  • Subject Date: 1857
  • Locations:
    • Readfield, Kennebec County, ME
    • Auburn, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 362, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Sanborn family papers
  • Object Type: Text

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