Sarah F. Sanborn letter to Peter Sanborn, 1857

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


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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  • Title: Sarah F. Sanborn letter to Peter Sanborn, 1857
  • Creator: Sarah F. Sanborn
  • Creation Date: 1857-03-06
  • 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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