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Title
Memorial of an absent sister : manuscript, 1840
Name/Creator
Sawyer, Harriet Newell., creator
Sawyer, F. W., correspondent.
Williams, Henry, fl. 1840, dedicatee.
Harvard Commission on Western History
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:3229215 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Language
English
Description
1 v. (62 leaves) ; 20 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Commonplace books-United States-19th century.

print
Subject
Sawyer, Harriet Newell ;  Sawyer, F. W ;  Huntington (Iowa) -- Description and travel -- 19th century ;  Huntington (Iowa) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century ;  Middle West -- Description and travel -- 19th century ;  Middle West -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

Category
Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

English

Commonplace books

19 century

Note
Contains transcriptions of poems, essays, and letters written 1830-1840, chiefly by Sawyer. Includes two letters, one written by Sawyer and another by her husband F. W. Sawyer, both dated 1840, concerning a trip from Kennebunk to Huntington, Iowa, with descriptions of the land, and social life and customs.

Autograph transcription, signed, dated Kennebunk, Me., 30 June 1840; inscribed to Henry Williams.

Bound in brown cloth.

Forms part of the collection of Western Americana manuscripts at Houghton Library, collected under the auspices of the Harvard Commission on Western History.

MS AmW 16. Houghton Library, Harvard University.