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Title [Autograph letter signed from V. and J.P. Capron and E.W. and H. Chandler, addressed to John P. Capron of Marshfield, Vt.]
Author Capron, V
Date 1845
Document Type Correspondence
Region Iowa
Places Keosauqua
Keywords family life, crops, Mormons
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The letter consists of family news and the following passage at the foot of the second page: "There has been quite a number of people emegranted from this territory this Spring to oregon about three hundred wagons and three thousand Cattle I dont know the exact number of people their ware to baptist preachers went out as missionarys one the Rev H Johnson from here it creatid quite an excitement for awhile..."." Graff 644, Chandler, E. W., & H. Chandler, Autograph Letter Signed, included with Graff 581.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 581
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue