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Bradford Sparrow to Parents and Brothers

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Title: Bradford Sparrow to Parents and Brothers


  • Sparrow, Bradford


  • ,

Source Document

Extent: 6 pages

Date Created: December 18, 1863


A long letter started on Dec 18th and begun again Dec 25th. Topics include Bradford recovering from sickness, receiving goods from home, boots and shirts, Mr. Bishop eating up some of the eatable food meant for Sparrow due to going so long without food, making strawberry preserves, requesting several hundred pounds of butter and cheese, various utilitarian items including a spider frying pan, a list of items Ira wants, mentions by name other men he has seen and talked to, acknowledges that a letter went missing and recaps what was written in that letter.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-07-22, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Bradford Sparrow to Parents and Brothers, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 20, 2018)

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