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Lyman Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1875 February 9

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Title: Lyman Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1875 February 9

Author

  • Colton, Lyman

Recipient

  • Fletcher, Andrew
  • Fletcher, Ruth

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Description

Topics include the death of his father Moses in 1868, the death of his sister Verona in 1872, his abuse as a boy at the hands of Enos Fletcher, his children and wife and their health, and the devestation in Kansas from the grasshoppers and the resulting famine and poverty affecting his family.

Genre(s): letter

Note [Digital Version]

2009-01-30, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Preferred citation

Lyman Colton to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1875 February 9, Consuelo Northrop Bailey Papers, Carton 065, Folder 028, Item 002, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/CnbC065f028i002 (accessed October 25, 2014)

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